Building Resilient Communities Practising ICH

On April 15,2020, UNESCO launched a global movement ResiliArt to mobilize solidarity among artists and cultural professionals. Social media campaign and online debates are being organized to shed light on the impact of the pandemic on cultural value chain and creative economy, support the artists during and following the crisis. UNESCO New Delhi launched ResiliArt South Asia on May 21, 2020 with a webinar on “Arts and Culture during Covid-19 crisis”. South Asia is rich in intangible cultural heritage. The folk artists and crafts persons are facing challenges with cancellation of cultural programs, festivals and exhibitions, disruptions in supply chain and restrictions in mobility and social gathering. On June 10, 2020, UNESCO New Delhi in collaboration with banglanatak dot com is organizing a webinar on ‘Building Resilient Communities Practising Intangible Cultural Heritage’. Welcome Note: Eric Falt, Director and UNESCO Representative to Bhutan, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka will welcome the panelists and share about the ResiliArt initiative Moderator: Amitava Bhattacharya, Founder Director, banglanatak dot com Speakers: · Sreya Guha, IAS, Principal Secretary Art & Culture and Tourism, Government of Rajasthan · Johannes Theurer, Senior producer, Radio Berlin & Secretary World Music Chart Europe · Dr. Sunil Chitrakar, CEO, Mahaguthi, Craft With Conscience · Shahid Hussain Shamim, Senior Vice President, Handicrafts Manufacturers and Exporters Association of Bangladesh- BANGLACRAFT · Gopinath Parayil, Founder, The Blue Yonder The program will be streamed on UNESCO New Delhi Facebook page.

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Title Building Resilient Communities Practising ICH
Start Date 2020-06-10End Date 2020-06-10

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Venue : INDIA