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

ICH Webinar Series on Higher Education to End with a Session on Curriculum Development for ICH Safeguarding

Session IV of the ICH Webinar Series will be held on 12 August 2020 at 16:00-17:30 (KST). Co-organized by ICHCAP and the UNESCO Bangkok Office, the series has been unearthing...

A Tale of Two Curries: Culinary Tradition as a Form of Cultural Heritage

‘Like this,’ the old woman says, raking her fingers through red lentils clouding a stream of bottled water. We’re crowded together in the kitchen of the guesthouse I am staying...

Community Schools: Intangible Cultural Heritage Collaborate with the Community

The UNESCO Convention addresses: “Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) means the practices, representations, expressions, knowledge, skills—that communities, groups and in some cases, individuals recognize as part of their cultural heritage” (Convention...

‘ichLinks’, an ICH Information Platform in the Asia-Pacific Region, Began in Earnest

The project to implement ‘ichLinks,’ a digital platform covering information on ICH in the Asia-Pacific region, has begun in earnest. Seven countries—Malaysia, Mongolia, Vietnam, India, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Fiji—have been...

Roles of Shared Heritage of South Korea and North Korea Based on the Viability of ICH

Cultural heritage had been defined and maintained centered around physical structures or tangible features. It is only recently that the focus has shifted to nonphysical and intangible values of heritage,...

Call for Papers: Traditional Musical Instruments

At 14.COM in Bogota, the #HeritageAlive Editorial Board decided to choose traditional musical instruments as the topic for the next book. The deadline for submitting articles is 15 October 2020....


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