2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage – 2016 Edition Article 1 Purposes of the Convention The purposes of this Convention are: (a) to safeguard the intangible cultural heritage; (b) to ensure respect for the intangible cultural heritage of the communities, groups and individuals concerned; (c) to raise awareness at the local, national and international levels of the importance of the intangible cultural heritage, and of ensuring mutual appreciation thereof; (d) to […]
Important information for Delegations participating in Carifesta XIII Barbados 2017 August 17th – 27th “Asserting Our Culture, Celebrating Ourselves”.
Tentative Calendar for Carifesta XIII – March 27th, 2017. The theme of CARIFESTA XIII is “Asserting Our Culture, Celebrating Ourselves”, and the programme of performing arts (music, theatre, dance, poetry); visual arts, fashion, food and literature, will represent a pot pourri of cultural expression from all participating CARICOM countries
Every two years, CARICOM and CARIFORUM countries of the Caribbean and Latin America gather to celebrate the spirit of their people through the expressions of Art, Music, Food, Folklore, Theatre and Dance at the Caribbean Festival of Arts known as CARIFESTA. In 2017, Barbados will be hosting the 13th edition of this exciting Festival with participation by over four thousand artists, artistes and artisans under the theme “Asserting Our Culture, Celebrating OurSelves”.
Basseterre, St. Kitts – June 16, 2017 (St. Christopher National Trust): An iconic landmark in the heart of downtown Basseterre is the key to a major historic restoration project more than 4000 miles away in Scotland