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Polenta in the Lombard Alpine Macro-region: Practice, knowledge and meaning of food heritage told by communities.

POLENTA. SEED, FLOUR, RECIPES AND RITUAL. Polenta in the Lombard Alpine Macro-region (Italy) Practice, knowledge and meaning of food heritage told by communities. December 7th 2019 Event taking place in various localities in Lombardy: (Albavilla, Bedizzole, Bregnano, Carbonara al Ticino, Flero, Gandino, Martinengo e Tremosine sul Garda). www.polenta.lombardia.it Through UNPLI…
ICH NGO Forum
November 27, 2019
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ICH NGO Forum: a new call for the Arab States region

** La version française suit ** Dear members of the ICH NGO Forum, The Electoral Board is pleased to present the list of the eligible candidates for the 2019 elections of the Intangible Cultural Heritage NGO Forum Steering Committee, for the following regions: Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the…
ICH NGO Forum
November 13, 2019
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Pre-14.COM and 14.COM programme, 7-13 December 2019

ICH NGO Forum: Pre-14.COM and 14.COM programme Bogotá, 7-13 December 2019 The programme (download the pdf file) of the activities of the ICH NGO Forum before and during the fourteenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (14.COM). Please subscribe to the form at the…
ICH NGO Forum
November 12, 2019
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Call for Candidates for the Steering Committee

Call for Candidates for the Steering Committee Only for accredited NGOs (La version française suit) Dear NGO’s members, The Electoral Board is pleased to launch the call for candidates for the ICH NGO Forum Steering Committee. The four newly elected members will represent the regions of the Arab States, Eastern…
ICH NGO Forum
October 22, 2019
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The Nordic and Baltic network on Intangible Cultural Heritage

The Nordic and Baltic network on Intangible Cultural Heritage was established 13.7.2019 at the Kaustinen Intangible Cultural Heritage Seminar 2019. The organization of the network will be discussed in a satellite meeting associated with the first Nordic ICH conference Living heritage in the Nordic countries. International seminar on the UNESCO…
ICH NGO Forum
October 14, 2019
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Jeonju International Awards for Promoting ICH: the winners

Jeonju City (Republic of Korea) sets another milestone in the field of ICH safeguarding by enacting the "Jeonju International Awards for Promoting ICH". The awards are for the praise of those who have devoted themselves to the universal values of humanity transcending nation, ethnic, religion, or gender. Jeonju, a provincial…
ICH NGO Forum
September 30, 2019
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In memoriam of Séraphin Boute Bo Iyeli Ngangeli

It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of Séraphin Boute Bo Iyeli Ngangeli, a member of the ICH NGO Forum Steering Committee, and Director of Programmes, Studies and Cultural activities of the “Global Development for Pygmee Minorities” (GLODEPM) NGO in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo.…
ICH NGO Forum
September 22, 2019
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Digital Technologies and Intangible Cultural Heritage: a call for paper, videos and e-exhibitions

Memoriamedia project (MI/IELT) has a peer reviewed e-journal dedicated to promote, communicate and document projects, studies and archives of  Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). For this issue, authors are invited to submit unpublished papers, videos or e-exhibitions about digital technologies and ICH. Deadline for submission - 10th October 2019 Publication -…
ICH NGO Forum
September 2, 2019
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2019 Jeonju International Awards Ceremony

Opening this year for the first time, the awards had gained great positive feedback from around the world. Forty-eight applicants from 36 different countries applied for the awards. However, only three applicants (individuals and organizations) were selected as finalist. The selection process was challenging as all applicants demonstrated good practices…
ICH NGO Forum
August 30, 2019
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Call for presentations: ICH in urban context

ICH in urban context: Cultural diversity and social cohesion Call for presentations ICH-NGO Forum in Bogota, 8 December 2019, in advance of the Intergovernmental Committee Meeting in Colombia. During the ICH-NGO Forum meeting there will be a session on Sunday morning, especially dedicated to the topic of ‘ICH in urban…
ICH NGO Forum
July 25, 2019
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Call for presentations on “Intangible Heritage as Tourist Destination”

