Applications invited for Partnership Projects 2020 under ICH Funding Scheme
Applications are invited for eight items under the Partnership Projects 2020. The new items are the Survey on ICH of Different Groups in Hong Kong, the Monograph Series on ICH of Hong Kong, the Picture Book Series on ICH of Hong Kong, the ICH Hub, the ICH Domain and ICH for All. In addition, the Research and Publication on the Items of the Representative List of the ICH of Hong Kong and the Survey and Research for Enriching the ICH Inventory of Hong Kong will be relaunched.
The successful applicants of the Survey on ICH of Different Groups in Hong Kong will conduct a comprehensive survey of the ICH of communities that have settled in Hong Kong including those of Filipino, Indonesian, Indian, Nepalese, Pakistani, Thai and Vietnamese people.
Through the themes "Hong Kong ICH in Traditional Culture" and "Hong Kong ICH in the Natural and Cultural Settings of Lingnan" under the Monograph Series on ICH of Hong Kong, the successful applicants will conduct research and publish monographs to explore from a macro level the cultural and natural grounds on which the ICH of Hong Kong is rooted.
The Picture Book Series on ICH of Hong Kong will produce 10 picture books featuring a simplistic approach and stage a series of fringe activities to vividly introduce and promote ICH to primary school students as well as to enhance their interest in and understanding of ICH.
A guest curator or organisation with extensive experience in exhibition curatorship will be invited to plan, interpret, design and set up the ICH Hub, covering 200 square metres, as well as to build the ICH Hub brand to attract the younger generation in promoting and safeguarding ICH.
The ICH Domain will provide a wide array of activities for teachers and students in concert with the revamp of the exhibition at the Hong Kong ICH Centre in the Sam Tung Uk Museum, so as to enhance their understanding of ICH and encourage them to visit the ICH Centre through participation in the Centre's activities.
ICH for All will organise a wide variety of activities for persons with special educational needs and disabilities, allowing them to better understand the ICH in Hong Kong and achieve greater social inclusion.
The successful applicants of the relaunched Research and Publication on the Items of the Representative List of the ICH of Hong Kong will conduct in-depth research on the cultural content, historical development and transmission of the items inscribed onto the Representative List of the ICH of Hong Kong, as well as collect relevant documents and photographic materials for publication of monographs.
Regarding the Survey and Research for Enriching the ICH Inventory of Hong Kong, the successful applicants will conduct surveys and research on items not yet included in the ICH inventory of Hong Kong.
Application information is available at the ICH Office website (www.lcsd.gov.hk/ICHO). The deadline for applications is noon on August 27.
Ends/Wednesday, July 15, 2020
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