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

2016 Asia-Pacific ICH NGO Conference Adopts Declaration

The 2016 Asia-Pacific ICH NGO Conference was held from 3 to 5 November in Jeonju, Republic of Korea, under the theme Achieving Sustainable Development Goals through Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage....

2018 Asia-Pacific ICH NGO Conference in Hue, Vietnam

ICHCAP will hold the 2018 Asia-Pacific ICH NGO Conference in Hue, Vietnam, from 6 to 8 November 2018, jointly with the Hue Monuments Conservation Center (HMCC). It is the second...

DPRK Continues its ICH Safeguarding Efforts

The UNESCO Beijing Office held a training workshop on ICH inventorying from 26 September to 3 October 2018 in Pyongyang, The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Hosted by the...

‘Reflection of Our Lives’, Traditional Puppetry of Japan, China, and Indonesia

Traditional puppetry of Japan, China, and Indonesia, which are inscribed on the UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists, will be demonstrated at the National Intangible Heritage Center in Jeonju, Korea, from...

ICH is Making a Presence in the Hong Kong Culture Festival

A showcase of Hong Kong culture based on diverse intangible cultural heritage, the fourth Hong Kong Culture Festival started its big run last month. The festival will be in place...

Peñafrancia, the 300-year-old Fluvial Procession Festival in the Philippines

September marks the celebration of one of the most famous and oldest festivals in the Philippines, the Peñafrancia where thousands of people flock to Naga City and show their fervent...


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.

Google Online Exhibition

ICHCAP partnered with the Google Arts and Culture project to promote the intangible cultural heritage of the Asia-Pacific region. Included are images and video depicting the unique cultures of the region.


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