Project Description

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

2015 International Symposium

Shared Values of Tugging Rituals and Games in Asia:
ICH Community-based Perspectives

Date 10 April 2015, Friday, 09:30 ~ 15:30
Venue Gijisi Juldarigi Museum, Dangjin-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Theme Shared Values of Tugging Rituals and Games in Asia: ICH Community-based Perspectives
Main contents
  • Shared Values of Tugging Rituals and Games in Asia in Community Viewpoint
  • Tugging Rituals and Games and ICH Communities in Asia
  • Tasks and Prospects of Safeguarding the Traditional Tugging Rituals and Games for Sustainable Development
Participants Around 100 experts and government officials in Cambodia, Viet Nam, Cambodia, Philippines and the Republic of Korea
Host Dangjin-si, Republic of Korea
Organizers  ICHCAP, Center for Intangible Culture Studies (CICS) in Chonbuk National University
Sponsor  Cultural Heritage Administration

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

International Information and Networking Centre for
Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region
132 Seohak-ro Wansan-gu Jeonju, Jeollabuk Province
560-120 Republic of Korea

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Session 1

Shared Values of Tugging Rituals and Games in Asia in Community Viewpoint

Shared Values of Tugging Rituals and the ICH Community Hanhee Hahm
(Professor, Chonbuk National University)
The concept of ICH Communities under the 2003 UNESCO Convention Sangmee Bak
(Professor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)
International Cooperation for Safeguarding of Folk Tugging Rituals and Games in Asia Seong-Yong Park
(Assistant Director-General, ICHCAP)

Session 2

Tugging Rituals and Games and ICH Communities in Asia

Teanh Prot and Rice-Cultivating Community in Cambodia Siyonn Sophiearith
(Lecturer, Royal University of Fine Arts)
Punnuk: The Tugging Ritual in the Philippines Norma A. Respicio
(Professor, University of the Philippines)
Korean Traditional Tug Of War and Community Yongho Heo
(Professor, Korea University)
Tug of War as Social and Cultural Processe through a Case Study of Huu Chap Tug-of-War Festival, Bac Ninh Province Do Thi Tanh Thuy (Researcher, VICAS)
Chak Ka Yer: Traditional Tug-of-War in Thailand Chuchchai Gomaratut
(Professor, Chulalongkorn University)

Participants of the Symposium

Discussion: Tasks and Prospects of Safe -guarding the Traditional Tugging Rituals

Symposium participants at the 2015 Gijisi Juldarigi (tug-of-war) Festival