What We Do

Information Sharing

ICHCAP aims to promote intangible cultural heritage (ICH) safeguarding activities of individuals, communities, organizations, institutions, and countries through management and effective sharing of information and cultural data focusing on ICH....

Network Building

Our Centre establishes networks among communities, groups, and individuals to help transmit and share intangible cultural heritage. This initiative strengthens cooperative networks among NGOs, research institutes, and government organizations regionally...

Raising Awareness

Promoting the value of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) and raising public awareness about cultural assets, domains of knowledge, and practices relevant to ICH safeguarding shape conducive conditions for the protection...


RECENT NEWS

Moroccan Delegation and UNESCO Rabat Office Visited ICHCAP for Future Collaboration

On 29 September 2022, Mr. Hassan Chouikh, Director of Vocational Training and Continuing Education for Craftsmen, as well as two high-level officials from the Ministry of Tourism, Handicrafts, and Social...

CRAFTS IN ASIA: PATHWAYS TO SUSTAINABILITY NEW PUBLICATION

ASEF through its arts platform culture360 is delighted to present Crafts in Asia: Pathways to Sustainability, a new Guide on sustainable textile practices and crafts in Asia addressing climate change,...

Desert Festivals celebrating Intangible Cultural Heritage

The Thar desert shapes the cultural heritage of western districts of Rajasthan in India. Rajasthan is a potpourri of several performing arts and handicraft traditions. A series of nine festivals...

The traditional woven carpets of the Kyrgyz people

The traditional carpet weaving takes a special place in the material culture of the Kyrgyz people, nomads and pastoralists of Central Asia. Its centuries-old history, customs and traditions has developed...

Listening to the Voice of the Youth for the Future of Safeguarding Intangible Heritage: On the Opening of the 2022 ICH Youth Forum

The UNESCO ICHCAP (Director-General Ji Sung Kim) will hold the 2022 ICH Youth Forum on September 22, 2022 (17:00 to 19:00 KST). The forum invites youth activists and researchers who...

Traditional Knowledge, Thoughts and Practices Concerning Nature and Humanity 2022 ICH World Forum: Intangible Cultural Heritage and Traditional Knowledge

Hosted by the National Intangible Heritage Center (Director Kyunghoon Yi) under the Cultural Heritage Administration and organized by UNESCO ICHCAP (Director-General Ji Sung Kim), the 2022 ICH World Forum will...


Related Sites

ichLinks

ichLinks is a one-stop online platform where you can easily meet and experience intangible cultural heritage information and content from forty-eight UNESCO member states in the Asia-Pacific region. ichLinks will advance as a common venue for communication and cooperation among various stakeholders, including policy makers, research institutes, experts, NGOs, communities and practitioners related to intangible cultural heritage.

ICH Courier

ICHCAP publishes the ICH Courier as a specialized magazine in the field of ICH to provide news and information related to intangible cultural heritage in the Asia-Pacific region. The recent volumes can be viewed and downloaded online ICH Courier website.

e-Knowledge Center

ICHCAP has uploaded some of its project outcomes on our e-Knowledge Center website. Here, you can find multimedia materials and electronic versions of many ICHCAP publications.


COOPERATIVE PARTNERS

National Intangible Heritage Center

National Intangible Heritage Center

CRIHAP, Category 2 Center

CRIHAP, Category 2 Center

IRCI, Category 2 Center

IRCI, Category 2 Center

Regional Research Centre for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in West and Central Asia

Regional Research Centre for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in West and Central Asia

Korean National Commission for UNESCO

Korean National Commission for UNESCO

Cultural Heritage Administration of Korea

Cultural Heritage Administration of Korea

UNESCO

UNESCO

Centro Regional para la Salvaguardia del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de América Latina

Centro Regional para la Salvaguardia del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de América Latina