Read more on what is happening in the implementation of the Convention in Finland.
Application for handcrafted glass to UNESCO
Knowledge, craft techniques and skills related to handcrafted glass is an applicant for the UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. The application is multinational, and UNESCO is expected to issue its decision in December 2023. The Finnish Heritage Agency was responsible for preparing the application as regards Finland in co-operation with the Finnish Glass Museum and communities in the glass industry.
A guidebook by Visit Finland and the Finnish Heritage Agency has been published
Common Path: A Guide to the Responsible Use of Living Heritage in Tourism provides tools both those working in the field of living heritage and tourism.
Periodic report sent to UNESCO
An extensive report compiled by the Finnish Heritage Agency and the Cultural Policy Research Centre Cupore sheds light on the state of safeguarding of ICH in Finland. The report was the result of an extensive round of consultations with communities and institutions.
Kaustinen fiddle playing inscribed to UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee inscribed Kaustinen fiddle playing to its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity on 15th December at its currently ongoing meeting in Paris. In Kaustinen fiddle playing, estimated to be played by several hundred people of all ages.
Nordic clinker boat tradition inscribed to UNESCO Representiative List of the ICH
The Intergovernmental Committee convening in Paris, inscribed the Nordic clinker boat tradition to UNESCO Representative List. The first multinational inscription has already started many kind of cooperation within the Nordic countries.
Finnish Heritage Agency to lead an international living heritage project in Northern Europe
The Finnish Heritage Agency is launching a new, international project LIVIND – Creative and living cultural heritage as a resource for the Northern Dimension region. The project brings together ten countries from Northern Europe, as well as the Nordic autonomous regions and the Sápmi.