Based on the framework set out in the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the Government has been supporting the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) through various means, including the identification, documentation, research, preservation, promotion and transmission of such heritage. In 2008, the Home Affairs Bureau established the Intangible Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee, comprising local academics, experts and community personalities, to advise the Government on the territory-wide survey of ICH and measures to safeguard the ICH.
Terms of reference:
1. To advise on the compilation and, where necessary, updating of the inventory and the representative list of intangible cultural heritage in Hong Kong;
(Updated on 1 January 2019)