New ICH Inscriptions to the UNESCO Lists

Thirty-three new elements have been added to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage following the decisions adopted by the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which took place from 30 November to 2 December...

12th Session of the IGC to be Held in Korea

At the eleventh session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (IGC), which was held from 28 November to 2 December 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the members decided to hold the twelfth session in...

Ethiopia to Host 11th Session of the IGC

The 11th meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place from 28 November to 2 December 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Committee, consisting of twenty-four Member States was established by Article...

Submission Deadline Is Now Closed

Regarding the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the deadline for submitting UNESCO nomination files closed on 31 March 2016. The nomination files include those for the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent...

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