Jaran Kepang: Surinamese Javanese dance, danced by young men on plaited bamboo horses

Suriname taking important strides towards the safeguarding of its living heritage

20 de julio 2015 – As Suriname moves closer towards the ratification of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, it is timely for community members, policy-makers, and governmental and non-governmental representatives to come together to chart the way forward in the safeguarding of their … ›››

Chairpersons of six UNESCO Culture Conventions meet

15 de julio 2015 – On 29 June, during the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee in Bonn, Germany, the Chairs of the six UNESCO culture conventions* met for the first time to discuss ways to work together more effectively.

In the context of the 70th anniversary of UNESCO, this provides a unique opportunity to … ›››

Inventory of traditional musics in Senegal

Increasing States Parties’ capacities to request and implement International Assistance

13 de julio 2015International Assistance is at the very core of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. Regrettably, however, it has not yet been utilized to the full extent envisaged when the Convention was … ›››
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¿Por qué salvaguardar el patrimonio cultural inmaterial? Respuestas de Estados…

Sra. Christine Merkel Jefa de la División de Cultura, Comisión Alemana para la UNESCO

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Sr. Hani Hayajneh Profesor en la Universidad de Yarmouk

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Sr. Pierre Bois Consejero artístico, Casa de las Culturas del Mundo

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