Project

Transmitting and stabilizing the folk long song performance technique of Limbe performers - circular breathing - through the old repertoire to the new generations

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 99,946 granted in 2018
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 29/01/2019 - 29/01/2022
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Mongolia

Overview:

The proposed 36-month project, to be implemented by the National Center for Cultural Heritage and carried out in three regions, aims to stabilize and transmit the folk long performance technique of Limbe performers – circular breathing through the old repertoire. The circular breathing technique is considered as a great achievement among nomadic Mongolians and is inseparable from the traditional folk long s›››


Supporting natural and cultural sustainability through the revitalization and transmission of the traditional practices of worshipping the sacred sites in Mongolia

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 98,500 granted in 2018
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 12/02/2019 - 12/12/2021
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Mongolia

Overview:

Implemented by the Foundation for the Protection of Natural and Cultural Heritage, the proposed thirty-month project aims to revive forgotten worshipping practices of sacred sites in rural areas in Mongolia, with reference to the element inscribed in 2017 on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding. These practices – performed at sacred sites that are located throughout the c›››


Strengthening national capacities for effective safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Asia and the Pacific

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 899,835
  • Source:
    • Japan Funds-in-Trust
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/04/2015 - 31/10/2017
  • Documents:
    • Building National Capacities to Safeguard Asia-Pacific Intangible Cultural Heritage (2011-2017) - Project Completion Report: English

Benefitting country(ies): Fiji, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Mongolia, Samoa, Sri Lanka

Overview:

With the successful completion of Phase I, thanks to the continued generous contribution of the Government of Japan, it was possible to implement the second phase of the regional programme for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage through the strengthening of national capacities from April 2015 to October 2017. The principal aims of the second phase were the following: *Reinforce the human and institutional›››

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Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage through the Strengthening of National Capacities in Asia and the Pacific

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 1,020,484
  • Source:
    • Japan Funds-in-Trust
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/11/2011 - 01/05/2014
  • Documents:
    • Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage through the Strengthening of National Capacities in Asia and the Pacific - 2011-2014 Project Completion Report: English

Benefitting country(ies): Bhutan, Cambodia, Mongolia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste

Overview:

This project generously financed by the Government of Japan aimed at assisting eight countries, namely Bhutan, Cambodia, Mongolia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Sri Lanka and Timor Leste to safeguard their intangible cultural heritage through the effective implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. It aimed at building up a critical mass of experience and›››

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