’00 International Workshop on UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage
An event put on by UNESCO headquarters since 1996, this workshop was held for the first time in Japan in 2001, from Monday, February 19 to Friday, February 23 at Tokyoﾕs Mita Kyoyo Conference Hall.
TNRICP hosted the workshop jointly with the Japanese National Committee for UNESCO, and the Department of Performing Arts and Japan Center for International Cooperation in Conservation cooperated in its organization.
The workshop was attended by specialists responsible for the conservation of cultural properties in the following 15 countries: Benin, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Ghana, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Philippines, Russia, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Participants from each country and UNESCO representatives discussed the conservation of intangible cultural properties such as performing arts and handicrafts, and adopted a resolution calling for their conservation.