Bangla New Year Welcomed with Mangal Shovajatra

In the morning of 14 April Bangladesh ushered in Bangla New Year 1425 on Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla calendar, by bringing out Mangal Shovajatra, a UNESCO inscribed ICH element. Clad in colorful punjabis and saris, people...

Online Exhibition on South Asia ICH

ICHCAP introduces five ICH elements of South Asia through the Google Arts & Culture platform. ICHCAP signed a partnership with Google in 2016 and has showcased various Asia-Pacific ICH through online exhibitions, including high-resolution images and video clips. In 2017,...

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...

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