Available Archives on Intangible Cultural Heritage

One of the many sections of the newly formed ichLinks site is the archive (https://ichlinks.com/archive/archiveM.do). While relatively new, the archive promises to deliver more and more valuable information on intangible cultural heritage of the Asia-Pacific region as the site grows....

Lkhon Khol

Inscribed in 2018 on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding, Lkhon Khol Wat Svay Andet (Lkhon Kohl) is practiced in a community surrounding Wat Svay Andet, a Buddhist monastery located around ten kilometers east of...

An Open Call for Papers for the ICH Courier

ICHCAP is currently looking for qualified individuals to contribute to our quarterly journal, ICH Courier, in particular for our “Windows to ICH” section. Over the past several years, we have covered myriad topics and are looking for fresh voices to...

Drangyen, Bhutanese Instrument and Lessons

The Bhutanese lute, the drangyen, is the oldest and most well-known instrument of Bhutan. The word drangyen itself roughly translates to “hear the melody,” where dra means “melody,” and ngyen means “listen.” The drangyen is often used in religious festivals...

Silk Roads ICH Networking Program Meeting Outcome

Time: 15:00–17:00 Date: 28 January 2020 Parties: Members of UNESCO-ICHCAP, the International Institute for Central Asian Studies (IICAS), and the KF Korea-Central Asia Cooperation Forum Secretariat (KF) Purpose: To further explore our ambitious Silk Roads ICH Network Program. First off,...

2020 Silk Roads ICH Networking Program

For the past decade, ICHCAP has been working Central Asian nations to safeguard their ICH. These endeavors have included survey projects, digitization projects, audio/video projects, and many others. In 2020, ICHCAP teamed up with IICAS to develop a survey about...