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

Charms and Transformations of Makgeolli, Stories on K-Traditional Alcoholic Beverages and Intangible Cultural Heritage

Korea’s first alcoholic beverage critic and travel writer Huh Si-myeong gave a special lecture “Charms and Transformations of Makgeolli—Huh Si-myeong’s Stories on Korean Traditional Alcoholic Beverages and Intangible Cultural Heritage”...

Reviving worshipping practices of sacred sites in Mongolia

Key expeditions were organized in Mongolia as part of the International Assistance (IA) project ‘Supporting natural and cultural sustainability through the revitalization and transmission of the traditional practices of worshipping...

Pilgrimage to the St. Thaddeus Apostle Monastery

On 17 December 2020, the rite and pilgrimage to St. Thaddeus Church were added to the Representative List of intangible cultural heritage with a joint nomination file with Armenia and...

The 3rd ichLinks Executive Committee held in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

The 3rd ichLinks Executive Committee was held on June 28, 2022 (Tuesday) at the Borneo Cultures Museum in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. This committee was organized in Kuching thanks to the...

ICHCAP ICH Video Documentary Series #6: Traditional Igal Dance in the Philippines

Igal is a fast but gentle dance that is shared by the Sama people of Tawi-Tawi Island, located in the southernmost part of the Philippines, and the people of the...

Ninth Session of the General Assembly for the 2003 Convention

The ninth session of the General Assembly of States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will be held at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, from Tuesday...


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