Online questionnaire survey on ICH affected by the COVID-19 pandemic (December 2021–February 2022)

IRCI has just started an online questionnaire survey on intangible cultural heritage (ICH) affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This questionnaire is specifically addressed to individuals or organizations engaged in specific ICH, such as researchers closely working with specific ICH, ICH communities, and the practitioners of ICH.

If applicable to participate in this questionnaire survey, please proceed by following the URL link below. It is also much appreciated that you kindly share this link with others who may be interested in participating in this survey.


The questionnaire is comprised of seven main questions, asking information on various changes occurred on the practice and transmission of ICH during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will take approximately 20 minutes to answer the whole questionnaire. We appreciate your cooperation, and look forward to hearing your voices and stories.


For more details and to start the questionnaire, please click the link below.


*This survey is generated by an online survey creating application ‘Survey Monkey’. We would like to inform you that this survey can only be answered once per device. For groups with multiple participants, please access this survey from different devices such as mobile phones, tablets and PCs.


This online questionnaire is a part of preparatory activities to launch a new project focusing on ICH and the COVID-19 pandemic from April 2022, and a separate survey at the national level is already in progress in partnership with the counterparts in Bangladesh, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kyrgyz, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, and the Republic of Korea. The result of the survey will be available on the IRCI website in due course.


Please contact IRCI Secretariat (; addressed Hitomi Yamamoto) for any queries concerning this survey.

The questionnaire is open until 28 February 2022.