Project Description

ICH Courier


Theme :
ICH and Labor

Windows to ICH provides an introduction to examples of intangible cultural heritage practices from countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region related to a chosen theme. This issue looks at representations and practices in the context of work and labour. An intrinsic part of life, work is a common thread that connects every culture. In these examples of intangible cultural heritage from Uzbekistan, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and China, the intersections of culture and work and their influence on each other can be seen.

Expert Remarks

ICH and the ‘Fingers in the Dirt’ Vietnam Field School

Field Report

Bogwa: The Ifugao Ritual of Honoring the Dead

Windows to ICH


Agriculture Associated Rites in Boysun

the Philippines

Traditional Crafts and their Implications on Livelihood

Republic of Korea

Durae, the Cooperative Labor System


Huagudeng, the Flower Drum Lantern Folk Art

Inventory-Making Efforts

ICH Inventory-Making Efforts in Vietnam

Safeguarding Pioneers

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts