INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE
According to UNESCO, “intangible cultural heritage” means the practices, representations, expressions, knowledge, skills – as well as the instruments, objects, artifacts and cultural spaces associated therewith – that communities, groups and, in some cases, individuals recognize as part of their cultural heritage. This intangible cultural heritage, transmitted from generation to generation, is constantly recreated by communities and groups in response to their environment, their interaction with nature and their history, which provides them with a sense of identity and continuity, thus promoting respect for cultural diversity and human creativity” (UNESCO Convention, 2003).
Initiatives and Activities
Tamba Africa Circus uses a wide combination of African cultural heritage techniques and material to create an authentic and unique African circus experience not only for the memory of past cultures but in the pursuit of reimagining the future. These techniques include: