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Preserving and enhancing intangible cultural heritage in Europe

According to the PACE Standing Committee, it is important to safeguard intangible cultural heritage – including traditions from the past such as the performing arts, social practices, oral traditions, rituals and festive events, practices concerning nature, or traditional crafts. Stressing that intangible cultural heritage is a "living" heritage, the parliamentarians…
ICH NGO Forum
March 8, 2019
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Jeonju International Awards: extended deadline by March 31

Jeonju International Awards for Promoting Intangible Cultural Heritage Jeonju City, Republic of Korea, invites applications for this award! Candidates for the Awards: Awards are open to Living Human Treasurers (practitioners), groups and communities, administrators, researchers, NGOs and those who have made substantial contributions for promoting Intangible Cultural Heritage. Objectives of…
ICH NGO Forum
February 17, 2019
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TEMA: Master’s Scholarships in Heritage Studies

The TEMA Erasmus Mundus master's program in heritage studies, funded by the European Union, will be offering 20 scholarships of a value of 30 000 euros for the two year period from September 2019 to August 2021. Scholarship: 30 000 euros over two years. Study Program: all students are required…
ICH NGO Forum
February 13, 2019
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Dive into intangible cultural heritage: the UNESCO’s interactive space

This interactive visual demonstrates the diversity and interconnectedness of the living heritage elements inscribed under the 2003 Convention. Navigate by concepts such as ‘Dance’, ‘Family’, or ‘Rituals’ to see almost 500 elements from communities in over 100 countries. This platform it's been presented during the thirteenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee…
ICH NGO Forum
January 29, 2019
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India: the 2019 World Peace Music Festival

The 9th edition of Sur Jahan, an annual, non-ticketed, open-to-all will be held at the eastern Indian city of Kolkata between 1 to 3 February and the popular tourist destination along Arabian Sea, Goa, between 6 to 8 February. Traditional music from India, Cape Verde, Egypt, Cyprus, Spain, Hungary and Northern…
ICH NGO Forum
January 10, 2019
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Italian Network of Pro Loco Associations: call for partners

The Italian Network of Pro Loco Associations (UNPLI) announce a "call for partners" for a project within the H2020 Rural Renaissance program. The title of the project is "FOOD CULTURE AND RESILIENCE IN MOUNTAIN AREAS". It aims to design and test, within the European mountain rural areas, a development and resilience…
ICH NGO Forum
December 21, 2018
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Elections of the ICH NGO Forum: the list of the candidates

La version française suit Dear members of the ICH NGO Forum, the Electoral Board is pleased to present the list of the 13 eligible candidates for the elections of the Intangible Cultural Heritage NGO Forum Steering Committee. We would like to thank all members for their interest and participation. The…
ICH NGO Forum
November 20, 2018
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ICH NGO Forum’s Symposium on 25th November 2018

At the 12.COM meeting in Jeju, the Intergovernmental Committee (IGC) opened a discussion to address the topic of the “inter alia” part of the advisory functions of the accredited NGOs to the Committee, with the view of enhancing the formal contribution of NGOs in the implementation of the Convention. Carrying…
ICH NGO Forum
November 12, 2018
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#HeritageAlive Symposium at 13 COM: sharing experiences from the field

#HeritageAlive has been publishing articles on a variety of themes concerning intangible cultural heritage (ICH) safeguarding since 2012. At the 12th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (12COM) in the International Convention Center Jeju, the book entitled Traditional Medicine: exchange of experiences from…
ICH NGO Forum
November 9, 2018
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Call for candidates for the ICH NGO Forum Steering Committee

Version Française en bas (Only for accredited NGOs​) Dear NGO’s members, The Electoral Board is pleased to launch the call for candidates for the ICH NGO Forum Steering Committee. The five new members shall represent the regions of Western Europe and North America Asia and the Pacific Eastern Europe Africa International NGO The Electoral…
ICH NGO Forum
October 22, 2018
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26-28 October 2018: The Living Heritage Gathering in Québec

