09 November 2012 - Partnering with youth for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage
‘We must begin by emphasizing within the community itself upon the importance of safeguarding our most precious heritage our ancestors left us.’
(Ginuervel Roach, Curaçao youth participant).
With an increased awareness of the significance of living heritage and the pivotal role of youth in its safeguarding, it is no surprise that the voices of youth and their actions are propelling globally.
Intangible cultural heritage provides a continuous link between the past, present and future. Embodied within such practices as oral traditions …