History

Organization Information

History

International Conferences
  • 2006 IMACO Inaugural General Meeting (24 countries 40 member organizations)
  • 2009 IMACO international conference & Symposium in Thailand (150 participants from 35 countries)
  • 2011 IMACO international conference & Symposium in Indonesia (200 participants from 27 countries)
  • 2013 IMACO international conference & Symposium in Bhutan (110 participants from 7 countries)
  • 2015 IMACO international conference & Symposium in China (220 participants from 22 countries)
  • 2017 IMACO international conference & Symposium in Lao PDR (November, 2017 scheduled)
Academic research and international symposiums
  • Intangible Cultural Heritage preservation and inheritance international symposium (2006. 09. 30.)
  • The 42nd Meeting of the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information (2007. 06. 08 ~ 09.)
  • World mask & culture international symposium I (2007. 09. 29.)
  • World mask & culture international symposium II (2008. 09. 29.
  • World mask & culture international symposium Ⅲ (2009. 11. 12 ~ 13.)
  • International symposium speech in Turkmenistan (2010. 04. 21 ~ 23.)
  • World mask & culture international symposium Ⅳ (2010. 09. 29.)
  • Korea & China Cultural Exchange Forum (2010. 09. 30.)
  • Safeguarding ICH and Community Development : Issues and Tasks (2011. 02. 14.)
  • Korea & China Cultural Exchange Forum (2011. 10. 05.)
  • World mask & culture international symposium Ⅴ (2011. 12. 01 ~ 02.)
  • Intangible heritage and community development Symposium (2012. 10. 08.)
  • IMACO International Symposium (2013. 5. 10.)
  • World mask & culture international symposium Ⅵ (2013. 11. 11 ~ 14.)
  • World mask & culture international symposium Ⅶ (2015. 11. 05 ~ 08.)
  • IMACO International Symposium (2016. 10. 30 ~ 11. 02.)
  • Korea & China Cultural Exchange Forum (2016. 10. 30 ~ 11. 02.)
World mask & culture exhibitions
  • World Mask & Culture Exhibition at Andong Maskdance Festival 2007 (2007. 09. 28 ~ 10. 07.)
  • World Mask & Culture Exhibition at Andong Maskdance Festival 2008 (2008. 09. 26 ~ 10. 05.)
  • IMACO international exhibition in Thailand 2009 (2009. 11. 12.)
  • Exhibition in Turkmenistan (2010. 04. 21.)
  • World Mask & Culture Exhibition at Andong Maskdance Festival 2010 (2010. 09. 24 ~ 10. 03.)
  • Hi Seoul Festival mask exhibition (2011. 05. 05 ~ 10.)
  • World Traditional Culture Exhibition at Gyeongju World Culture Expo (2011. 08. 12 ~ 10. 10.)
  • World Mask & Culture Exhibition at Andong Maskdance Festival 2011 (2011. 09. 30 ~ 10. 09.)
  • Shanghai Baoshan International Folk Museum mask exhibition (2011. 10. 15.)
  • IMACO international exhibition in Indonesia 2011 (2011. 11. 30.)
  • World Mask & Culture Exhibition and Experience at Gyeonggi Arts Center, Korea 2017 (2012. 07. 12 ~ 08. 29.)
  • World Mask & Culture Exhibition at Andong Maskdance Festival (2012. 09. 28 ~ 10. 06.)
  • World Mask & Culture Exhibition and Experience at Gangdong Art Center, Korea(2012. 12. 21.)
  • World Mask & Culture Exhibition at Andong Maskdance Festival 2013 (2013. 09. 27 ~ 10. 06.)
  • World Mask & Culture Exhibition and Experience at Eumseong Art Center, Korea (2013. 10. 11 ~ 27.)
  • IMACO international exhibition in Bhutan 2013 (2013. 11. 11.)
  • World Mask & Culture Exhibition at Andong Maskdance Festival 2014 (2014. 09. 26 ~ 10. 05.)
  • World Mask & Culture Exhibition at Andong Maskdance Festival 2015 (2015. 09. 25 ~ 10. 04.)
  • World mask exhibition in China Shanghai 2015 (2015. 11. 07 ~ 17.)
  • Tour mask exhibition in China Kunshan, Fuzhou , Xiamen, Hangzhou, Shanghai (2015. 11. 07 ~ 2016. 04. 18.)
  • IMACO 10th anniversary exhibition: trace (2016. 09. 30 ~ 10. 06.)
  • The sound of Honam and the dance of Yeongnam meet to inherit the shining tradition (2016. 11. 01 ~ 11.)
International exchange
  • Inter-city cultural exchange_Dansai, Thailand & Solo, Indonesia (2007. 09. 29)
