Project Description

ICH Courier


Theme :
ICH and Weaving with Bark and Plants

Windows to ICH provides an introduction to examples of intangible cultural heritage practices throughout the Asia-Pacific region in relation to specific themes presented in the issue. This issue takes a look at representations and practices of bark or plant weaving as living heritage. In these examples of intangible cultural heritage from Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Tonga, and Philippines, you can see the various weaving forms with natural resources in different countries as well as their influence on each community.

Expert Remarks

Contribution of ICH to Millennium Development Goals

Field Report

Chennai, Where the Future Evolves in Two Months

Windows to ICH


Anyam: Pandanus Leaf Weavings of the Orang Asli

the Philippines

Bamboo Fish Traps of Northwestern Luzon

Republic of Korea

Sedge Handicraft



Inventory-Making Efforts

The Most Fundamental Work of ICH Safeguarding: Making an ICH Inventory in Japan

Safeguarding Pioneers

Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies