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

Impact of the Intangible Cultural Heritage on Creative Economy, 2021 South Asia Sub-regional Meeting was held

The International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (hereinafter ICHCAP) held the 2021 Sub-regional Meeting for Intangible Cultural Heritage...

Finding the Value of Creativity and Innovation in Intangible Cultural Heritage

The 2021 World Intangible Cultural Heritage Forum, hosted by the National Intangible Heritage Center (Director, Jong-Hee Lee) of the Cultural Heritage Administration and supervised by ICHCAP (Director-General, Gi-Hyung Keum), will...

2021 Cheongju Craft Biennale, The Craft for Conviviality to overcome Global Pandemic Fatigue

The Cheongju Craft Biennale, an international exhibition event representing Cheongju and the world's first and largest event in the field of crafts, opened on September 8. This event is colored...

Fourth Preparatory Committee Meeting for the Silk Roads Living Heritage Network Held

On 25 August 2021, UNESCO-ICHCAP and its collaborative partners IICAS and the KF Korea-Central Asia Cooperation Forum Secretariat held the fourth preparatory committee meeting for the Silk Roads Living Heritage...

Qalishuyan Heritage

The Qalishuyan is the 1,000-year-old ritual of Mashhad Ardehal is the only religious ceremony in Persia that history is according to the solar-agricultural calendar. This ritual is known as "Qali...

Different Communities in Nepal Celebrates Shrawan Shukla Purnima

Nepal is a diverse country, which is reflected in the rituals, traditional festivals and practices. Even the same day is celebrated by different ethnic communities with different practices and even...


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