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What is Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH)

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition
Promoted by UNESCO, focuses mainly on intangible aspects of culture. According to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the intangible cultural heritage – or living heritage – is the mainspring of humanity's cultural diversity and its maintenance a guarantee for continuing creativity (from Wikipedia).
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UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Management on the Web
Maria Teresa Artese (ITC – CNR, Italy) and Isabella Gagliardi (ITC – CNR, Italy)
Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 14
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5888-2.ch527
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