Exhibition exchange


ICOM SEE is preparing the platform for the exhibition exchange of interesting projects from the region. Once an exhibition is displayed in your country and it becomes obvious that it is interesting for different audineces please consider the possibility to send it abroad to the neighbouring countries as well. ICOM SEE would like to encorge museums in the South East Europe to put forward suggestions for exhibition exchange.


Croatian touring exhibition




The exhibition Croatian Intangible Cultural Heritage on UNESCO Lists has been designed and prepared as a project of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia and produced in cooperation with the Ethnographic Museum in Zagreb as a travelling exhibition to present the Croatian valuable intangible cultural heritage. The author of the exhibition is Ph.D. Iris Biškupić-Bašić and the designer is Nikolina Jelavić Mitrović.

Until 2017 the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia has inscribed over 160 intangible cultural goods in the Cultural Property Register of the Republic of Croatia, out of which 15 have been inscribed on three UNESCO lists of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. 

The Representative List of the Intangible Heritage of Humanity includes 13 goods: Lacemaking in Croatia, Two-part singing and Playing in the Istrian Scale, Festivity of St. Blaise – Patron of Dubrovnik, Spring procession of Kraljice/Ljelje from Gorjani, Procession Za Križen (Following the Cross) on the Island of Hvar, Traditional Manufacturing of Children’s Wooden Toys in Hrvatsko Zagorje, Annual Carnival Bell Ringers’ Pageant form the Kastav Area, Gingerbread craft from Nothern Croatia, The Sinjska Alka – a knights’ tournament in Sinj, Bećarac Singing and Playing from Eastern Croatia, Nijemo Kolo – silent circle dance of the Dalmatian hinterland, Klapa Mutipart Singing in Dalmatia and the Mediterranean Diet.

The Batana Ecomuseum is inscribed in the Register of the Intangible Heritage Best Safeguarding Practices and Ojkanje singing on The List of Intangible Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.

In June 2017 the exhibition from Croatia will be hosted in the Old Town in Kotor (Montenegro) in the multimedia hall of St. Paul’s Church.