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St. Kitts and Nevis jumps into the core debates at the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Assembly in Paris

t. Kitts and Nevis actively participated at the UNESCO General Assembly of the States Parties to the Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention, held in Paris over 4-6 June last, marking its first attendance at this biennial forum since the Federation ratified the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Convention in April 2016.The Federation were represented by Dr David P. Doyle, Ambassador of St. Kitts and Nevis to UNESCO.

Ranking amongst the multiple heritage preservation conventions operated by UNESCO in Paris, the Intangible Cultural Heritage encompasses traditions or living expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendants, such as oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, rituals, festive event.

 

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