07 March 2014 - Sri Lanka and Bhutan better equipped to use the international mechanisms of the Intangible Heritage Convention

Mask dance of the drums from Drametse

In the framework of the regional capacity building project in the Asia-Pacific Region funded by the UNESCO Japanese Funds-in-Trust for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, a number of representatives from governmental and non-governmental institutions from Sri Lanka and Bhutan receive intensive training on the nomination process, from preparation to evaluation and examination. These sessions represent a major step in the strengthening of their capacities and complement the training that both countries have already received on the

27 January 2012 - US$1.02 million project launched in Asia and the Pacific