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

2018 CPI Research Presentation on ICH

The four participants of ICHCAP’s invitation program successfully completed their sojourn in Korea. The program, as a part of the Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI), was aimed to build an ICH...

Living Arts Culture Festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The inaugural Living Arts Culture Festival took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 9 to 11 November 2018. Organized by the National Department for Culture and Arts (JKKN), Ministry of...

The Giant Lantern Festival of the Philippines

Owing to its Catholic traditions, the Philippines is perhaps one of the few countries in the world that celebrates Christmas the earliest and the longest. The country marks the Christmas...

Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on ICH and Natural Disasters to be Held in Sendai, Japan

The Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Intangible Cultural Heritage and Natural Disasters will be held from 7 to 9 December 2018 at Sendai International Center in Japan, where participants will discuss...

Special Exhibition: Kazakhstan—The Cradleland of the Golden Man

A special exhibition, "Kazakhstan—The Cradleland of the Golden Man," is currently being held at the Permanent Exhibition Hall of the National Museum of Korea. The exhibition, which opened on 27...

Eleven New Elements from the Asia-Pacific Region Inscribed on the List of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage

Meeting in Mauritius until 1 December, the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage inscribed eleven elements from the Asia-Pacific region on the Lists of UNESCO’s Intangible...


Related Sites

ICH Courier

In Volume 36, ICH Courier explores ICH as it relates to Asia-Pacific region embroidery and the symbolism of the symbols, colors, and motifs that are created in the spirit of to the identity of a community. View the articles online or download the .pdf on the 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