Documentation, promotion and dissemination of the Candombe traditional drum calls, expressions of identity of the Sur, Palermo, and Cordón neighbourhoods in the city of Montevideo

  • Asistencia financiera:
    • 186.875 US$ otorgado en 2012
  • Fechas de implementación:
    • 02/09/2013 - 31/08/2015
  • Documentos:

Países beneficiarios: Uruguay


With the objective of strengthening the practice of Candombe not only in Montevideo but also in other provinces of Uruguay by promoting its transmission to younger generations and reinforcing the safeguarding capacities of local associations of practitioners, the project started in September 2013. This late start is due to a one-year process of project development aiming to ensure greater sustainability of›››

Strengthening national capacities for effective safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay

  • Presupuesto del proyecto:
    • 200.000 US$
  • :
    • Japan Funds-in-Trust
  • Fechas de implementación:
    • 01/06/2012 - 01/02/2014

Países beneficiarios: Argentina, Paraguay (el), Uruguay


The present project was among the first of its kind to be implemented in Latin America. It aimed at assisting Argentina as a priority and also Paraguay and Uruguay, in safeguarding their intangible cultural heritage by acquiring broad and solid knowledge of the 2003 Convention and its mechanism. Workshops on the implementation of UNESCO’s 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible C›››

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