IRCI 8th Governing Board Meeting

The Eighth Governing Board Meeting of IRCI was held on November 11 at Osaka International Convention Center. In addition to the 10 members of the governing board, 19 participants such as representatives of Agency of Cultural Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sakai City, other UNESCO C2 centres of intangible cultural heritage in People’s Republic of China (CRIHAP) and Republic of Korea (ICHCAP) attended the meeting.

The Governing Board, after the active discussion approved Work plan and budget for FY 2020 together with Reports of the activities and financial statement for FY 2018 and Progress of activities and budget for FY 2019.

The following day on November 12, a cultural excursion was organised to experience Japanese Tenugui (handkerchief) making using Osaka’s traditional dyeing technique called “Chusen”.