Workshop on the Revitalisation of Indigenous Architecture and Sustainable Building Skills in the Pacific

When, local time: 
Monday, 3 November 2014 - 9:00am to Friday, 7 November 2014 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Samoa, Apia
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop

This specialized training will build the capacity of government officials, Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) custodians and practitioners, researchers and NGOs in the Pacific for safeguarding the traditional indigenous architectures such as the Samoan Fale and the Fijian Bure, and revitalizing the knowledge and skills concerned.
The training will explore cultural policies, challenges and opportunities for the safeguarding of this ICH for the well-being of communities. The Workshop aims to establish a platform for enhanced cooperation in this area.

The Workshop will be held by the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture of Samoa and CRIHAP in China.