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

Call for Papers: 2018 Asia-Pacific ICH NGO Conference

ICHCAP is pleased to invite NGOs to participate in the 2018 Asia-Pacific ICH NGO Conference: ICH NGOs toward Sustainable Development of Communities to be held from 6 to 8 November...

Singapore’s First Inventory for Intangible Cultural Heritage

Singapore unveiled its first master plan for the heritage and museum sector, Our SG Heritage Plan (2018-2022), in April 2018, and as part of the master plan, the National Heritage...

UNESCO Executive Appointments

UNESCO’s Director-General, Audrey Azoulay, announced the nomination of four new members of the Senior Management Team of the organization. Mr Xing Qu (China, 61 years old) as Deputy Director General. Former...

Hue Festival, Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development

Building on the theme “Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development; Hue—One Destination, Five World Heritages”, the tenth Hue Festival will be held from 27 April to 2 May 2018. Hue...

Sak Yant: Sacred Tattoos of Thailand

For hundreds of years, Thai people drew images of animals, Khom scripts, and mystic diagrams (yantra) on their skin, believing that these would protect them against misfortunes. Sacred tattoos, known...

Call for Papers: 2018 International Conference on Cultural Statistics and Creative Economy

The second International Conference on Cultural Statistics and Creative Economy will be held in Manila, Philippines, on second or third week of October. The conference is being organized by the...


Related Sites

In volume 34, ICH Courier explores oral traditions of the Asia-Pacific region as well as the importance of these traditions to the communities that practice them. View the articles online, or download the pdf.

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.

Audio files from the CD box set we published in 2011 as a result of our Mongolia-ICHCAP joint are available online. Visit today to hear some of the unique oral traditions and songs of the Mongolian grasslands.


COOPERATIVE PARTNERS

National Intangible Heritage Center

National Intangible Heritage Center

CRIHAP, Category 2 Center

CRIHAP, Category 2 Center

International Research Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region

International Research Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region

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