Nowruz

For thousands of years, Nowruz has been celebrated by the Persians. This ancient ceremony is celebrated every year on 1 Farvardin (the first month in Persian Calendar), roughly 20 April, to welcome the new year and the spring, which brings...

Mithila Art of Nepal

Vibrant colors, deception of animals, plants, and everyday life of people to the mythological narratives are the features of Mithila art. But the most important aspect of about this art is that women strictly have a monopoly over it. So...

Tattooing

The arc of cultural heritage is far broader than many realize. For many, the term calls to mind the physical remains of the past, often in the image of ancient buildings and ruins, or the history of a collective. If...

Intangible Heritage and Museums

ICOM believes museums have a role to play in the protection of intangible heritage and is committed to the defense of this vulnerable heritage. Heritage embraces more than collections of objects or monuments, it includes intangible manifestations such as traditions...

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