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

Online Exhibition of Youth ICH Storytelling Opened

ICHCAP has opened an online exhibition of the winning entries of the 2019 Asia-Pacific Youth ICH Storytelling Contest (link: https://www.unesco-ichcap.org/kor/ek/sub2019/index.php). The exhibition displays the twenty-nine winning works of the contest...

ICH & Inventories: Call for Participation

The DIGITAL ICH Observatory is conducting a survey on inventories & intangible cultural heritage. With this survey, they intend to study the practices and opinions of users of ICH inventories....

Documentary on Ssireum Won Award at Int’l Film Festival

Ssireum, Beyond Division and Connecting the World, a special documentary on traditional Korean wrestling, won the Gold Remi Award in the TV Special Documentary category at the 53rd WorldFest-Houston International...

COVID-19 Special: Singapore’s #RamadanTogether Campaign

Ramadan is the ninth month on the Islamic calendar and the holiest month of the year for Muslims all over the world. During this period, Muslims fast (referred to as...

100th Issue of ICH Plus

ICH Plus has marked its 100th volume. ICH Plus is a fortnightly online e-newsletter published by ICHCAP and was started in 2016 to promote the visibility of ICH information. ICH...

Rethinking ICH Safeguarding in Times of Greater Isolation and Unrest

The term “safeguarding” in the UNESCO 2003 Convention is defined as “measures aimed at ensuring the viability of the intangible cultural heritage.” It is implied in the Convention that safeguarding...


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