Intangible cultural heritage comprises the practices, representations, expressions, knowledge, skills that individuals and communities recognize as part of their heritage. It also includes the instruments, objects, artefacts and cultural spaces that are specifically associated with it. It is a living heritage, transmitted from generation to generation and is constantly recreated by communities and groups in response to their environment. It represents an important social, cultural, economic, and even environmental resource for people around the world and provides them with a sense of identity and continuity.
Accreditation of the Persian Garden Institute for Living Heritage to UNESCO’s 2003 Intangible Heritage Convention
We are pleased to announce that, on 10 September 2020 at the 8th session of the General Assembly of States Parties to UNESCO’s 2003 Convention for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage, the Persian Garden Institute for Living Heritage (PGILH) was granted accreditation to the intergovernmental Committee of the Convention under Resolution 8.GA 13 of the meeting….