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

Newly Published Living Heritage Series: Traditional Musical Instruments

International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (UNESCO-ICHCAP) published a new book in the Living Heritage Series – Traditional...

Intangible Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development Virtual Expo

Organised jointly by International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region (ICHCAP), UNESCO Bangkok and Ahmedabad University, a virtual expo on Intangible Cultural Heritage and...

2021 Bridge Conference

The Korean National Commission for UNESCO, with support from the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and UNESCO, will be hosting the Bridge Conference 2021 for two days...

75th anniversary of UNESCO!

The 41st session of General Conference, which is taking place from 9 to 24 November 2021, also marks UNESCO’s 75th anniversary. For the occasion, an exhibition titled “The UNESCO Adventure”...

ICH in the Implementation of UNESCO Culture 2030 Indicators in the Philippines and Baguio City

The pilot implementation of the UNESCO Culture 2030 Indicators in the Philippines and Baguio City was officially launched with an inception workshop. The workshop, conducted online via Zoom on 2...

Transforming ICH Businesses During A Pandemic

In 2021, the National Heritage Board of Singapore launched an Organisation Transformation Grant (OTG) to support business transformation efforts by intangible cultural heritage (ICH) practitioners and heritage businesses as part...


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