Interconnectedness of Culture and Craft (Tais) in Timor-Leste

Ceremonial cloth known as tais (traditional handcraft) has been woven in Timor-Leste for generations. Weaving traditions are considered key social functions for strengthening familial bonds. Textiles handcrafts are an invaluable expression of traditional knowledge and East Timorese culture. The designs...

2020 Jeonju International Awards now Accepting Applications

The Jeonju International Awards for Promoting Intangible Cultural Heritage funded by the City of Jeonju is to encourage safeguarding practice of ICH in the global community regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, race, age, gender, or any other political, social, economic,...

PROJECT “KALYAK – CHON-ALAI’S HERITAGE”

A project to revive kalyak - the traditional female headdress, by involving the local community of Chon-Alay region, Osh province (Kyrgyzstan) to document and popularize, is being implemented by voluntary association “Uz Datkalar”, with the support of the Institute for...

Living Arts Cultural Festival 2019

The second edition of the Living Arts Cultural Festival took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on the 15th – 17th November 2019 with more than 135 performers representing seven (7) international cultural traditions and ten (10) Malaysian cultural traditions. Organized...

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