South-East Europe tuned in the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage
- Annual carnival bell ringers’ pageant from the Kastav area
First through the annual regional meeting of experts from South-East Europe on Intangible Cultural Heritage “Promoting a shared vision of intangible cultural heritage in South-East Europe” on 10 and 11 May 2012 in Athens, a contribution to the Director-General’s flagship initiative “Culture: a bridge to development”. This regional meeting will also discuss future capacity-building activities to be developed jointly with the new category 2 regional centre on intangible cultural heritage, officially inaugurated in Sofia, Bulgaria, in February 2012.
A few days after, from 21 to 27 May in Sarajevo, community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage will be the focus of a workshop bringing together experts, NGOs, community members, local authorities and government officials to strengthen the capacities of relevant stakeholders to inventory intangible cultural heritage following a community-based approach.
Last but not least, the annual conference of South-East Europe ministers of culture to be held on 10 and 11 September 2012 in Sofia will focus on “Intangible cultural heritage and sustainable development”.
South-East Europe is tuned in the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage!
- 21/27-05-2012, Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina): Strengthening community capacities for the inventorying of intangible cultural heritage in Bosnia and Herzegovina
- 10/11-05-2012, Athens (Greece): Sixth Annual Regional meeting on Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-East Europe
- Countries: Albania – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Bulgaria – Cyprus – Croatia – Greece – Italy – The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – Republic of Moldova – Romania – Slovenia – Turkey – Serbia – Montenegro