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Intangible Cultural Heritage
 
Intangible cultural heritage is not limited to monuments and to collections of objects but it also includes traditions or living expressions inherited from our forefathers and conveyed to our descendants. These expressions include oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, rituals, festivities, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe and traditional craftsmanship.

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BEST SAFEGUARDING PRACTICES
Xtaxkgakget Makgkaxtlawana: the Centre for Indigenous Arts and its contribution to safeguarding the intangible cultural heritage of the Totonac people of Veracruz, Mexico (SPANISH ONLY) 
Call for projects of the National Programme of Intangible Heritage 
Fandango's Living Museum 
Safeguarding intangible cultural heritage of Aymara communities in Bolivia, Chile and Peru (SPANISH ONLY) 
RELATED LINKS
Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (2003)  
Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 
Ethical Principles for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage  (<a href='http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/doc/src/2003_Convention-Ethical_principles-FR.docx' target='_blank'>FRANÇAIS</a>) 
Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Latin America (CRESPIAL) 
PUBLICATIONS
Safeguarding the Intangible Heritage of the Dutch Caribbean and Suriname 
Culture & Development No.12<BR>Intangible Cultural Heritage in Latin America and the Caribbean
 
Oralidad<BR>For the Safeguarding of the Intangible Heritage of Latin America and the Caribbean 
 
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