Safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage along the Silk Roads

The term ‘cultural heritage’ has changed content considerably in recent decades, partially owing to the instruments developed by UNESCO. Cultural heritage does not end at monuments and collections of objects. It also includes traditions or living expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendants, such as oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, rituals, festive events, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe or the knowledge and skills to produce traditional crafts. Read more

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9 October 2019 Books: Uzun Kulak Lamb and the felt carpet
19 July 2019 Prolongation of Call for application on Adaptation of the Silk Road Heritage Guides Handbook
23 June 2019 List of elements of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Central Asia
21 May 2019 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
13 May 2019 Concept note for the joint exhibition on common heritage along the Silk Roads
10 May 2019 Tips for world heritage site managers on tourism development
14 March 2019 Results of the survey on Technical and Vocational Education and Training Institutions for Intangible Cultural Heritage in Central Asia
30 January 2019 Call for Applications for the International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads in China
6 December 2018 Colombia will host 2019 meeting of Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
29 November 2018 Kazakhstan: Traditional spring festive rites of the Kazakh horse breeders inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
7 December 2017 Kazakh Assyk and Kyrgyz Kok boru games are the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
29 November 2017 Traditional games, songs and know-how on the agenda for the Intangible Heritage Committee
3 July 2017 Sub-regional Conference “Strengthening the Protection of Cultural Heritage in Central Asia” in focus of the 1954 and 1970 UNESCO Conventions
28 April 2017 Revival of the Kazakh traditional felt techniques
2 December 2016 Six new elements of Central Asian Intangible Cultural Heritage inscribed to the List