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Indonesian National Wayang Secretariat

SENA WANGI (Indonesian National Wayang Secretariat) is a social cultural organization established on 12 th August 1975. The organization is domiciled in Jakarta, with the basic task of coordinating activities for conservation and development of wayang and the art of puppet performances in Indonesia. SENA WANGI is the national secretariat…
ICH NGO Forum
November 22, 2021
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Indigenous Cultural Society

Indigenous Cultural Society is a wholistic, ecumenical and culture revitalizing NGO. The Society was initially formed in the year 1997 under the name ‘Rural Welfare Society', and registered under the Government of Nagaland, Registered Society Act 1860 Regd. No. H/RS-1620 dated 17/01/98. Gradually as society grew healthier with increasing activities…
ICH NGO Forum
December 16, 2020
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Pacific Traditions Society

The Pacific Traditions Society supports initiatives in research and educational programs in ancient voyaging knowledge and practice. Year of accreditation: 2020 Main domain(s) of the ngo's activities: oral traditions and expressions, social practices, rituals and festive events, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe, traditional craftsmanship Main country where…
ICH NGO Forum
December 15, 2020
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Craft Revival Trust

Craft Revival Trust (CRT) set up in 1999 as a registered non-profit is mandated on the principal that access to knowledge and its dissemination form the vital core of sustaining, promoting and safeguarding craft heritage. CRT believes that this investment empowers and strengthens the cultural diversity of individuals, communities and…
ICH NGO Forum
September 5, 2020
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Silambam Asia

Indian Traditional Arts (Kuttu Varisai, Silambam, Traditional Yoga and Varma Kalai) of Education, Cultural, Arts and Sports for Women, Child, Adults. Year of accreditation: 2019 Main domain(s) of the ngo's activities: performing arts, social practices, rituals and festive events, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe Main country where…
ICH NGO Forum
January 9, 2020
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Aigine Cultural Research Center

Worshipping at the Site of Sacred Father Sadykan-Ata Aigine Cultural Research Center (Aigine CRC) works in the field of traditional knowledge, education, humanities and social research. Founded in 2004, the Center set a goal of studying and preserving natural and cultural heritage and diversity in Kyrgyzstan. Having started with primarily…
ICH NGO Forum
June 25, 2018
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Report on the 2016 South Asia NGO Meeting

ICHCAP, UNESCO New Delhi and the State Government of Goa and Contact Base (banglanatak dot com) organized the 2016 South Asia Sub-Regional Meeting of NGOs on Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) for Sustainable development in Panjim, Goa between August 25-27, 2016. Representatives from 30 non government organizations from India, Bangladesh,…
ICH NGO Forum
October 27, 2016
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Azerbaijani Carpet Makers’ Union

The Public association of Azerbaijani carpet weavers (further - the Society) was founded in January 2010, is a voluntary self-governmental public association of citizens rallied to support the Azerbaijani carpet weaving. The Society is urged to promote revival of powerful spiritual heritage of a carpet, national traditions of the Azerbaijani people,…
ICH NGO Forum
October 14, 2016
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Center for Intangible Culture Studies

The main activity of this NGO has been safeguarding efforts of intangible cultural heritage through research and inventory projects. In particular, in order to encourage participation in the inventory process by those who possess intangible cultural heritage-individuals, groups, communities, NGO's, etc.-we have made an online system (ICHPEDIA) and are helping…
ICH NGO Forum
September 16, 2016
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Shree H. V. P. Mandal, Amravati

Shree H. V. P. Mandal, Amravati, established in 1914 and is registered under Bombay Public Trust Act 1950 and Societies Registration Act 1860. It is a Voluntary, Social, Non-Political & Secular Institute, managed with democratic principles & practices. It is founded by Vaidya Brothers namely Shri. Ambadaspant & Shri. Anant…
ICH NGO Forum
August 9, 2016
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Contact Base

Chau dancers in festival celebrating this inscribed element Contact Base works with a mission of fostering equitable development and synergizing cultural and economic development. The organisation’s flagship initiative for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage is called Art for Life (AFL). AFL aims at revitalizing traditional skills in performing arts and crafts…
ICH NGO Forum
December 22, 2015
Asia and the PacificNGOs

World Martial Arts Union (WoMAU)

The World Martial Arts Union (WoMAU) preserves and disseminates traditional martial arts and develops its cultural values through various events including the General Meeting, Chungju World Martial Arts Festival, Seminars while promoting martial arts’ innate orientation for peace globally. Since its establishment in 2002, WoMAU noticed the cultural values of…
ICH NGO Forum
December 21, 2015
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation (CHF)

The Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation (CHF) was established, aimed at protecting and preserving Korea’s cultural properties, creatively enhancing, developing and utilizing its traditional lifestyle culture, and thereby promote the preservation and safeguarding of the national culture as well as the culture in Asia. Since 1980, CHF has executed various projects…
ICH NGO Forum
July 3, 2013