Patronage request

The activities below have received the patronage of the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The reports received by the Secretariat of the Convention on these activities are sometimes accompanied by additional information (press releases, etc..), which can be requested from Secretariat at ICH-Emblem@unesco.org.

ActivityDescription
6th International Festival of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
10/06/2017 - 18/06/2017Chengdu, Sichuan Province
Contact:
Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China (China)

Over the past ten years, the Festival has attracted ICH professionals and practitioners from over 100 countries and regions. This year the Festival consists of an international forum, presentations, exhibitions and fair.

 
5th International Festival of Intangible Cultural Heritage
11/09/2015 - 20/09/2015Chengdu
Contact:
Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China; The People’s Government of Sichuan Province; Chinese National Commission for UNESCO (China)
Du Yue, Secretary General, Chinese National Commission for UNESCO

Set up as an international cultural event aiming at safeguarding intangible cultural heritage (ICH), the Festival, through a wide range of programs including seminars, exhibitions, performances, presentations and trade fairs, brings together ICH professionals and practitioners worldwide, and provides them with an interactive platform for global exchange and cooperation in the field of ICH.
Since the 2nd Festival, UNESCO has been a co-host. The event has featured various globally acclaimed highlights including the Chengdu International Conference on the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage during the 4th Festival in 2013, resulting in the document Chengdu Recommendations.

 
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