Workshop on Community-based Identification and Inventorying of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Nepal
UNESCO event release, 21 January 2013

PARIS, FRANCE: This is the second among a series of capacity-building workshops focusing on implementation of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Held in Kathmandu, Nepal, from 21-28 January 2013, it will involve the training of 25 Nepalis on planning and carrying out inventories of the intangible cultural heritage in the country. Participants will discuss various approaches and methodologies on inventorying; take part in formulating the format for inventorying; and carry out a short pilot over a two-day field trip. The inventorying will include recording and documentation and thus involve basic training in equipment use and field methodologies. This will be followed by analysis of the materials collected and sessions regarding the best use of the inventoried materials. Read the release …