At the interface between living heritage and museum practice: dialogical encounters and the making of a 'third space' in safeguarding heritage
Intangible heritage in the United States: a history of separate initiatives
Flooded Lands, Forgotten Voices: Safeguarding the Indigenous Languages and Intangible Heritage of the Nubian Nile valley
Bruegel and Burke were here! Examining the criteria implicit in the UNESCO paradigm of safeguarding ICH: the first decade
The Role of Intellectual Property in Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in Museums
Sheila Kay Adams, story teller, banjo player and NEA Heritage Fellowship recipient.
Preparing for local ceremony, Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia.
Hula performance, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
Hot 8 Brass band at a New Orleans funeral.
Nansemond tribal members recognised by the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1985.
The Smithsonian Folklife Festival, 2002.
Virginia string band, Ballard Branch Bogtrotters Band (1934-1942), Galax, Virginia, 1937. The types of folk traditions recorded through early federal recording efforts.
Donald Chosa Jr. Traditional rice gathering in Minnesota, Mark Sauer.
Nubian musician playing the traditional Nubian instrument - kisir
Lake Nubia/Nasser, part of the Nubian submergence area created by the Aswan High Dam. Many ancient Nubian towns, villages and places are drowned under these waters.
ELAR archive homepage – a digital repository for Nubian documentation
The Nubian Languages and Culture Project launch poster
New Nubian social spaces in Absambal (Abu Simbel), Egypt.
The First Nubian Culture and Tourism Festival brochure
Detail from The Battle Between Carnival and Lent (1559) by Pieter Bruegel I (oil on panel).
Netherlandish proverbs (1559) also known as The Blue Cloak by Pieter Bruegel I (oil on panel).
The Village Kermis (1567), also known as The Peasant Dance, by Pieter Bruegel I (oil on panel).
Children’s Games (1560) by Pieter Bruegel I (oil on panel).
Wedding Banquet (1567) by Pieter Bruegel I (oil on panel).
The Battle Between Carnival and Lent (1559) by Pieter Bruegel I (oil on panel).
Kermis van Hoboken by Pieter Bruegel I, Frans Hogenberg and Bartholomaus de Momper (engraving).
De Luca’s Restaurant in Pittsburgh on a Sunday morning.
One of the family chapels of Tolimán: 18th century wall paintings and contemporary stewards.
A memorial in the sidewalk marks the spot where Cecilia Viñas and Hugo Penino lived and were kidnapped and ‘disappeared’ by Argentina’s military dictatorship on July 13, 1997. About 250 victims of oppression have been similarily commemorated by the organisation Barrios X Memoria y Justicia.
The Peña Bernal, one of the defining natural features of the Otomi-Chichimeca region.
Certificate of authentication used by the collective of Fine Ramie Weavers of Hansan Region (모시).
Demonstration of fine ramie weaving, Hansan regon in South Chungcheong Province. Photo: Seocheon County Hall.
Angklung Buhun played by the residents of Kanekes Village, Banten Province, Indonesia.
Royal festivities in Foumban, Cameroon.
A visit to Gijisi Juldarigi Museum in Korea reveals some extraordinary safeguarding methods, both digital and manual, for a folk game, a form of Tug-of-war.
Large pieces of quartz are baked in the kiln, then broken into tiny pieces and sieved to obtain fragments of three different sizes.
Large pots take a long time to decorate, so they are wrapped in plastic to ensure that the clay will not dry out too quickly.
Nisa’s inlaid ceramics were traditionally used for water, but nowadays they are produced mainly for decorative purposes.
Drawing the decorative motifs in the wet clay with a needle and other instruments is the responsibility of the more experienced pedradeiras’