Moorish epic T’heydinn

Intangible Heritage: it’s time for mid-term review in the Maghreb

01 March 2015 – A mid-term project meeting of representatives of the ministries of culture of Morocco, Mauritania and Tunisia was held from 23 to 25 February 2015 in Casablanca, the purpose of which was to review the half way results of an ongoing capacity building project in the field of intangible cultural heritage funded by the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund through a contribution from Norway. The project aims to assist these three countries of the Maghreb sub-region in safeguarding their intangible cultural heritage through the effective implementation of the Convention. ›››
Jerusarema Dance

Southern Africa: Enhanced national capacities and sub-regional cooperation for safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage

23 February 2015 – It is time to review and to plan for the next steps! Chinhoyi (Zimbabwe) welcomes a workshop from 24 to 26 February 2015 in order to take stock of the results of the project implemented in seven countries in southern Africa (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe). ›››
Documenting living heritage in Bonaire

Dutch Caribbean islands press on with inventorying its living heritage

19 February 2015 – From 22 to 28 February 2015, community practitioners, as well as governmental and non-governmental experts, will gather in Curacao for a workshop on community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage with the primary aim to develop a framework for the inventory of their heritage. The core of the workshop will focus on community participation in the identification and definition of intangible cultural heritage, data collection, organization and management, laying the foundation not only for a 5-day field inventorying exercise to follow in the six respective islands, but for future inventorying and safeguarding work. ›››
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Why safeguard intangible cultural heritage? Answers by States…

Mr Gowoothum Soobarah Director of Culture, Ministry of Arts and Culture


Mr Hani Hayajneh Professor at Yarmouk University

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Ms Dinara Chochunbaeva Director, Central Asian Crafts Support Association’s Resource Centre in Kyrgyzstan (CACSARC-kg)

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