MOWCAP-Asia Culture Center Grants Program – Deadline this week

Just a reminder for the MOWCAP-Asia Culture Center Grants Program – the deadline is this week!

The MOWCAP-ACC grants program supports the efforts of the many groups and organisations that collect, and preserve and provide access to documentary heritage from the Asia-Pacific region. It aims to encourage collaboration and partnerships to undertake projects (e.g. preservation of materials, digitizing, exhibitions, publications etc) as well as to develop skills and resources (eg. workshops, training programs, expert assessments etc).

Grants of up to $US 10,000 are available for the preservation and sharing of the documentary heritage of the Asia-Pacific. Grants are required to be fully expended, and the project completed and acquitted, within a 6-month period (July-December 2018). The grants are administered through the MOWCAP Office, Asian Culture Center, Gwangju, Republic of Korea.

Source: The MOWCAP-Asia Culture Center Grants Program

Nguyen Dynasty documents added to UNESCO Memory of the World

A set of administrative documents signed by the kings of the Nguyen Dynasty become the fourth property from Vietnam to become inscribed into the UNESCO Memory of the World list.

Source: Viet Nam News 20140730
Source: Viet Nam News 20140730

Nguyen Dynasty’s royal documents get heritage status
Viet Nam News, 30 Jul 2014
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Nguyen Dynasty records added to the Memory of the World register

A set of records from Vietnam’s 19th century Nguyen Dynasty have been added into Unesco’s Memory of the World Register.

Nguyen Dynasty records added to the Memory of the World Register. Source: Thanh Nien News 20140516
Nguyen Dynasty records added to the Memory of the World Register. Source: Thanh Nien News 20140516

UNESCO recognizes Vietnam’s 19th century royal records
Thanh Nien News, 16 May 2014
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