Project

Safeguarding Saint Kitts and Nevis Intangible Cultural Heritage: developing a National Intangible Cultural Heritage Policy

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 91,252 granted in 2022
  • Dates of implementation:
    • Approved in 06/2022 - not yet under implementation
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Saint Kitts and Nevis

Overview:

This is a two-year project based on a series of consultations with traditional and knowledge bearers and communities, groups and individuals about opportunities and challenges in the practice of their living heritage. The primary objective is the development of a National Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Policy, which was recognized in the consultations as fundamental to safeguarding living heritage and fostering ›››


Strengthening inventory preparation capacity for implementing the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Saint Kitts and Nevis

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 99,443 granted in 2018
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 07/05/2019 - 01/04/2021
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Saint Kitts and Nevis

Overview:

The proposed twenty-four-month project, was jointly implemented by the Saint Kitts Department of Culture and the UNESCO Kingston Cluster Office for the Caribbean. The project aimed at strengthening national inventorying capacities with a view to safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Saint Kitts and Nevis. Due to the combined situation of knowledge bearers growing old and, in some cases, passing away ›››


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