Happy Bangladeshi New Year! Pahela Baishakh

Pahela Baishakh is the first day of the Bengali calendar. It has been celebrated within urban and rural communities since Mughal emperor Akbar inaugurated it in the fifteenth century to align with harvest season and tax collection. Irrespective of its...

ICOMOS Call for Papers: Heritage and Democracy

ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites, http://www.icomos.org/en) is an international association based in Paris, France, and founded in 1965 to conserve and protect cultural heritage places. From 11 to 15 December 2017, ICOMOS is going to hold the 19th...

The SAICH Platform Newsletter Published

The Southern African ICH Cooperation Platform (SAICH Platform) launched its newsletter, SAICH NEWS, in October. The SAICH Platform was created in February 2015 to coordinate the work of the UNESCO/FLANDERS Project on Strengthening Sub-regional Cooperation and National Capacities in Seven...

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