Project

Strengthening the capacities of States Parties for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Western Africa (Sahel)

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 59,571
  • Source:
    • UNESCO - Regular budget
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/01/2020 - 31/12/2021

Benefitting country(ies): Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal


Strengthening national capacities in the field of intangible cultural heritage safeguarding in Senegal

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 99,889 granted in 2018
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 25/07/2018 - 22/01/2020
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Senegal

Overview:

The eighteen-month project, jointly implemented by the Directorate for Cultural Heritage of the Ministry of Culture and the UNESCO Dakar Office, is aimed at strengthening national capacities for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Senegal by building on technical capacities and implementing concrete safeguarding measures. The project responds to the issues identified in a needs assessment exercise conducted from›››

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Strengthening the capacities of States Parties for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Western Africa (Sahel)

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 51,114
  • Source:
    • UNESCO - Regular budget
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/01/2018 - 01/12/2019

Benefitting country(ies): Cabo Verde, Mali, Niger, Senegal


Inventory of traditional musics in Senegal

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 80,789 granted in 2012
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 12/08/2013 - 03/12/2014
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Senegal

Overview:

The main objective of this international assistance project funded by the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund was the inventory of the traditional music of Senegal that encompasses a vast and diverse array of musical traditions, genres, instruments and associated craftsmanship. Its social, spiritual and cultural functions are many, including celebrations of birth, death rites, initiations, blessings, agriculture, fishing, values, and legends›››

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