The training course for safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage 2011

Tokyo, Osaka and Shiga Japan                                     [ Detail Page ]

1-5 February 2011


Organised by National Institutes for Cultural Heritage, and Agency for Cultural Affairs (Bunkacho)

Co-organised by National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo

In Cooperation with National Museum of Ethnology

Supported by Japanese National Commission for UNESCO


Session1 Japanese Administrative System for Safeguarding ICH
KIKUCHI Kensaku, Chief Senior Cultural Properties Specialist
Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan
Session2 Safeguarding and Inventory-Making of ICH in Japan
MIYATA Shigeyuki, Director, Department of Intangible Cultural Heritage
Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties
Session3 Local region and Folklore: Regarding a video documentary about "Hachigatsu Odori of Amami Oshima" produced by National Museum of Ethnology
SASAHARA Ryoji,Associate professor
National Museum of Ethnology Department of Cultural Research
Session4 About National Museum of Ethnology – the Roles & Missions
TAMURA Katsumi,Deputy Director
Deputy Director of National Museum of Ethnology
Session5 The Nagahama Hikiyama Festival and its Transmission
Nagahama Hikiyama Cultural Association



Case Study Report Sharing Lecture of the Training  Course
Case Study Report Sharing Lecture of the Training  Course


Participating institutes list

  • Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (Bangladesh)
  • Royal Academy of Performing Arts (Bhutan)
  • Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts (Cambodia)
  • Ministry of Culture (China)
  • Ministry of Culture and Tourism (Indonesia)
  • Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO (Mongolia)
  • Ministry of Culture (Myanmar)
  • Ministry of Federal Affairs, Parliamentary Affairs and Culture (Nepal)
  • PNG National Commission for UNESCO (Papua New Guinea)
  • Philippines UNESCO National Commission (Philippines)
  • Ministry of Education Sports & Culture (Samoa)
  • Ministry of Culture and the Arts (Sri Lanka)
  • Ministry of Culture and Sports (Uzbekistan)
  • Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism (Vietnum)