Project Description

ICH Courier


Theme :
Traditional Navigation of Pacific Islanders

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 each issue. This issue takes a look at traditional navigation of Pacific islanders. In these examples from FSM, Palau, and Tonga, you can explore the interesting navigation culture transmitted in the Pacific.

Expert Remarks

Encouraging ICH Safeguarding through an Online System: Ichpedia Project

Field Report

Bai Choi Folk Art of Vietnam and Similar Art Forms around the World

Windows to ICH


Sailing Canoe Building on Mwoakilloa Atoll


Ocean Navigation of Palau

Marshall Islands

Stick Charts of the Master Navigator


Pacific Seafaring Heritage: The Tongan Voyaging Sphere

Inventory-Making Efforts

Inventory-Making Efforts in Kyrgyzstan

Safeguarding Pioneers

Folklore Laboratory at the Science Research Institution in Kazakhstan