The young Ivelina Georgieva is working with Stefka Zasheva who is holding a distaff, and with Petruna Pashova. The spinning and knitting with yarn is a traditional local craft practiced mainly by women
© Ministry of Culture of Bulgaria/Tsvetan Nedkov, 2013
18 September 2019

Organized by UNESCO and the Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe, based in Sofia, Bulgaria, the workshop will take place from 1 to 3 October in Plovdiv, Bulgaria and will discuss how safeguarding of living heritage can contribute towards the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Some of the questions that will be explored during the training of trainers workshop are: what are the linkages between intangible cultural heritage safeguarding and sustainable development? ; How living heritage can contribute to increasing communities resilience in emergencies? ; And, how policy makers could integrate the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in their plans and programmes?

More information:

Global capacity-building programme
Global network of facilitators