Safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage along the Silk Roads

The term ‘cultural heritage’ has changed content considerably in recent decades, partially owing to the instruments developed by UNESCO. Cultural heritage does not end at monuments and collections of objects. It also includes traditions or living expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendants, such as oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, rituals, festive events, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe or the knowledge and skills to produce traditional crafts. Read more

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12 December 2019 Culture as a catalyst of social change in Central Asia
10 December 2019 UNESCO Forum of Ministers of Culture | 2019
3 October 2019 UNESCO organized second workshop on community-based inventory of ICH in Bamiyan
2 October 2019 Preservation and promotion of the traditional Kyrgyz felt carpets - Ala-kiyiz and Shyrdak
28 August 2019 Regional Meeting for Strengthening the Use of ICH in Education
27 June 2019 Central Asia strengthens intersectoral cooperation on living heritage and education
14 June 2019 Initiatives to Safeguard Intangible Cultural Heritage through Formal and Non-formal Education for Education Quality Improvement in Central Asia
21 May 2019 First meeting of the Steering Committee of the EU-funded Project “Silk Roads Heritage Corridors in Afghanistan, Central Asia and Iran” took place in Brussels
8 November 2018 UNESCO participates in a Regional Tourism Cooperation Meeting in Tashkent
6 November 2018 International conference on “Afghanistan, Central Asia and Iran – Common Heritage along the Silk Roads and corridors to and from Europe”
29 June 2018 Second Workshop for facilitators of Intangible Cultural Heritage from Central Asia
13 April 2018 First training workshop on safeguarding living heritage targeting youth was held in Kyrgyzstan
21 March 2018 Nowruz 2018
13 July 2017 UNESCO and World Bank collaborate on Culture, Urban Development, and Resilience
2 December 2016 UNESCO National Workshop “Intangible Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development in Kazakhstan: Implications for Policy and Programme Development”