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 Applications: The 2018 Cultural Partnership Initiative Program

ICHCAP is pleased to invite young ICH professionals of the Asia-Pacific region to apply for the 2018 Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI) Program. The CPI Program is a five-month residential program...

Guthi System: Tracing Indigenous Practices of Heritage Conservation in Kathmandu Valley

Kathmandu Valley is also known as the city of temples with stupas, shrines, and statues in every nook and corner of the historic centers. Festivals and rituals unfolding throughout the...

Call for Papers: 2018 Pagtib-ong, the UP Visayas International Conference on Intangible Heritage

The University of the Philippines Visayas (UP Visayas), in coordination with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Commission for Higher Education (CHED), is pleased to...

2018 Euroradio Folk Festival in the Asia-Pacific Region

The thirty-ninth International Annual Euroradio Folk Festival (EFF) will take place from 26 to 28 May 2018 in the Ostankino TV Tower, Moscow, Russia. The event is organized by the...

Call for Participants: 2018 EthnoFest-International Summit of Crafts and Design

The EthnoFest: International Summit of Craft and Design will be held at pavilions 4, 5, and 6 during ExpoGeorgia in Tbilisi, Georgia, from 28 to 30 September 2018. Supported by...

New Radio Program, “Nahlikend En Leng,” Started in Pohnpei

The Pohnpei State Historic Preservation Office and NGO Pasifika Renaissance launched a new radio program, “Nahlikend En Leng,” in Pohnpei on 25 April. This is the second collaborative project of...


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

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