An Emarati woman wearing the traditional burqa (face mask) roasting  Arabic coffee beans using Al-Mehmas and Al-Migla (a copper stir and a pan, tools for roasting Arabic coffee) while participating in an Arabic coffee making competition.

Dubai is strengthening its inventorying capacity!

24 January 2016 – United Arab Emirates,

The second of three capacity-building workshops for the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center is taking place this week in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, from 24-30 January, 2016.
The community-based inventorying workshop, in the context of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, will focus on issues of ethics and responsibilities, techniques for information generation, as well as how to organize data from inventories in order to elaborate safeguarding plans. It will also demonstrate how to put community-based inventorying into practice through field work to be conducted in various locations and engaging with the communities in Jumeirah, Heta and Al Zeed… ›››

Objective and impact: interviews

Mr Slimane Hachi
Interviewed in 2012 (4.GA)

Ms Christine Merkel Germany
Interviewed in 2012 (7.COM_WG)

Mr Hani Hayajneh Jordan
Interviewed in 2012 (7.COM_WG)

One of the last projects approved

Financial assistance

  • Malawi
  • Financial assistance : $ 90,533.00
  • Implementation dates : 30/11/2015 - 04/12/2015
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ICH inscribed on UNESCO lists

Discover the elements and the documentation attached (videos, photos, consents...) !