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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17 August 2016 ICHCAP – CALL FOR PAPERS: 2016 Asia-Pacific NGO Conference on Achieving SDGs through Safeguarding ICH
29 May 2016 Tekemet revival in Aral region
29 April 2015 Sixth Central Asia Sub-regional Network Meeting on the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage
6 March 2015 National Games – intangible heritage of the people. Exhibition of the painters and graphic artists of Kazakhstan
27 November 2014 Art of Dombra Kuy and art of wit, as well as the skills in making yurts were inscribed on the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
24 November 2014 Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan intangible cultural heritage nominations will be reviewed during the Committee meeting in Paris.
26 August 2014 Director-General pays tribute to the cultural heritage of Kyrgyzstan
13 May 2014 Communities of Tajikistan learn how to inventory their rich and diverse intangible heritage
16 April 2014 The Certificate of inclusion of Kyrgyz epic trilogy "Manas. Semetei. Seytek" to the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO was presented to the President of Kyrgyz Republic
21 March 2014 Nowruz in Tamgaly: Celebration for the Ages
21 November 2013 Specialists strengthen skills in inventory of ICH
27 May 2013 Nomination procedures of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) of Kyrgyzstan discussed by UNESCO
1 March 2013 "Orteke" and "Kara Zhorga" nomination procedures discussed at UNESCO seminar in Kazakhstan.
4 September 2012 ICH training-seminar in Dushanbe
20 January 2012 Kazakhstan ratified the Convention