What We Do

Information Sharing

ICHCAP aims to promote intangible cultural heritage (ICH) safeguarding activities of individuals, communities, organizations, institutions, and countries through management and effective sharing of information and cultural data focusing on ICH....

Network Building

Our Centre establishes networks among communities, groups, and individuals to help transmit and share intangible cultural heritage. This initiative strengthens cooperative networks among NGOs, research institutes, and government organizations regionally...

Raising Awareness

Promoting the value of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) and raising public awareness about cultural assets, domains of knowledge, and practices relevant to ICH safeguarding shape conducive conditions for the protection...


RECENT NEWS

Experts from South Asia Discuss ICH Education in Bangladesh

Living heritage is viable through transmission that takes place in various formats and places. Transmission of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) occurs within formal education((Formal education is education delivered in a...

Seminar on Digital Documentation for Safeguarding Cultural Heritage to be Held on 20 July 2019

The international seminar, Protecting the Past for the Future: Digital Documentation as One of the Imperative Tools for Safeguarding of Cultural Heritage, will take place on 20 July 2019 (Saturday)...

International Council for Traditional Music Conference to be Held in Bangkok

The forty-fifth International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) World Conference 2019 will be held from 11 to 17 July 2019 at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. This is the first time...

Yilan International Children’s Folklore & Folkgame Festival in Taiwan

The Yilan International Children’s Folklore & Folkgame Festival (YICFFF) 2019 is to be held from 5 July to 18 August around the Dongshan River Water Park in Yilan County, Taiwan....

Uzbek Culture and Traditions Associated with Childbirth

The customs and rituals associated with childbirth and the period of chilla (forty days after childbirth) constitute the oldest layer of family and everyday rituals of Central Asians. Rites and...

Survey: How Living Heritage Is Used for Teaching and Learning in Asia-Pacific Schools

Living heritage—music and dance, rituals, knowledge about our environment, etc.—is everywhere around us. UNESCO is conducting a survey to understand how living heritage is used for teaching and learning in...


Related Sites

ICH Courier

A new life enters a community, and to celebrate and commemorate the new arrival to the community, many groups have developed rituals and ceremonies. In volume 39, we look at birthing traditions of communities in the Republic of Korea, India, the Philippines, and Palau. Read the articles on the ICH Courier website.

e-Knowledge Center

ICHCAP has uploaded some of its project outcomes on our e-Knowledge Center website. Here, you can find multimedia materials and electronic versions of many ICHCAP publications.


COOPERATIVE PARTNERS

National Intangible Heritage Center

National Intangible Heritage Center

CRIHAP, Category 2 Center

CRIHAP, Category 2 Center

IRCI, Category 2 Center

IRCI, Category 2 Center

Regional Research Centre for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in West and Central Asia

Regional Research Centre for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in West and Central Asia

Korean National Commission for UNESCO

Korean National Commission for UNESCO

Centro Regional para la Salvaguardia del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de América Latina

Centro Regional para la Salvaguardia del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de América Latina