Craftmanship of Estremoz clay figures inscribed as intangible cultural heritage

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage meeting in Jeju (Republic of Korea, 7-9 December 2017, inscribed thirty-three new elements on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, among them the Craftmanship of Estremoz Clay Figures (Portugal).
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New publication by the UNESCO Chair

Creative Innovation and Related Living Lab Experiences: A Mediterranean Model is the title of the most recent publication launched by the UNESCO Chair. The CreativeMED project and its overall assessment are at the centre of this book that its editors consider to be of particular interest, not only as account of the achieved results, but also because they find it relevant that critical reflections on projects and good practices in the Mediterranean are disseminated, especially when they are based on the respect for the involved communities and firmly rooted in their identity and cultural profile.
The electronic version of this book can be downloaded here.

Património Cultural Imaterial em risco – III Encontro da Cátedra UNESCO aborda um tema urgente

III Encontro da Cátedra UNESCO, dedicado ao “Património Cultural Imaterial em Risco”, teve lugar no dia 22 de Junho de 2017 no Fórum Municipal de Castro Verde. O evento contou com um amplo leque de especialistas que, com foco na salvaguarda do Património Cultural Imaterial (PCI) no Sul de Portugal, chegaram a conclusões com alcance a nível nacional....

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