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Intangible Cultural Heritage Symposium Event


In November 2015, Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) partnered with Traditional Arts and Cultural Scotland (TRACS) and Creative Scotland to organise an International Symposium on the role of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) in identities and sustainable community development.  The programme for this event included Scottish and international experts in the field of ICH, with attendees including museum sector workers, policy makers, ICH practitioners, and academics. 


You can view all of the talks from the symposium below:

Lightning Talks Round One

Lightning Talks Round Two

Keynote with Dr Janet Blake

The Importance of Storytelling

Traditional Scottish Folk Singing

The Galoshins

Final Summing Up

Contact us

If you’d like to know more about this event, please contact Jacob O’Sullivan, Collections and Interpretation Manager for MGS. 


Telephone: 0131 550 4141