8th Annual Regional Meeting of the SEE experts network on Intangible Cultural Heritage

When, local time: 
Thursday, 15 May 2014 - 9:00am to Friday, 16 May 2014 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Cyprus, Limossa
Type of Event: 
Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Contact: 
Matteo Rosati at m.rosati@unesco.org

This is the latest in a series of meetings set up as a platform to reinforce cooperation among countries of the South East European (SEE) region on the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage; and to share experiences on issues including: inventory policies, training and capacity-building, the role and involvement of the local communities, the transnational dimension of intangible cultural heritage, the management of sustainable cultural tourism, etc.

As discussed during last year’s meeting in Sofia, the main thematic topic for this session will be “Intangible Cultural Heritage: Youth, transmission and education”.

The meeting will be attended by experts in representation of the ministries of culture of Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria, Croatia; Cyprus; Greece; Montenegro; Republic of Moldova; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia; The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, and Turkey, as well as by international experts and representatives from neighbouring countries.

Previous editions were held in: Arbanassi, Bulgaria, June 2007; Safranbolu, Turkey, May 2008; Zagreb, Croatia, April 2009; Râmnicu-Vâlcea, Romania, May 2010; Belgrade, Serbia, May 2011; Athens, Greece, May 2012; and Sofia, Bulgaria, May 2013.