Gundri, a Traditional Nepali Mattress

Made up of hand-woven rice straw, gundri is used as a sleeping bed and sitting mat and for drying pulses and grains, especially in the countryside. People, peasants in particular, fold gundri into a vertical circle where they store rice...

Shital Pati: A Traditional Handicraft of Bangladesh

Shital pati (literally “cool mat”) is an age-old traditional handicraft item of Bangladesh, which is sometimes used as alternative to bed sheets. For generations, people living in the Northeastern districts in the country, such as Sylhet, Moulvibazar, Habiganj, Sunamganj, Netrokona,...

Google Meets ICH

In 2016, ICHCAP signed a partnership with the Google Cultural Institute to showcase Asia-Pacific ICH online. Considering the vastness of the region, the project began with an initiative to exhibit Pacific ICH first. Seven teams participated in the exhibition, which...

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