  • Inter-city cultural exchange_Bacolod, Philippines & Singaraja, Indonesia (2008. 09. 29)
  • 2009 IMACO International Conference in Thailand_Ministry of Culture, Thailand (2009. 06. 18)
  • 2011 IMACO International Conference in Indonesia_Singaraja (2009. 11. 13)
  • 2011 IMACO International Conference co-host_Ministry of Culture, Indonesia (2010. 05. 10)
  • MOU for the activation of mask culture_Hahoe Mask Museum (2010. 05. 27)
  • A joint study about Mask related material and Cultural exchange_Asia Iberoamericana (2011. 05. 09)
  • Ethnic arts exchange and cooperation of friendship_Baoshan International Folk Art Museum (2011. 10. 15)
  • Selection for the next 2013 IMACO International Conference venue _Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, Bhutan (2011. 12. 02)
  • MOU for the protection and promotion of Intangible Cultural Heritage_International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (2012. 10. 07)
  • 2013 IMACO International Conference co-host_Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, Bhutan (2013. 09. 10)
  • Selection for the next 2015 IMACO International Conference venue_Shanghai
  • 2015 IMACO International Conference co-host_Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (2014. 09. 27)
  • 2017 IMACO International Conference co-host_Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Lao PDR (2015. 11. 07)
  • MOU for contributing to the development and promotion of human culture and international network sharing_National Base for International Cultural Exchange and Research (2015. 11. 07)
  • MOU_China Yantai Zhifuqu, Cultural Media Publishing Bureau (2016. 04. 20)
  • MOU_China Yantai Creative Industry Park (2016. 05. 25)
  • MOU for mask culture exchange and cooperation_The Mask Makers Museum, Paris, France (2016. 05. 30)
  • MOU for mask culture exchange and cooperation_Internaional Carnival and Mask Museum, Binche, Belgium (2016. 06. 02)
  • MOU for Intangible Cultural Heritage related exchange and cooperation_World Horseback Archery Federation (2016. 06. 30)
  • MOU_Jeonju Cultural Foundation (2016. 11. 03)
  • MOU for Cultural Exchange_KOLAO Group, Vientiane, Lao PDR (2016. 11. 11)
  • MOU_Sichuan Opera Troupe (2016. 12. 08)
  • MOU_ The Korean Federation of Mask Dance Associations (2016. 12. 20)
  • MOU_China Liaoning Chinese-Korean Culture Art Center (2017. 01. 20)
UNESCO activities
  • Accreditation recommended by the Committee (2013. 12. 01.) The eighth session of the Intergovernmental Committee (8.COM) (Baku, Azerbaijan)
  • Accredited by the General Assembly to provide advisory services to the Committee (2014. 06. 02.)
  • The fifth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties (5.GA) (UNESCO Headquarters, France)
  • The tenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee (2015. 11. 30 ~ 12. 04. Windhoek, Namibia)
  • The first Network Building Information Meeting for UNESCO-Accredited NGOs (2016. 03. 29.)
  • The sixth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties (2016. 05. 30 ~ 06. 01. UNESCO Headquarters, France)
  • 2016 Asia-Pacific ICH NGO Conference (2016. 11. 03 ~ 05.)
  • The second Network Building Information Meeting for UNESCO-Accredited NGOs (2016. 11. 04.)
  • Analysis of the agenda for the eleventh session of the Intergovernmental Committee (2016. 11. 22.)
  • The eleventh session of the Intergovernmental Committee (2016. 11. 28 ~ 12. 02. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
  • Result Seminar of the agenda for the eleventh session of the intergovernmental Committee (2016. 12. 09.)
  • The first UNESCO Accredited NGO Association Workshop (2017. 02. 08 ~ 09.)
  • Establishment of UNESCO Accredited NGO Association (UANA) (2017. 02. 09.)
  • Policy Forum to celebrate the hosting of the twelfth session of the Intergovernmental Committee (2017. 04. 11.)
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