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

Siruwat: Narrating the Untold Journey of the Deities to the Himalayas during the Covid-19 Pandemic

The Rai communities of the eastern hills of Nepal celebrate the Siruwat festival during April and May, on the Nepali first full moon day of the year. Siruwat is celebrated...

ICH Documentary Series in Southeast Asia—Indonesia #1: Saman Dance with Thousand Hands

Saman is a traditional religious performing art of the Gayo people in Gayo Lues and surrounding districts in Aceh Province, Indonesia. The performers, always an odd number, sit on their...

Art in the Time of Corona: Needs and Challenges

In these unstable and uncertain times, we need to look to the things that unite us – the things that show us the world in all of its variations -...

Call for Papers: ICH NGO Conference

ICHCAP is pleased to invite NGOs to participate in the online 2020 ICH NGO Conference: ICH on Resilience in Crisis to be held on 12 and 13 November 2020, in...

2020 ICH Associate Expert Program Open Call for Application

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2020 Advisory Committee Meeting for ICHCAP

The 2020 Advisory Committee Meeting for ICHCAP was held at the Kensington Hotel in Seoul on June 19 (Friday). The new advisory committee for ICHCAP, composed of nine experts, was...


Related Sites

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

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