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#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
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#HeritageAlive: Call for articles – Musical instruments

   Image courtesy of ICHCAP (see below for french version) Call for articles: Musical instruments! At 14.COM in Bogota, the #HeritageAlive Editorial Board decided to choose traditional musical instruments as the topic for the next book. The deadline for submitting articles is October 15th, 2020. The book on traditional Musical…
ICH NGO Forum
August 12, 2020
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Traditional food, sharing experiences from the field

ICHCAP published the book Living Heritage Series – Traditional Food in collaboration with the ICHNGO Forum’s #HeritageAlive. The Living Heritage Series is a serial publication on regional/national transmission and safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage elements. It focuses on a different topic each time, discussing the relevant intangible cultural heritage of…
ICH NGO Forum
March 4, 2020
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#HeritageAlive: Call for articles on traditional food

(French version below) Call for articles: Traditional food At 13.COM in Mauritius, the Editorial Board decided to concentrate on traditional food for our next publication. The deadline for submitting articles is April 1, 2019. #HeritageAlive is the UNESCO-accredited ICH NGO Forum’s online journal, where we share ground experiences from the…
ICH NGO Forum
January 8, 2019
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#HeritageAlive: Call for articles

Dear all On the behalf of #HeritageAlive it’s a pleasure for me to announce a call for articles. In 2018 the editorial board have decided to concentrate on two topics: You can either write about Woodcarving OR you can write about Traditional food. The topics could be focusing on different…
ICH NGO Forum
February 20, 2018
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Traditional Medicine: the book is now available online

#HeritageAlive has been publishing articles on a variety of themes concerning intangible cultural heritage (ICH) safeguarding since 2012. After remaining relatively steady in the past, public interest in the online journal has increased after a call for papers in relation to traditional medicine was issued. As a result the editorial…
ICH NGO Forum
February 2, 2018
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#HeritageAlive – Call for articles 

#HeritageAlive is the by UNESCO accredited NGOs online journal for sharing experiences from the field, and one of the wonderful outputs of the ICH NGO Forum. For 2017 the #HeritageAlive editorial board has decided to take a bold step forward. Together with ICHCAP (the Category II - International Information and…
ICH NGO Forum
February 2, 2017
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ICH as a Legitimation Strategy for Traditional and Complementary Healing Methods?

© Manfred Danner Intangible Cultural Heritage as a Legitimation Strategy for Traditional and Complementary Healing Methods? By Michaela Noseck-Licul, Krems   As a cultural anthropologist with a special interest in healing knowledge situated outside classic biomedicine, I have been observing Austria’s implementation of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of…
ICH NGO Forum
November 23, 2016
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Promoting Herbal Medicine in Uganda

Traditional health practitioners and government working together By John De Coninck, The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (see below for the french summary) The status of traditional medicine More than 60% of Uganda’s population depends on traditional medicine because it is accessible, affordable and culturally familiar. With an estimated traditional health…
ICH NGO Forum
November 9, 2016
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#HeritageAlive’s ambitions for 2016

The Editorial Board #HeritageAlive in Windhoek #Heritage Alive is the by UNESCO accredited ICH NGOs Journal for exchange of experiences from the Field, and was established at the 8.COM in Baku 2013 The Editorial Board #Heritage Alive met in Windhoek, November 30th 2015 in order to discuss our work so…
ICH NGO Forum
December 2, 2015
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A case of Koogere oral tradition in Uganda

Basongora indigenous women entertain themselves with a traditional poem on Koogere story, accompanied by a traditional instrument called Ennanga in Nyakakindo village, Kasese District, Uganda EFFORTS AND CHALLENGES OF SAFEGUARDING INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE IN AFRICA: A CASE OF KOOGERE ORAL TRADITION IN UGANDA. By Stephen Rwagweri, Director, EZT (see below…
ICH NGO Forum
November 24, 2015
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The Empaako Traditional Naming Practice in Uganda

Youth learning about the value of the Empaako trees ENHANCING THE VISIBILITY OF INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE: THE EMPAAKO TRADITIONAL NAMING PRACTICE IN UGANDA By Emily Drani, The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (see below for the summary in French) Intangible cultural heritage in the Ugandan context What is in a name?…
ICH NGO Forum
November 13, 2015
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Safeguarding ICH & Sustainable Development

By Ananya Bhattacharya, Director www.banglanatak.com Preface The international community now acknowledges culture as a ‘driver and enabler of development’ and its critical role in supporting socio-economic development and social inclusion. In this article I have shared our learning from our initiative in two states in eastern Indian where investment in…
ICH NGO Forum
October 17, 2014