Digitization of the intangible cultural heritage elements of communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 10,000
  • Source:
    • UNESCO - Regular budget
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/06/2021 - 01/12/2021

Benefitting country(ies): Bosnia and Herzegovina


The proposed project is to support the ongoing initiative to digitize elements of living heritage practiced in Bosnia and Herzegovina, being implemented by the NGOs familiar with the 2003 Convention. Beneficiary communities will be i) sensitized on the importance of intangible cultural heritage safeguarding and they will also receive support for ii) identifying elements of their intangible cultural heritage and iii) documenting them with the use of digital technology. Particular attention will be paid for understanding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the safeguarding of living heritage among these communities and their aspirations and needs for recovery and preparedness.

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