Friday 29 May 2020. The Dutch Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage, announces the conference ‘Intangible Heritage as Tourist Destination’, organized in close collaboration with Erfgoed Gelderland (Heritage Gelderland) and with tourism educators and researchers from colleges and universities in the Netherlands as well as Volkskunde journal, that will publish a theme…
ICH NGO Forum
July 16, 2019
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2019 Asia-Pacific Youth ICH Storytelling Contest

ICHCAP is holding the 2019 Asia-Pacific Youth ICH Storytelling Contest from 15 July to 15 October. UNESCO has recognized the youth as a priority group and emphasized their involvement as the driver of innovation and change for sustainable development. Youth practitioners play a particularly important role, as ICH relies on…
ICH NGO Forum
July 15, 2019
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International fund for cultural diversity: a call for applications

The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) is one of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions’ key instruments of international cooperation and assistance. Its purpose is to foster the emergence of dynamic cultural sectors in developing countries Parties to the Convention, through…
ICH NGO Forum
May 27, 2019
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Kaustinen Intangible Cultural Heritage Seminar 2019

Finnish Folk Music Institute organizes the Kaustinen Intangible Cultural Heritage Seminar 2019: The impact of Unesco nominations on community-based safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage – experiences and practices. The seminar takes place Saturday 13.7.19 as a part of the Living Heritage Special Programme of the 52nd Kaustinen Folk Music Festival, 8.–14.7.2019.…
ICH NGO Forum
May 14, 2019
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Call for the 2019 ICH NGO Forum Electoral Board

The ICH NGO Forum has opened a call for candidates to the 2019 ICH NGO Forum Electoral Board. The ICH NGO Forum Electoral Board is responsible for organizing and overseeing elections to the ICH NGO Forum’s Steering Committee, which take place to the side of the ICH Intergovernmental Committee Meetings…
ICH NGO Forum
May 13, 2019
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ICHCAP’s 2019 Cultural Partnership Initiative Program

ICHCAP’s 2019 Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI) Program is now open for applications from six young ICH professionals of the Asia-Pacific region. The CPI Program is a five-month residential program from July to November 2019 with an aim to promote bilateral cultural exchanges through Korean cultural experiences and specialized training. ICHCAP’s…
ICH NGO Forum
April 23, 2019
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What role for accredited NGOs in the 2003 UNESCO Convention?

From UNESCO website. More than 120 accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as well as States Parties will gather at UNESCO Headquarters on 18 April 2019 to discuss the ways in which NGOs can contribute to the work of safeguarding living heritage. The future of the accreditation system of NGOs in the…
ICH NGO Forum
April 10, 2019
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World Martial Arts Union: how to apply for membership

WoMAU organizes a variety of activities to enhance the visibility of the Traditional Martial Arts as the culture.
 Any traditional martial arts organizations meet the requirements for the WoMAU Membership are welcomed to join the organization by submitting the application via email or post by 31st May 2019 at the latest. The…
ICH NGO Forum
April 5, 2019
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The final report of the 2018 Living Heritage Conference

The final report of the 2018 Living Heritage Conference is now available (in French), including notably details of the various thematic working groups on elements of intangible heritage in Canada, and reflections on the use of the Global Result Framework of the 2003 ICH Convention. The event brought together more…
ICH NGO Forum
April 3, 2019
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The Storytelling Festival of Ljungby from 13 to 16 june

Join the Festival for a seminar in The Land of Legends on 13 and 14 June 2019 in Ljungby, Sweden. The Storytelling Festival of Ljungby in Sweden is the oldest annual storytelling festival in the Nordic countries. Since 1990, storytellers, folklorists, and story-lovers have met here to share stories, and discuss topics…
ICH NGO Forum
April 1, 2019