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Konstelacio

Konstelacio has been working for 11 years to promote dialogue between cultures and diversity. Our nonprofit organisation talks about open-mindedness, respect of our differences, safeguarding of our intangible heritage, stereotypes and prejudice, discrimination... through educational workshops adapted to children and teenagers' needs as well as education professionals. Konstelacio forges ties,…
ICH NGO Forum
August 25, 2022
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Art for Refugees in Transition

Art for Refugees in Transition (A.R.T.) helps rebuild individual and community identity for refugees worldwide. Drawing upon the indigenous art forms of each community, A.R.T.s programs are designed to enable the elders of a culture to educate and incorporate the younger generation in their cultural traditions. By developing self-sustaining curricula…
ICH NGO Forum
July 28, 2022
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Ethnographic Centre of the Campane Islands

The Ceic - Centro Etnografico delle Isole Campane-Istituto di studi storici e antropologici (Ethnographic Centre of the Campane Islands) - promotes studies and research for the knowledge and enhancement of the intangible cultural heritage of the Campania region and the Mediterranean. It organizes conferences, festivals, study courses. It has an archive…
ICH NGO Forum
July 6, 2022
#heritageAlive9GANews

#HeritageAlive book launching on July 5th

Welcome to #HeritageAlive book launching! Live music – presentations -announcement of the next theme for #HeritageAlive! Tuesday July 5th, after the GA. 18:30-20:00 in Room No.6 Traditional Musical Instruments -Sharing experiences from the field At this event we will present the book, Traditional Musical Instruments -Sharing experiences from the field.…
ICH NGO Forum
July 5, 2022
9GANews

9th session of the General Assembly: side events

Dear Accredited NGOs / Chères ONG accréditées, You are cordially invited to the following four side events organized by or in collaboration with the ICH NGO Forum during the 9th session of the General Assembly of the State Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Heritage, to be…
ICH NGO Forum
June 28, 2022
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Kaustinen ICH Seminar 2022 on non-formal music education

In the year 2022 Kaustinen Folk Music Festival´s yearly ICH seminar will be about non-formal music education and intangible cultural heritage. The seminar brings together communities and experts in the fields of non-formal music education and intangible cultural heritage from different parts of the world. How can musical heritage be passed on…
ICH NGO Forum
June 27, 2022
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Call for proposals: Law as heritage

Bordeaux, December 1-2, 2022  Symposium organized in the context of the Osmose research program on law and ICH, with the support of the French ministry of Culture (Délégation à l’inspection, la recherche et l’innovation) and the patronage of the French Commission for UNESCO. Research partners: • Institut des Sciences sociales du politique (ISP, UMR7220,ENS-Paris-Saclay, Université Paris Nanterre) • Institutde recherche Montesquieu (IRM-eA7434), Université de…
ICH NGO Forum
April 1, 2022
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Living Heritage for Peace: the social media initiative

Living heritage is an efficient tool for peacebuilding and strengthening intercultural dialogue and resilience. The Steering Committee of the ICH NGO Forum invites you to participate in a #livingheritageforpeace initiative proposed by some of it’s members. Each month we will be celebrating different ICH elements threatened by conflict or recognized as powerful resilience tools. With the…
ICH NGO Forum
March 30, 2022
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Food in Diplomacy: a bridging tool between Europe and Asia

The European Union is pleased to invite you to participate in the ASEM Day Virtual Celebration on Tuesday1st March 2022 at 10:00 (CET/UTC+1). The virtual celebration will include a roundtable discussion on: “Food in Diplomacy: a bridging tool between Europe and Asia”. Food and culinary heritage hold a unique place as historical,…
ICH NGO Forum
February 21, 2022
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Colombian Ngo Emergency fundraising campaign

For the past 6 years, the Colombian organization, Embodying Reconciliation, recently accredited by UNESCO ICH, worked using arts and cultural heritage as tools for social change and peacebuilding in Colombia. Last week one of the young black activist groups we work with was violently displaced by guerrilla forces “clearing” the…
ICH NGO Forum
February 18, 2022
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2022 International Awards for Promoting Intangible Cultural Heritage

The secretariat of Jeonju International Awards for Promoting Intangible Cultural Heritage (JIAPICH) welcomes the international ICH community to join the 4th annual Jeonju ICH Awards. The awards are open to Living Human Treasures (practitioners), groups, communities, administrators, researchers, NGOs and those who have made substantial contributions for promoting Intangible Cultural…
ICH NGO Forum
February 14, 2022
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Open call: Crafts from Anatolia, designs from Europe

Traditional Arts Association, in cooperation with Turkey Design Council and Brumen Foundation, is inviting designers and creatives from all across the European Union to get acquainted with five different Anatolian crafts and reinterpret one (or more) of them for a contemporary audience. Anatolia, the vast region spanning most of mainland…
ICH NGO Forum
January 10, 2022
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Institute for Intangible Cultural Heritage

Institute for Intangible Cultural Heritage (Somut Olmayan Kültürel Miras Derneği) As it is stated in the second article of Regulations of the Institute, we are determined to research and conduct training activities within the context of oral traditions and expressions, preforming arts, social practices, rituals and festive events, knowledge and…
ICH NGO Forum
December 21, 2021
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In Memoriam Dr. Albert van der Zeijden

Speech held by Marco van Baalen, director Dutch Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage, at the General Assembly ICH NGO Forum, 15 December 2021 Dear Colleagues, I would like to start by thanking the Steering Group of the ICH NGO Forum for giving me the floor at the start of its…
ICH NGO Forum
December 17, 2021
Elections 2021

The results of the ICH NGO Forum 2021 elections

The Electoral Board wants to thank all the candidates who set up their candidature. It was great to meet so many interesting people and organizations who have dedicated their time to preserving and promoting intangible cultural heritage. I hope you continue your valuable work. We wish good luck and lots…
ICH NGO Forum
December 16, 2021
Elections 2021

ICH NGO Forum – 2021 election: how to vote

The voting for ICH NGO Forum Steering Committee Elections will be held online on December 14 2021 and December 15 until noon Paris time (GMT+1:00). A voting link will be sent to one designated email for each accredited NGO. Please click here to fill up the designated email id for your…
ICH NGO Forum
December 12, 2021
Elections 2021

The list of the ICH NGO Steering Commitee candidates

African region: Sekou Berte, Mali Cultural Heritage Agency Arab States region: Mohamed Mohamed Lemine Beidjeu, Association mauritanienne pour la sauvegarde du patrimoine culturel immatériel Eastern European region: Fazil Gasimov, Ashiq Shamshir Cultural Center Public Union Stilyana Yorgova, National Section of CIOFF Bulgaria/International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk…
ICH NGO Forum
December 12, 2021
AfricaNGOs

West Africa Coalition for Indigenous People’s Rights (WACIPR)

The objectives of the West Africa Coalition for indigenous peoples Rights WACIPR include: 1. Authentication: The NGO continually seeks and advocates that the traditional knowledge and folklore of the over one hundred and forty – seven indigenous communities in which it executes its mandate, are authenticated to belong to the communities.…
ICH NGO Forum
December 10, 2021
16.COMDocumentsNews

Programme for the ICH NGO Forum (16COM 2021)

  The ICH NGO FORUM meetings during the 16th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (16COM).  will all be held online. Participants may access the meetings online at their convenience throughout the week by clicking on this Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89211424568?pwd=bGI1NWlkSEIzcnBxWVBPeUw5Wm40dz09 Meeting ID: 892 1142…
ICH NGO Forum
December 7, 2021