Contact: +86-10-65513620
Postal address: Beijing Normal University No. 19 Xinjiekou Waidajie Beijing 100875
Geographic Coverage of NGO’s expertise: China, Finland, Japan, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Viet Nam

URL: https://www.chinesefolklore.org.cn/

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Facilitate scholarly exchanges and cooperation, promote academic research of traditional folklore and culture.

The Chinese Folklore Society has over 3,000 members from social sciences and humanities. It aims to bring together folklorists and folklore fellows throughout the country, to investigate, collect and study folklore and folk culture of people of all e

Year of creation: 1983

Safeguarding measures:

- identification, documentation, research (including inventory-making)
- preservation, protection
- promotion, enhancement
- transmission, (non-)formal education
- revitalization

Main areas of work related to the Convention:

Relevant projects and initiatives

00421 - China Folklore Society (CFS)
© Secretariat / CFS

Since 2015, CFS has been tasked by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to provide consultative services for the preparation of China’s periodic reports on the status of 7 elements inscribed on the Urgent Safeguarding List, 35 elements inscribed on the Representative List and 1 element selected for the Register of Good Safeguarding Practices. A collaborative mechanism between the concerned government bodies, communities and CFS has been established for the preparation of these reports.