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

Asia-Europe Cultural Relations – A look ahead Public Forum – Register Now!

Registration is now open for the online Public Forum Asia-Europe Cultural Relations: A look ahead organised by ASEF Culture on 9 February 2023, from 5 to 6.30pm SGT, as the...

New forms for submitting nominations available

20 January 2023 Following the completion of the global reflection on the listing mechanisms of the Convention by the ninth session of the General Assembly in July 2022, the Secretariat...

Educational project for transmission of Common cultural heritage, Ponte…nas Ondas!

In 2022, ‘Ponte…nas ondas! (PNO!)’ was registered as UNESCO’s Best Practices for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage by Spain and Portugal. PNO is an association established for the purpose of safeguarding...

Post-Harvest Celebrations in Nepal

Human has always lived in harmony with the nature and most of the festivities we celebrate today are still the reminder of that. One of such celebration is the full...

2022 Advisory Committee Meeting of ICHCAP

ICHCAP held the 2022 Advisory Committee Meeting on 15 December 2022 in Seoul. In this meeting, ICHCAP shared its major programmes and projects implemented in 2022 and discussed future development...

ICHCAP Signed a Multi-Party MOU on Eurasia Cooperation Network

On 13 December 2022, ICHCAP signed an MOU on Eurasia Cooperation Network that was established by the Busan Foundation for International Cooperation (BFIC). MOU was signed by 14 parties, the...


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