Project

Inventory, safeguarding and promoting knowledge of how to manufacture and play Togo’s traditional musical instruments (national phase)

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 99,890 granted in 2018
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 11/03/2019 - 30/06/2022
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Togo

Overview:

Implemented by the National Commission for Cultural Heritage, the project mainly aims to inventory, safeguard and promote knowledge related to the manufacture and practice of traditional musical instruments in Togo. It builds on lessons learned from the first phase of the project, which took place in the Maritime region (south Togo) between January 2016 and February 2017. The last general inventory of ›››

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Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in the West African Countries

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 51,114
  • Source:
    • UNESCO - Regular budget
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/01/2018 - 01/12/2019

Benefitting country(ies): Ghana, Togo

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Inventory, safeguarding and promoting knowledge of how to manufacture and play Togo's traditional musical instruments (Pilot phase in the Maritime region, south Togo)

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 24,950 granted in 2015
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 09/12/2015 - 09/12/2016
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Togo

Overview:

The last general inventory of the intangible cultural heritage, drawn up in 2011 in Togo, revealed some important principles and skills that had not yet been adequately documented; more intensive efforts to introduce and implement safeguarding measures were therefore required. A major gap in the inventory included the skills needed to manufacture and play traditional musical instruments and for their accompanying ›››

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