ICH Courier

Volume50

Theme :
Animals in Stories

When we were young, we were told a lot of stories. Everyone hated the big, vicious, evil, and cunning animals. However, seen through grown-up eyes, there are no bad animals in the world. Animals personified in stories convey a message to the human world—that of peace and harmony. At a time when a message of peace is desperately needed, let’s enjoy some stories featuring various animals, from tigers to birds, rabbits, monkeys, and more.

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Expert Remarks

Bringing Living Heritage to Schools in Asia-Pacific:

Field Report

Namhaean Byeolsin-gut: Village Shaman Ritual

Windows to ICH

Korea

Korea, the Land of the Tiger

Mongolia

Role of the Tiger in Mongolian Oral Tradition

Nepal

Living with Animals in Harmony

Buthan

The Four Noble Friends (thuen-pa pun-zhi)

Safeguarding Activities

Na Drekebǡ and Roqoroqo: Traditional Baby Showers in Fiji

ICH Communities

Turkmen Embroidery: A Source of Inspiration

Safeguarding Pioneers

Kathmandu Weave: The Untold Story of Newari Sukul