Whitsun Festivities - International Gathering of ICH

17/20-05-2013 Szentendre (Hongrie)

The Hungarian Open Air Museum (Szentendre, Hungary) is organizing an International Gathering of Intangible Cultural Heritage for the third time on the Whitsun weekend, 17-20 May, 2013. Apart from celebrating those elements of intangible cultural heritage inscribed on the National Inventory in Hungary, we would like to feature again ICH elements of UNESCO’s Representative list. This year we have invited a bearer community from India (chhau dance) to participate in the festivities held on the grounds of the Hungarian Open Air Museum (20 km north of Budapest). The four-day event will include a conference, exhibitions, as well as awareness-raising regarding ICH through performances, handcraft workshops, parades, music and dance programs and ‘táncház’ parties. This year we dedicate our festival to the celebrations of the tenth anniversary of the Convention. For this purpose we plan a gala ceremony on Sunday evening with the participation of all performers and an exhibition to present the main aims of the Convention.
Pays concerné(s) : Hongrie - Inde