Safeguarding endangered oral traditions and minority heritages in Syria

This project will safeguard a wide range of Syrian intangible heritage, including oral traditions, folk stories and proverbs which are central to communities’ identities.

The project will create podcasts and web-series around mythological storytelling to engage large numbers of people and provide heritage safeguarding training to empower local organisations to conduct research on minority heritages. Training for young people in the traditional craft of woodblock printing will be provided, boosting skills and employment opportunities in the region.

Project Details

Location: Syria, Middle East, Asia Organiser(s): Ettijahat Funder(s): British Council Cultural Protection Fund in partnership with DCMS Funding received: £ 390,000.00 Commencement Date: 12/2022 Project Status: Active
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