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The Wheel Chart of Sustainability and ICH
What does sustainable development mean practise? How can it be better taken into account while working with living traditions? Download our new tool from here.
Call for applications: the National Inventory of Living Heritage 2019
The National Inventory will be updated regularly, and the next opportunity to submit applications is from the 4th of November to 5th of December 2019. In 2017 The Ministry of Education and Culture nominated first 52 elements into the National Inventory of Living Heritage.
SAUNA CIRCLE ESTABLISHED
The Finnish sauna operators have established 31st August a 2019 a Sauna Circle, a network of Sauna societies and NGOs, which aims to increase the cooperation of the sauna community and promote the vitality of sauna traditions.
Survey for the plan of action for intangible cultural heritage 2019-2022
Discussion cards on crafts
Crafts is one of the domains of intangible cultural heritage. Taitoliitto NGO has developed a series of discussion cards as part of the work done by The Circle of crafts.
First submissions from Finland to UNESCO ICH lists
Finland is preparing to nominate two elements for inscription on UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage: sauna culture in Finland and Kaustinen fiddling tradition.