Buzzword Bingo: Intangible Heritage is constantly recreated by communities and groups in response to their environment
Intangible heritage

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Intangible cultural heritage, transmitted from generation to generation, is constantly recreated by communities and groups in response to their environment, their interaction with nature and their history, and provides them with a sense of identity and continuity.
- 2003 Convention for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage

Also see: Intangible culture, intangible cultural heritage

Tchingal: the story of a killer emu

An Aboriginal creation story about a killer emu is set to become the first legally protected element of intangible heritage in Australia.


Ethiopia to host 11th meeting for the Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
Intangible Heritage Committee meeting in Ethiopia to focus on traditional songs, rituals, celebrations and know-how

November 30 - December 4, 2015 Tenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee (10.COM)
The tenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place in the Country Club and Resort of Windhoek in Namibia. As is customary, a non-governmental organization forum will take place on the eve of this session, 830am-4pm on Sunday, 29 November. Further information on the agenda for that meeting is available at Twitter: @IchNGO

September 2015 SHARING CULTURES 2015 - 4th International Conference on Intangible Heritage follows the path established by the previous Conference on Intangible Heritage (SHARING CULTURES 2009, 2011 and 2013) and aims at pushing further the discussion on Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), under the main topics proposed by the UNESCO Convention adding some new field of discussion, namely on what concerns management and promotion of ICH, educational matters and musealization

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Culture - Heritage - Intangible - Intangible Heritage - UNESCO






2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (PDF)
Conocimientos y técnicas tradicionales vinculadas al cultivo y procesamiento de la curagua (Venezeuela)

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Mexico's Intangible Cultural Heritage

Parachicos in the traditional January feast of Chiapa de Corzo
Places of memory and living traditions of the Otomí-Chichimecas people of Tolimán: the Peña de Bernal, guardian of a sacred territory
Ritual ceremony of the Voladores
Xtaxkgakget Makgkaxtlawana: the Centre for Indigenous Arts and its contribution to safeguarding the intangible cultural heritage of the Totonac people of Veracruz
Mariachi, string music, song and trumpet
Pirekua, traditional song of the P’urhépecha
Traditional Mexican cuisine - ancestral, ongoing community culture, the Michoacán paradigm
Indigenous festivity dedicated to the dead


Pizza Spinning

Mariachi Music


Gifts that do not take up space
Our question: can we make a map?
@4SAMissions @SavingPlaces

The divide between tangible and intangible heritage is a Western concept.
- #AfricanHC (source)

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