International conference on processional giants and dragons
04-05-2013 Antwerp (Belgium)
Processional giants and dragons in Belgium and France were one of the first elements to be inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Originally, they were proclaimed as UNESCO Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in 2005. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Convention for Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, an international conference on the culture of giants will be held in Antwerp, on the 4th of May 2013. The conference is a cooperation between the MAS, heritage organization LECA and La Maison des Géants.
Concerned country(ies): Austria - Belgium - Spain - France - Netherlands