Yeondeunghoe, Lantern Lighting Festival in the Republic of Korea

Republic of Korea Inscribed in 2020 (15.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity Yeondeunghoe, lantern lighting festival, takes place throughout the Republic of Korea. As the eighth day of the fourth lunar month (Buddha’s birthday)...

Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest 2021

Calling young photographers! Do you live along the Silk Roads? Have you traveled these ancient routes? Does their rich history fascinate you? Then join UNESCO in promoting dialogue, diversity, and development! The 2021 edition of the Youth Eyes on the...

Digital Toolkits Focusing on Heritage Safeguarding and Sustainable Development

The Heritage-Sensitive Intellectual Property & Marketing Strategies, India (HIPAMSINDIA), focuses on intangible cultural heritage (ICH) practices, such as craft, dance, musical performance, storytelling, and painting. These practices give communities a sense of identity and belonging. The sale of products created...