CRIHAP held Workshop on
Community-based Inventorying of ICH in Tonga
The opening session of Workshop on Community-basedInventorying of Intangible Cultural Heritage
Mr. Niu Genfu, VicePresident of Chinese National Academy of Arts, gives a speech.
Form October 24 to 28, Workshop on Community-basedInventorying of Intangible Cultural Heritage was held in Nuku'alofa in the Kingdom of Tonga.
The workshop was jointly organized by the International Training Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (CRIHAP), and the Tonga Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Mr. Penisimani ‘Epenisa Fifita,Minister for Internal Affairs,Mr. Chen Tie, chargé d'affairesof the Chinese Embassy to Tonga, Mr. Niu Genfu, VicePresident of Chinese National Academy of Arts, Mr. Zhang Jing, Deputy Director-General of CRIHAP, Mr. Ronald Porcelli,Representative of UNESCO Office in Apia,Ms Noriko Aikawa, UNESCO Training Expert, Mr. Sipiriano Nemani, UNESCO Training facilitator, and Ms Pulupaki Moala Ika, Deputy CEO of Culture and Youth Division of Ministry of Internal Affairs attended the opening session. Representatives specialized in safeguarding ICH from Tonga were also present.
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