Project Description

Tug-of-War in Asia
Cooperative projects for safeguarding common living heritage

2013 International Symposium

Diverse and Common Aspects of Traditional Tug-of-War in East Asia

Overview

Date 12 April 2013, Friday, 10:30 ~ 18:30
Venue Gijisi Juldarigi Museum, Dangjin-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Theme Diverse and Common Aspects of Traditional Tug-of-War in East Asia
Main contents
  • Enhancing understanding about tug-of-war in East Asia
  • International distribution and current state of transmission of traditional tug-of-war in East Asia
  • Tasks and prospect for safeguarding traditional tug-of-war in East Asia
Participants Around 80 experts and government officials in Cambodia, Viet Nam, Cambodia, Philippines and the Republic of Korea
Host Dangjin-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Organizer ICHCAP

Final Report

2013 Symposium Report

Diverse and Common Aspects of
Traditional Tug-of-War in East Asia

Publisher

Dangjin City
Dangjin City Hall 1 Sicheong-1 Dangjin-si Chungcheongnam-do,
Republic of Korea

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Session 1

International Cooperation on Safeguarding ICH and the Traditional Tug-of-War

International Safeguarding of ICH under the 2003 UNESCO Convention Seong-Yong Park
(Assistant Director, ICHCAP)
Shared, but with Differences: Multinational ICH as Shared Heritages of the Humanity and Their Implications for Cultural Diversity within and Across Borders Sangmee Bak
(Professor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)
Traditional Tug-of-War as Shared ICH in East Asia Yon-Hak Jeong
(Senior Curator, the National Folk Museum of Korea)

Session 2

Diverse and Common Aspects of the Traditional Tug-of-War as Shared ICH in East Asia

Traditional Tug-of-War Festival in Vietnam: Case of Huong Canh Tug-of-War Festival Nguyen Kim Dung
(Chief, ICH Management Division, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Viet Nam)
Teanh Prot (Traditional Tug-of-War) in Cambodia Siyonn Sophiearith
(Lecturer, Royal University of Fine Arts, Cambodia)
Punnuk: Closing the Harvest Season with the Tug-of-War along the River Hapao Norma A. Respicio
(Professor, University of the Philippines)
The Present Situation of Transmission of Traditional Tug-of-War in Japan Hoshino Horoshi
(Emeritus Researcher, National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo)
Korean Tug-of-War: Diversity and Its Significance Yang-Myung Han
(Professor, Andong National University)
Appendix
List of Participants

2013 International Symposium

Symposium participants at the 2013 Gijisi Juldarigi (tug-of-war) Festival

Symposium participants at the 2013 Gijisi Juldarigi (tug-of-war) Festival