The project “The Catalogue of Non-governmental Organisations of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Vilnius County” is implemented by the Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO in partnership with the Vilnius Ethnic Culture Centre. The project is financed by the Lithuanian Council for Culture. The project was initiated with the objective to encourage the sector of non-governmental organisations (professional unions, associations, folklore groups, local communities, ethnic communities, charity and support foundations, other societal organisations and entities), active in the field of ethnic culture and intangible cultural heritage, to share information, to search for partnerships for national and international projects.
Objectives of the project
Information and communication – to create a database, providing information on the NGOs of Vilnius County, acting in the in the field of ethnic culture and intangible cultural heritage, organising educational activities or workshops, trainings, traditional celebrations, other events and projects.
Networking – to encourage organisations, active in the field of intangible cultural heritage, to join the shared platform, to create networks, associations uniting organisations of the same field and with similar objectives.