Safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage along the Silk Roads

The term ‘cultural heritage’ has changed content considerably in recent decades, partially owing to the instruments developed by UNESCO. Cultural heritage does not end at monuments and collections of objects. It also includes traditions or living expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendants, such as oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, rituals, festive events, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe or the knowledge and skills to produce traditional crafts. Read more

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18 May 2006 Central Asian Meeting Supports the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage
11 May 2006 Between sky and mountains
17 January 2006 2006 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation
5 December 2005 The History of Civilizations of Central Asia: Results and Perspectives
22 November 2005 International Scientific and Theoretical Roundtable "The Problems of Artistic Heritage Restoration in Central Asia"
7 November 2005 Conference on Preservation and Use of Cultural and Mixed Heritage of Modern Central Asia
17 October 2005 Sub-Regional Workshop for the Follow-up on the 2003 World Heritage Periodic Reporting Exercise for the Central Asia Region
20 September 2005 Inscription on the World Heritage List of the Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly in Kazakhstan
24 May 2005 Festival on Cultural Diversity and Dialogue in Central Asia, 24 May-1 June 2005
2 February 2005 Call for Entries for 2005 UNESCO Asia-Pasific Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation
29 November 2004 Audio Visual Archive RK: Support for digital migration of content in audiovisual libraries including PSB libraries
19 November 2004 Handicraft products which received the 2004 UNESCO/CACSA Seal of Excellence (SEAL) were announced during the Crafts Fair in Almaty, Kazakhstan
8 October 2004 Scientific Conference on heritage of Sarmishsai
1 July 2004 Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly, Kazakhstan was inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List
11 June 2004 The Director-General visits the Issyk-Kul Forum in Kyrgyz Republic