ICH Book Publication

Recently published ICH books, (from left) Living Heritage Series ‘Traditional Musical Instruments’, Silk Roads ICH Survey Report-‘Festival’ ⓒ ICHCAP

ICHCAP has published a variety of books and materials covering ICH elements, relevant national lists, and policies that aim for organized protection of living heritage. Generally, ICHCAP publications lead readers to navigate how ICH elements are crafted, performed, or shared in different activities, measures, and contexts.

Main Activities

  • Living Heritage Series
  • ICH & Society Series
  • ICH NGO Activities’ Casebook Series
  • “Understanding Intangible Cultural Heritage” (Revised version, Korean)
  • Translating UNESCO’s ICH Policy Brochures in Multi-Languages


  • ICH experts, relevant organizations, practitioners, NGOs, students, and the public with interest in ICH


  • Living Heritage Series
Year Title View
2017 Traditional Medicine View
2018 Tugging Rituals and Games View
2019 Traditional Food View
2020 Traditional Martial Arts View
  • ICH & Society Series
Year Title Link
2010 Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Mongols View
2012 Pinagmulan: Enumeration from the Philippine Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage View
2014 Traditional Knowledge and Wisdom: Themes from the Pacific Islands View
2014-2015 Intangible Cultural Heritage of Bhutan View
2015-2016 Ha Noi Intangible Cultural Heritage in Contemporary Life View
2015-2016 Intangible Cultural Heritage of Uzbekistan View
2016-2017 Intangible Cultural Heritage in Tajikistan View
2018-2019 Intangible Cultural Heritage of Kyrgyzstan View
  • ICH NGO Activities’ Casebook Series
Year Title Link
2016 ICH NGO’s Strategy in Achieving Sustainable Development – Sustainable Cities and Communities View
2017 Contribution of Intangible Cultural Heritage to Sustainable Development in South Asia View
2018 Intangible Cultural Heritage NGOs’ Strategy in Achieving Sustainable Development: The Relationship between Safeguarding ICH and Education View
2020 Intangible Cultural Heritage NGO’s Strategy in Achieving Sustainable Development: Goal 2. Zero Hunger View