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

Get ready for the 17.COM !

The start of the seventeenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage is fast approaching. With over 1000 participants already registered, this will be...

Stories of Water and Humanity, 2022 Living Heritage Series Published

The International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region (hereinafter ICHCAP) and the International Centre for Water Security and Sustainable Management (hereinafter i-WSSM), both under...

ICHCAP Signed an MOU with ICDH For Safeguarding the Silk Roads Heritage

The International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (ICHCAP) and the International Centre for Documentary Heritage under the auspices...

Domestic Stakeholder Workshop on UNESCO’s 2003 Convention to be Held in Seoul

A workshop will be held in Seoul to examine the latest news and trends related to the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (hereinafter referred to...

The Ministry of Information, culture, and Tourism (MICT) of Lao People’s Democratic Republic visited ICHCAP

Ten Lao government officials from the Ministry of Information, Culture, and Tourism of Lao PDR (MICT), visited ICHCAP on 7 November 2022. The delegation included the Director of Foreign Cooperation...

MOU Signed between ICHCAP and EAFF on safeguarding and promoting intangible cultural heritage in the Silk Road area

On 23 October 2022, the International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (ICHCAP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...


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