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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
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Maison des Cultures du Monde

The Maison des Cultures du Monde (i.e. World Cultures Institute) was founded in Paris in 1982 and is dedicated to supporting cultural diversity and promoting ICH. Welcoming traditional performing arts, especially within the framework of the Festival de l’Imaginaire since 1997, the Maison des Cultures du Monde also provides a…
ICH NGO Forum
May 3, 2016
AfricaNGOs

The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU)

From elders to young people! Learning traditional dances at Mother Thereza School, Adjumani, Uganda CCFU is a non-governmental organisation established in 2005 on the premise that culture is not sufficiently taken into account in development work and that, as a result, many development initiatives are not sustained because they tend…
ICH NGO Forum
February 11, 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
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Cultural Research Foundation – CRF

Mesir Macunu festival Cultural Research Foundation – CRF (Kültürel Araştırmalar Vakfı – KAV), within the scope of its establishment, performs social works in order to constitute heritage awareness at a social level and take steps to protect the traditional values, which are exposed to a swift extinction due to the…
ICH NGO Forum
December 21, 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
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Association for the conservation of popular traditions (ATCP)

After the crisis of Sicilian traditional puppetry, the Association was established and in 1975 it founded, and still manages, the ethno-anthropological Museo internazionale delle marionette Antonio Pasqualino (Antonio Pasqualino International Puppet Museum), which houses 5,000 items used in traditional puppetry from different countries. lt aims to safeguard and revitalize puppet…
ICH NGO Forum
December 15, 2015
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

 Centre for Agrarian History (CAG)

The non-governmental organization CAG (Centre for Agrarian History) is officially recognized by the Flemish Government as an expertise centre for the heritage of agriculture and food. CAG aims to study and safeguard the history of agriculture, countryside and food since 1750. CAG wants to make this heritage accessible for a…
ICH NGO Forum
December 11, 2015
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Museums Galleries Scotland

Museums Galleries Scotland (or MGS) is the National Development Body for the museums and galleries sector in Scotland. We are also the first accredited ICH NGO in the UK. We act as the representative for Scotland’s museums and galleries, custodians of Scotland’s rich and diverse intangible and tangible cultural heritage…
ICH NGO Forum
November 2, 2015
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Memória Imaterial CRL

Memória Imaterial CRL (Intangible Memory CRL) is the manager and responsible for MEMORIAMEDIA project - a web museum that produces, shows and shares videos, documentaries and studies related with intangible cultural heritage. The MEMORIAMEDIA project began in 2006 (formally in 2008) and has as main objectives: The research, inventorying, safeguarding…
ICH NGO Forum
May 20, 2015
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

LECA

LECA was founded in 1992 as an ethnology organisation. Currently LECA is acknowledged by the Flemish secretary of Culture as the expertise centre on the culture of everyday life in Flanders, with a distinct focus on the heritage of festivities and rituals and the tradition bearers concerned. With the 2003…
ICH NGO Forum
November 20, 2014
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Norwegian Folk Art and Craft Association

Since 1910 The Norwegian Folk Art and Craft Association have been keeping folk art and crafts vital and continuously developing. As a non-governmental organization with more than 24 000 members, we are the main organization in Norway working to promote crafts locally and nationally, and to improve the awareness and the…
ICH NGO Forum
November 20, 2014
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Association for the conservation of folk traditions

The ATCP operates in the fields of demo ethno anthropological science, museum, theatre, art and music and since its foundation it has been making scientific researches and publishing and promotional activities, on a national and international range. The ATCP makes research and educational activities; museum activities, connected to the management…
ICH NGO Forum
September 17, 2014
NGOs

International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM)

The ICTM is an NGO in formal consultative relations with UNESCO. By means of its wide international representation and the activities of its Study Groups, the ICTM acts as a bond among peoples of different cultures and thus serves the peace of humankind. Its aims are to further the study,…
ICH NGO Forum
July 3, 2014
NGOs

CRIA – Centre for Research in Anthropology

Founded in 2008, CRIA - Centre for Research in Anthropology - has 78 full-time researchers among 240 affiliated members. Formally a non-profit association, CRIA is hosted by four public university structures: FCSH-Nova, FCT-UCoimbra, ISCTE-IUL, UMinho. All activities within CRIA are organized into four main research groups: Circulation and Place-making; Environment,…
ICH NGO Forum
May 31, 2014
NewsNGOs

ICH NGO FORUM 8.COM – 1 December 2013

ICH NGO FORUM 8.COM Agenda DECEMBER 1 2013 - ICH NGO FORUM SYMPOSIUM and MEETING JW Marriott Absheron Baku – Sharg Hall 11:00-13:00 Symposium (for ICH NGO FORUM MEMBERS and open to all participants to 8.COM; State observers are welcomed) 11:00-11:05 Opening of the Symposium 11:05-11:10 Welcome Word - by…
ICH NGO Forum
November 26, 2013
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

The Dutch Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage

In 2012 the government of the Netherlands ratified the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. The Dutch Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage (in Dutch: Kenniscentrum Immaterieel Erfgoed Nederland) has been assigned to implement this convention in the Netherlands, which includes the Caribbean part of the Kingdom.…
ICH NGO Forum
November 13, 2013
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Simbdea – Italian Society for Museum and Heritage Anthropology

Simbdea (Società Italiana per la Museografia e i Beni Demoetnoantropologici - Italian Society for Museum and Heritage Anthropology) was founded in 2001 and its members are scholars, professionals, amateurs and volunteers who put the anthropological perspective and ethnographic methodologies at the service of the documentation, production, enhancement and dissemination of…
ICH NGO Forum
October 6, 2013
AfricaNGOs

Association pour la Sauvegarde des Masques (ASAMA)

 L’Association pour la Sauvegarde des Masques (ASAMA) fut à l’origine, l’idée d’un groupe d’étudiants (es), souhaitant prêter main forte aux sociétés traditionnelles de masques afin de sauvegarder ce patrimoine en péril. Elle est reconnue légalement par récépissé N° 96. 080  / MATS / SG / DGAT / DLPJ du 02…
ICH NGO Forum
October 2, 2013
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