Demonstration of the Maroon dance of purity

Suriname committed to inventorying its intangible cultural heritage

14 April 2016 – Suriname,

Participants representing Afro-Surinamese, Javanese, Maroons, Chinese, Jewish, Hindustani and Indigenous communities are joining forces to develop a framework for inventorying their living heritage at a five-day workshop on community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage taking place at the Surinaamsch Rumhouse from 11 to 15 April 2016.
Hosted by the Directorate of Culture of Suriname and the Suriname National Commission for UNESCO, in coordination with organizations and community groups committed to safeguarding living heritage in Suriname, it follows training last year on implementing the 2003 Convention and national consultation with stakeholders… ›››

Project: Strengthening the capacities of Suriname and Dutch Caribbean islands for implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage ( 2014 - 2016 ) Contributor:
ICH Fund (Netherlands)

Objective and impact: interviews

Mr Pierre Bois France
Interviewed in 2012 (7.COM_WG)

Mr Gowoothum Soobarah Mauritius
Interviewed in 2012 (7.COM_WG)

One of the last projects approved

Financial assistance

  • Philippines
  • Financial assistance : $ 7,393.00
  • Implementation dates : 04/12/2015 - 04/12/2015
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ICH inscribed on UNESCO lists

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