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

Traditional Performing Arts in Times of a Pandemic

The novel coronavirus fears have affected various sectors of the economy, politics, society, and culture. Notably, the cultural sector has been directly and substantially affected by the coronavirus crisis. Most...

e-Knowledge Center—Traditional Instruments of Myanmar

The traditional musical instruments of Myanmar are valuable cultural assets that represent the rich cultural traditions and arts of the country. The history of traditional instruments began as early as...

Cambodia’s ICH Chapei Master Transmits Public Health Messages

In Cambodia, ICH is deployed for the transmission of important public health messages. One of the traditional functions of Chapei Dang Veng artists in Cambodian society is to convey important...

Asia Culture Research Center—2020 Call for Articles

The Asia Culture Research Center was established to undertake interdisciplinary research in the fields of humanities—social sciences, and arts—based on the values and ideas of various Asian cultures. The center...

UNESCO Launches Platform on Living Heritage and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Impact on Living Heritage Experiences shared so far through the online survey have shown the scale of disruption across the world, with many significant festive events and rituals canceled or...

ICH Webinar Series to Start in June 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has seriously caused public disruption manifesting in different forms such as places on lockdowns, untimely shutdown of schools, cancellations of mass gatherings, and temporary closure of businesses....


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