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.
|7th International Festival of the Intangible Cultural Heritage|
17/10/2019 - 22/10/2019Chengdu
Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China (China)
The ICH Festival have been successfully held for six sessions with more than 2,000 events participated by over 500 performing teams, over 4,000 representatives from 465 countries and regions, over 40,000 representatives from within China, covering 20 million citizens and tourists. The Festival has functioned as an international platform for enhancing the visibility of the 2003 Convention and promoting ICH safeguarding. This year, the Festival will consist of international forums, exhibitions, competitions and exhibitions.
|6th International Festival of the Intangible Cultural Heritage|
10/06/2017 - 18/06/2017Chengdu, Sichuan Province
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 in the organisation of an international forum, presentations, exhibitions and fair.
|5th International Festival of Intangible Cultural Heritage|
11/09/2015 - 20/09/2015Chengdu
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.