Halqa side event
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30 November 2022

While the plenary sessions are taking place, there is a wide program of side events organized by UNESCO, States Parties, institutional partners, and others. The ICH NGO Forum has also a program of events. Browse through the list below and find out more information on the dedicated webpage.

Monday, 28 November 2022

  • 12.30 – 14.30:

France, Recognizing and protecting rare know-how, a mission of « The French Savoir-faire Institute », Room ‘Exotic garden’

  • 17:30 – 18:00:

UNESCO – ICHCAP, Exhibition opening: Sustainable development from a living heritage perspective, Exhibition hall

  • 18.00 – 20.00:

Morocco, Intangible cultural heritage and intellectual property, Bureau meeting room
Morocco, The halqa, or the art of traditional story (1), Coffee break space

Tuesday, 29 November 2022

  • 8.45 – 9.30:

UNESCO, Working session with the Facilitators network of the Global capacity-building programme (for network members), Room ‘Chellah’s garden’

  • 12.30 – 14.30:

Morocco, 55 years of valorization of the Amazigh culture and language in Morocco: from rural orality to international promotion, Room ‘Exotic garden’

  • 13.00 – 13.40:

UNESCO, The resource needs of the Convention: Where are we today with the funding priorities? Part I: Capacity building for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage, Bureau meeting room

  • 18.00 – 20.00:

Okçular Vakfı (The Archers Foundation), Introduction and experience of the traditional Turkish archery, Rooms ‘Chellah’s garden’ and ‘Exotic garden’
UNESCO Chair on Transcultural Music Studies, University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar, Safeguarding living heritage in Afghanistan: Music and performance-based cultural heritage at risk, Room ‘Roses’ Garden’
Exaltation productions, Film: Exaltation, NGO meeting room

Wednesday, 30 November 2022

  • 12.30 – 14.30:

Morocco – UNESCO, Debate on the role of women in transmitting intangible cultural heritage, Room ‘Chellah’s garden’
Morocco, The valorization of the intangible cultural heritage in the Oriental region of Morocco, Room ‘Exotic garden’

  • 13.10 – 14.30:

UNESCO, Roundtable on safeguarding living heritage in urban contexts, Bureau meeting room

  • 18.00 - 20.00 :

Panama – CRESPIAL, Seminar: Safeguarding afro-descendant heritage in Central America, Room ‘Exotic garden’
Université de Kelaniya (Sri Lanka), Le patrimoine culturel immatériel au Sri Lanka, Salle ‘Jardin des Roses’

Thursday, 1 December 2022

  • 12.30 – 14.30:

Morocco – UNESCO, Conference on the safeguarding and the valorization of knowledge and know-how linked to craftsmanship in Morocco, Room ‘Chellah’s garden’
Morocco, The argan tree: Scientific research, living heritage and sustainable development, Room ‘Exotic garden’

  • 13.00 – 13.40:

UNESCO, The resource needs of the Convention: Where are we today with the funding priorities? Part II: Living heritage and education, Bureau meeting room

  • 17.30 – 19.30:

ICH NGO Forum, #HeritageAlive presentation of the Albert van der Zeijden Award and mini symposium, NGO meeting room

  • 18.00 – 20.00:

Colombia, Taking care of Mother Earth, we save the Heart of the World and the Universe, Bureau meeting room

Friday, 2 December 2022

  • 8.45 - 9.30 :

UNESCO, Exchange session with UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs and regional university networks in the field of living heritage (for chairholders and university faculty), Room ‘Chellah’s garden’

  • 12.30 – 14.30:

Azerbaijan and Türkiye, Demonstrate the traditions of “Culture of Çay (tea), a symbol of identity, hospitality and social interaction”, Room ‘Chellah’s garden’
Morocco, Conference on the transmission of know-how related to the production and laying of Zelige, Room ‘Exotic garden’

  • 12.30 – 13.30:

NGO Dutch Center for Intangible Cultural Heritage, The inventory as an interactive safeguarding tool – Methods, lessons and challenges from the Netherlands and the Caribbean, Bureau meeting room
ICH NGO Forum, Mapping the expertise of accredited NGOs, NGO meeting room

  • 18.00 – 20.00:

Morocco, The halqa, or the art of traditional story (2), Coffee break space

Exhibitions and displays:

  • Exhibitions:

Morocco. Old caftans. Galerie Bab Lkbir - Les Oudaya
Morocco. Carpet of Rabat. Exhibition hall
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Shared traditional c+rafts of Saudi Arabia (معرض فنون الحرف السعودية المشتركة). Exhibition hall
UNESCO – ICHCAP. Sustainable development from a living heritage perspective. Exhibition hall

  • Displays:

Brazil. Flavors from Brazil. Coffee break space (28 November – 2 December)
China. Distribution of calendars and tea. Exhibition hall (30 November – 3 December)
ICHCAP. Promotion of outcomes of recent project led by the International Information and Networking Centre For Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region Under the auspices of UNESCO. Exhibition hall (28 November – 2 December)
IRCI. Promotion of the International Research Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region (IRCI). Exhibition hall (28 November –3 December)
NGO Workshop intangible heritage Flanders. Intangible cultural heritage and museums project - sharing the outcomes. Exhibition hall (29 November –3 December)
Republic of Korea. Talchum, mask dance drama in the Republic of Korea. Exhibition hall (1 – 3 December)
UNESCO. Publications’ corner. Exhibition hall


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  • 2003 Convention: General Assembly and Committee

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