A major happening around the arts of oral tradition (dance, music & storytelling), craftsmanship and intangible heritage will be held at Domaine Cataraqui in Quebec City on October 26th, 27th and 28th. The 2018 Living Heritage Gathering is open to all and will bring together community leaders: artists, artisans, cultural…
ICH NGO Forum
October 15, 2018
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Safeguarding ICH in formal and non-formal education: call for proposals

The UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Section is looking for an individual specialist to develop content for a clearinghouse on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in formal and non-formal education, in the context of its programme on ‘Safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in formal and non-formal education’. Proposals should reach UNESCO by 23…
ICH NGO Forum
October 8, 2018
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The 2018 World Forum of Intangible Cultural Heritage

The 2018 World Forum of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) will be held in Jeonju City, Republic of Korea, hosted by the National Intangible Heritage Center (NICH) and the Center for Intangible Culture Studies (CICS) from 25 to 27 October 2018. The forum will open a new chapter in the discussion on…
ICH NGO Forum
September 27, 2018
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13COM: a reminder for the ngos from developing countries

Accredited NGOs from developing countries wishing to participate to 13COM in Mauritius are invited to apply for funding to the UNESCO Conventions 2003 Fund before 1st of October! Expenses incurred by participants will be borne by the organization they represent. Participation costs for representatives from accredited non-governmental organizations from developing countries may,…
ICH NGO Forum
September 27, 2018
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Intangible Heritage for Local Cultural Vitality

"Intangible Heritage for Local Cultural Vitality" is a brand new intervention guide for municipal governments (in French), produced by the Quebec Council of Living Heritage (CQPV) in partnership with the Quebec Ministry of Culture and Communications (Canada). The document explains what living heritage is and ways to support its development,…
ICH NGO Forum
July 5, 2018
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“Folk Culture: The Present and Future Pathways”

The scientific committee of The International Organization of Folk Art (IOV) is hosting a conference this year, with the support of the IOV MENA regional headquarters in Sharjah, under the heading “Folk Culture: The Present and Future Pathways” (20-24 November 2018, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates). The conference will discuss the dimensions…
ICH NGO Forum
June 25, 2018
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Ich Ngo Forum: schedule activities of the ngos at 7.GA

Monday and Tuesday 4 and 5 June NGO presentations, exhibition and performances (here the programme) take place in the Foyer and Room III see: https://ich.unesco.org/en/calendar-of-events-00990. Contact: Ananya Bhattacharya is coordinating this side-event on behalf of the NGO Forum via ichngoforum@gmail.com or email directly at ananya@banglanatak.com   Monday 4 June in the morning session of 7.GA NGO speech…
ICH NGO Forum
June 1, 2018
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ICH NGOs towards Sustainable Development of Communities

The International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (ICHCAP) is pleased to invite active NGOs to participate in the 2018 Asia-Pacific ICH NGO Conference: ICH NGOs towards Sustainable Development of Communities to be held from 6 to 8 November…
ICH NGO Forum
May 2, 2018
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Call for NGO presentation at 7th General Assembly

The ICH NGO Forum is happy to share to its members that the UNESCO Secretariat welcomes a presentation of NGO activities in the side events program of the 7th General Assembly (headquarters UNESCO, Paris), on 4 and 5 June 2018. The presentation is expected to demonstrate concretely and vividly contribution of accredited…
ICH NGO Forum
April 24, 2018
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Walking With Saints: from 24 till 26 May 2018

Walking With Saints Ronse, Belgium, 24-26 may 2018 From 24 till 26 May 2018, the city of Ronse and KADOC (Documentation and Research Centre for Religion, Culture and Society of the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium), in collaboration with TIO3, organise the international conference Walking with saints: protection, devotion and civic…
ICH NGO Forum
April 10, 2018