Over the past few years, UNESCO has been leading the initiative to develop new strategies for integrating culture and creativity in urban contexts. Together with its partners, UNESCO supports advocacy, builds and disseminates knowledge and develops the necessary evidence base to promote culture-engaged, people-centered urban development models. The project ‘Intangible heritage and creativity for sustainable cities’ aims to promote the rol
News and activities:
- 2021-10-28 – Irbid (Jordan) is the next pilot city for a project on safeguarding intangible heritage in urban areas
- 2021-06-18 – Wrap-up workshop for the project' Community-based inventorying of ICH in Tbilisi, Georgia'
Benefitting country(ies): Georgia
Polyphonic singing is a popular tradition that used to pervade all areas of everyday life in Georgia, ranging from field work to songs for curing illnesses and Christmas carols. There are three types of polyphony in Georgia, each performed in a different region. The project enabled not only the promotion of research and documentation on traditional polyphony, but also its