On the morning of August 5, 2019, Ho Chi Minh City Museum, Ho Chi Minh City University of Culture and the International Training Center on Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Asia-Pacific region ( CRIHAP) jointly organized the training course “Community-based Intangible Cultural Heritage Inventory”.
Attending the opening of the training course were Dr. Pham Thi Thanh Huong, Head of Culture Department, UNESCO Office in Hanoi; Mr. Liang Bin, General Director of CRIHAP; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen The Dung, Rector of Ho Chi Minh City University of Culture and MSc. Pham Duong My Thu Huyen, Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Museum and 36 students who are officials in charge of and activities in the field of intangible cultural heritage from the provinces of Vietnam and other countries. Southeast Asia is Singapore, Myanmar, Laos, Indonesia, Brunei and East Timor.
The program of the training course was developed with many contents from theoretical and practical issues of intangible cultural heritage inventory under the 2003 Convention; identification and inventory; community participation, codes of ethics in community-based intangible cultural heritage inventory; inventory methods and techniques, methods of documenting intangible cultural heritage; organize and store information; existing inventory frameworks in Vietnam as well as some typical inventory experiences in Vietnam… will be an opportunity for trainees to learn, exchange practical experiences, and contribute to the good implementation of inventory work. intangible cultural heritage in each locality, each country. This is one of the very meaningful activities contributing to the expansion of cooperation relationships between organizations and individuals within the country and Southeast Asia.
The training course took place from August 5, 2019 to August 9, 2019 at Ho Chi Minh City University of Culture and Ho Chi Minh City Museum.