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

Singapore Antāti specialist art workshops

From July to September 2022 Singapore-based consultancy Antāti is conducting specialist workshops focused on collecting, curating, mounting and mount making, and conservation. The workshops bring into focus aspects of collection...

Traditional Iconic Mats of Fiji The Vakaurua Mat

The pandanus is used throughout the Pacific as a source of leaves from which mats and a number of other artefacts are made. Several species of pandanus are or have...

Food Diversity, Geographical Diversity and Ethnic Diversity

Food does not only tell the stories of its ingredients, preparation process and taste but also geography, climate, lifestyle and people of the origin of the food. Food helps us...

International Call: Expansion of the Global Network of Facilitators of the 2003 Convention

UNESCO is launching a call for expressions of interest to expand the Global Network of Facilitators of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. To support...

The Ninth Session of the General Assembly of the 2003 Convention Held

The ninth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was held from 5 to 7 July...

Tenth Annual Coordination Meeting of ICH Category 2 Centres Held

The Tenth Annual Coordination Meeting of Category 2 Centers Active in the Field of Intangible Cultural Heritage was held on 8 July 2022 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. The...


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