IRCI hosted “Workshop on the Roles of the Community Centre in ICH Revitalization: A Case Study of Dong Ho Woodblock Printing”

IRCI and Vietnam Institute for Cultural and Arts Studies (VICAS) cohosted “Workshop on the Roles of the Community Centre in ICH Revitalization: A Case Study of Dong Ho Woodblock Printing” on 27-28 January 2015 in Bak Ninh Province and Hanoi. Ten practitioners from the woodblock printing of Dong Ho community and thirty experts from Vietnam and Japan attended the workshop. Participants took a field trip to Dong Ho village to observe the current conditions of woodblock printing, and discussed its safeguarding methodologies by analyzing its risk factors, referring to the case of good practices in Japan.

 

(This workshop was programmed and conducted as part of the project titled “Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage on the Verge of Extinction: Vietnamese ICH Element Dong Ho Woodblock Printing” based on the work plan approved at the IRCI 3rd Governing Board Meeting on 1st Oct. 2014.)