The National Heritage Board of Singapore (NHB) and the Malay Heritage Centre (MHC) decided to collaborate on the #RamadanTogether campaign which seeks to connect the Muslim community through digital platforms and to educate the non-Muslim community on the intangible cultural heritage practices associated with Ramadan.
While physical distancing and confinement are affecting the way we live, some communities are finding creative ways to adapt to the circumstances and continue practicing their living heritage.
While we are currently going through extraordinary conditions of lockdown on a global scale due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are also seeing the ways in which the impact of this crisis goes beyond our physical health.
Upon its concluding symposium hosted in Brussels on 26 February 2020, the Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Project (IMP) presented the Declaration on the Dynamic Engagement between a Multiplicity of Actors from the Field of Museums and Intangible Cultural Heritage.
The educational and knowledge management tools developed by UNESCO are available in open access format and range from capacity building for trainers to data visualization, sustainable development case studies and references for researchers.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the eighth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention has been rescheduled to take place from 25 to 27 August 2020 (UNESCO Headquarters, Paris).
The Secretariat intends to exercise leniency in treating the nominations under the 2021 cycle, given the exceptional circumstances related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
"Proceedings of the International Researchers Forum: Perspectives of Research for Intangible Cultural Heritage – towards a Sustainable Society" has been published
The proceedings contains the two day discussions and all the papers presented by the forum participants.