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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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
7 May 2004 A prestigious exhibition of the best petroglyphs of South Kazakhstan and Semirechie
20 April 2004 23 April - World Book and Copyright Day (UNESCO)
26 November 2003 UNESCO Regional the kick-off meeting and Simplify and LinkSQL training for the correspondents of the Global Heritage Portal
7 November 2003 Twenty-eight masterpieces of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity proclaimed
10 October 2003 Building Knowledge Societies: UNESCO Cluster Office Almaty participated on UNESCO Exhibition
9 October 2003 Intangible Heritage, Cultural Diversity and Preventing Intentional Destruction of Heritage: Key Cultural Issues at UNESCO’s General Conference
1 October 2003 Report on Culture Unit 2003
2 July 2003 Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasavi, first site on the World Heritage List in Kazakhstan