Preserving Tradition, Supporting Artistry, The NIHC strives to consecrate our intangible cultural heritage. A treasure house of tradition and culture, the spirit and soul of Korea, intangible heritage is a record of our country’s cherished past, as well as a vital foundation for future cultural prosperity. Located in the historic city of Jeonju, the National Intangible Heritage Center of Korea strives to preserve intact and discover new ways to enjoy our precious intangible heritage, all as a means to expand its significance within daily lives for generations to come.
Discover, Preserve, Promote, Come and joy Our cultural feast. Striving to establish a body of knowledge through search and research effort. Systematizing the selection and management of intangible heritage, and providing public access to the collection. Establishing a foundation for all levels of education and an effective system for safeguarding Korea’s heritage. Pursuing the popularization and upgrading of performances and showcases for intangible heritage. Offering venues that meet the highest expectations and captivating firsthand experiences.