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

Call for Articles: 2023 Living Heritage Series

At 16.COM in Paris, the #HeritageAlive Editorial Board chose “Storytelling” as the topic for the next book in the Living Heritage Series. The new book will be published collaborated with...

2022 Gangneung Danoje Festival Begins

The Gangneung Danoje Festival, which has been registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and a National Intangible Cultural Property in Korea, will be held at the Gangneung...

Biskā festival from Nepal travels to UK

With the arrival of spring, festivals and festivities have returned to the cities, towns and villages with Newa population. This season is about the major chariot processions in three cities...

Held 2022 Gijisi Juldarigi (Tug-of-War) Festival from 13 to 15 May in Dangjin

The Gijisi Juldarigi (Tug-of-War) Festival, which was not held due to COVID-19, was held in three years from 13 to 15 May at the Gijisi Juldarigi Museum and in areas...

Thailand’s ICH Video Documentary Series #3: ‘Loy Krathong,’ Paying Homage to the River God

Loy kratong is one of the representative festivals held throughout Thailand. An event is held every year on the day of the full moon in December of the lunar calendar,...

The National Heritage Board (NHB) of Singapore visited ICHCAP

The National Heritage Board (NHB) of Singapore visited ICHCAP and had a meeting with the Director-General, Kim Ji-sung on 12 May (Thu) 2022. The participants from NHB, including Mr. Alvin...


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