Jeonju International Awards for
Promoting Intangible Cultural Heritage

Jeonju City, Republic of Korea, invites
applications for the awards!
JIAPICH Application and Guidelines
Eligibility Criteria The awards shall go to individual or groups that practice good safeguarding practices of ICH.

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

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

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. 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.
Important Dates February 1st, 2021: Open to download 2021 JIAPICH application
March 1st, 2021: Start of the application submission date
April 30th, 2021: Due date for the application
July 1st, 2021: Start of the verification process
July 30th, 2021: End of the verification process
August 1st, 2021: 2021 JIAPICH Finalist(s) Announced
September (dates TBD), 2021: JIAPICH Award Ceremony (online ceremony TBD)
Adjudication Criteria Efficient 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. A good example that has made a significant contribution to the viability of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Submission Dates: March 1(Mon.) ~ April 30(Fri.), 2021 Submitting the Application The application forms are available at the homepage ( as well as at the following websites: / / PDF file submission Application Form (Appendix1), Letter of Recommendation (Appendix2), Letter of Agreement (Appendix3), Curriculum Vitae (within 1000 words), Supporting Documents Supporting Documents - Mandatory: 3-5 photographs (jpg) related to the ICH safeguarding activities
- Optional: pamphlets/ 10-15 minute video clips/ journal articles
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. Not accepted if you are missing any of the requirements. Please submit the requirements in English. Applications are accepted via email only.
Corresponding Addresses Secretariat: Center for Intangible Culture Studies (CICS)
285 Gwonsamdeuk-ro, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju, Jeonbuk,
Republic of Korea 54898
Web & Email:
Tel: +82 1522-3146.