Jeonju City, Republic of Korea, invites applications for this awards!

Safeguarding and passing on Intangible Cultural Heritage is some of the ways of loving Jeonju City, respecting Jeonju citizens, honoring the Republic of Korea, and even the whole world. Therefore, Jeonju City has wanted to share the value of Intangible Cultural Heritage, which is invisible but has lived and breathed in its long history while making the world enriching, with people in the world. Jeonju City would like to invite those who have endeavored for the constant acts of transmission and exemplary development of Intangible Cultural Heritage to the 2019 Jeonju International Awards for Promoting Intangible Cultural Heritage. We look forward to your active participation.

December 28, 2018
Mayor of Jeonju City


■ Eligibility Criteria

a. The awards shall go to the individuals or groups that practice good safeguarding practices of ICH.*

b. Or the awards shall go to the local community, administrators, NGOs or other institutions that practice the modeling development, social solidarity, and cooperation throughout the safeguarding practices of ICH.

c. Or the awards shall go to the individuals or groups that have contained international visibility by raising cultural pride of their community during transmitting of ICH.

d. Or the awards shall go to the individuals or groups that achieve exemplary outstanding performance by practicing cultural diversity through the safeguarding and transmission process of ICH.

e. The awards shall go to the individuals or groups that take the lead in good safeguarding practices of ICH in the global community regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, race, age, gender, or any other political, social, economic or cultural orientation.

* The definition of ICH: The Jeonju International Awards for Promoting IntangibleCultural Heritage adopts the definition of ICH manifested in the convention for the safeguarding of theIntangible Cultural Heritage.

■ Prize Funds

Total $30,000 (US) for 1~5 Individual / Group(s)

■ Selection Procedure

Basic Screening (April), Final Review (May), Public Verification (June), Announcement of the Awardee(s) (Ceremony, September, TBA)

■ Adjudication Criteria

a. Efficient good cases of safeguarding practices of Intangible Cultural Heritage and of activating the power and its significance for the future development of the global community as well as for social cohesion, cooperation, and visibility of identity.

b. A good example that has made a significant contribution to the viability the Intangible Cultural Heritage is concerned.

■ How to apply and submit

❍ Submission Dates: January 1(Tue.) ~ March 31(Sun.), 2019

❍ Submitting the Application: The application form is available on the following websites: www.jeonju.go.kr / www.cics.center / www.ichngo.net
❍ Requirements: PDF file submission : Application Form (Appendix1), Letter of Recommendation (Appendix2), Letter of Agreement (Appendix3), Curriculum Vitae (within 1000 words), Supporting Documents

a. Supporting Documents
- Mandatory: 3-5 photographs (jpg) related to the ICH safeguarding activities
- Optional: pamphlets/ 10-15 minute video clips/ journal articles

b. Candidate Recommender's Qualification : Representatives or experts belonging to reliable institutions/organizations related to the fields of ICH. * Not accepted the recommendation by family or the subject.

c. Not accepted if you are missing any of the requirements

d. Please submit the requirements in English or Korean (when submitted in Korean, English translation enclosed only)

❍ Corresponding Addresses :

• Postal:

Jeonju International Awards for Promoting
Intangible Cultural Heritage
285 Gwonsamdeuk-ro Deokjin-gu, Jeonju, Jeonbuk,
Republic of Korea 54898
* Valid by the postmark of the deadline for the submission

• Web & Email:

Email : cics.center@gmail.com
Tel: +82 1522-3146

■ Others

a. Application Fee: None.

b. The abroad awards recipient(s) is(are) provided with round trip air flights up to two people on each team for the ceremony as well as accommodation. Domestic awards recipient(s) is(are) provided with transportation as well as accommodation.

c. The awards recipient(s) shall be cancelled or withdrawn when the application materials are proven to be fraudulent.

❍ Restrained from Application

a. The individuals or groups that cause controversy internationally or domestically shall be excluded.

b. The individuals or groups that are involved in any conflict and dispute internationally or domestically shall be excluded.