What We Do

Information Sharing

ICHCAP collects and publishes information about intangible cultural heritage to raise awareness about the importance of safeguarding this heritage. We also develop digital and print materials and support performances, exhibitions,...

Network Building

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

Raising Awareness

To promote community participation and enhance public awareness about intangible cultural heritage, we produce a variety of publications, including the ICH Courier, an e-newsletter, translations of UNESCO publications into Asia-Pacific...


RECENT NEWS

Jae Suk Chung, Head of CHA, Visits ICHCAP

Jae Suk Chung, Head of the Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA), visited ICHCAP on 16 January. During her meeting with ICHCAP staff, she listened to their work reports, talked with them,...

Promoting Understanding and Cooperation among UNESCO C2 Centers in Korea

On 15 January, ICHCAP, which is supported by the Cultural Heritage Administration (led by Jae-suk Chung), held a meeting for Korea’s five category two centers (C2C) at the National Intangible...

2018 ICOMOS Annual General Assembly and Meeting of ICH Experts in Buenos Aires

From 3 to 8 December 2018, the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) had its Annual General Assembly in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for this year. This meeting is part...

The Tradition of Acheik Weaving in Myanmar

In Myanmar, people wear traditional clothes, prominently acheik longyi (skirt) in events such as weddings, novitiation ceremonies, and national gatherings. When you find a lady wearing acheik longyi abroad, she...

Ethno Cambodia: Workshop on Traditional and Folk Music for Young Musicians

Thirty young musicians from ten countries are participating the first Ethno Cambodia in Siem Reap, an international traditional and folk music workshop that will run from 7 to 14 January...

#HeritageAlive: Call for Articles on Traditional Food

At 13.COM in Mauritius, the Editorial Board of the ICH NGO Forum decided to concentrate on traditional food for the next publication. The deadline for submitting articles is April 1,...


Related Sites

ICH Courier

In traditional thought, water has long been considered a main life-force element. In Volume 37, the ICH Courier explores ICH as it relates to water management in Asia-Pacific communities. Articles and downloads are available 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.

ICHCAP's Online Community

ICHCAP operates an online community for communication in various networks to safeguard intangible cultural heritage. The online community also includes information on intangible heritage specialists and group and organization directories.


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

UNESCO

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