Call for Papers: Culture, Conserving it Together Conference

The 2018 CULTURE Conference Content Committee welcomes submissions of abstracts. The conference is organized to share knowledge on the rich culture of the Pacific, celebrate it, and discuss common issues on heritage conservation across the region. The conference will take...

2019 Cycle Nominations Deadline Extended to 3 April

UNESCO sets 3 April 2018 (by 6 pm Paris time) as the deadline for submitting the following forms: nominations to the Urgent Safeguarding List and Representative List proposals to the Register for Good Safeguarding Practices Requests for International Assistance As...

Pasifika Festival in Its 26th Year of Delight

The twenty-sixth Pasifika Festival will be held in Western Spring Park, Auckland, New Zealand, from 24 to 25 March 2018. The festival is organized by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) on behalf of the Auckland Council and in...

ICH of the Gandharba Celebrated through the Sarangi Day

Gandharba Cultural Art Organization (GCAO) celebrated the twelfth Sarangi Day in collaboration with the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) on 24 February 2018. Sarangi is a typical Nepalese folk musical instrument of the Gandharba community of Nepal. The community, also known...

Chariot Festival of Janabaha Dhyo in Kathmandu

Chariot festivals are interesting events in Kathmandu Valley where various communities come together to worship and celebrate; Janabaha Dhyo Jatra (as known locally) or Seto Machindranth Jatrar of Kathmandu is one such festival. The festival starts on Chaitra Sukla Asthami...

Revitalizing the ICH of a Million Village Goddesses in India

Visually imposing sites often catch the imagination of the public. But there is often more than the monumental that informs local’s and visitor’s experiences. Few realize the importance of local civic spaces that demonstrate community benefits from safeguarding heritage in...