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

“Knowledge-Sharing Network and Strengthening Capacity for Safeguarding ICH”, Information Officers Meeting to be Held

ICHCAP will hold the 2018 Information Officers Meeting for Safeguarding ICH in the Asia-Pacific Region with the theme of “Knowledge-Sharing Network and Strengthening Capacity for Safeguarding ICH” on 10 and 11...

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Overview of 13th session of the IGC for the Safeguarding of ICH

The thirteenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (13.COM) will take place at the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre in Port Louis, Republic...

Call for Submissions for World Folk Film Contest

The National Folk Museum of Korea (NFMK) is holding the 2nd World Folk Film Contest to promote traditional folk culture conservation and creative ways in its transmission. Submissions are open...

Loy Krathong Festival of Thailand

Loy Krathong Festival is a yearly event in Thailand on the full moon night of the twelfth lunar month, usually in November. This festival has a long history dating back...

New ICH & Society Series book “Ha Noi ICH in Contemporary Life” Released in Vietnam

A new book in the ICH & Society publication series, Ha Noi Intangible Cultural Heritage in Contemporary Life, was launched at the Hanoi Temple of Literature on 9 November 2018....

Interview with Charis Loke about Arts-ED and Integrating ICH into Non-Formal Education

On 8 November 2018, ICHCAP’s Associate Expert B.B.P. Hosmillo interviewed Charis Loke, a teacher and artist from Malaysia, after the 2018 NGO Conference in Hue, Vietnam. Charis Loke is an...


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