ICH Courier

Volume49

Theme :
To Remember, to Be Remembered

“Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.” — Elie Wiesel.
As a living heritage, intangible cultural heritage means that memories you hold and memories I hold represent shared and penetrating history. Contemporary society has experienced a loss of intimacy among people and has seen the environment of transmission changed beyond recognition. However, intangible cultural heritage reveals its presence, quietly saying, “I am still here next to you.” Let’s visit Kyrgyzstan, Bhutan, Laos, and Samoa to see what kind of voice they give us.

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Expert Remarks

Transformational Sites of Conscience:Heritage Sites as Catalysts for Action

Field Report

Bamseom Island Village of Boatwrights and Boatbuilding Technology

Windows to ICH

Samoa

Practice May Change but the Foundation Remains Constant

Laos

Memories and Traditions:ICH of Laos in the Twenty-First Century

Kyrgyzstan

Memory and ICH in Kyrgyzstan

Bhutan

In Pursuit of Safeguarding the Fading Memories of Bhutan

Safeguarding Activities

Catalysing the Growth of the Sri Lankan Handloom Industry with Radical Transparency

ICH Communities

Relevance of Involving Community Members in Safeguarding Di Pyākhāṁ (Goddess Dance)

Safeguarding Pioneers

Introduction to the Muong Cultural Space Museum