Annual Symposium 'Tocatì a shared heritage', 19th edition of the Tocatì Festival, Verona

At the international level, the annual Symposium Tocatì a shared heritage, in the framework of the Festival, has brought together the network of the nomination partnership since 2016. Each year, themes of common interest were proposed, such as: Towards an online nomination project of the Festival (2016), Challenges of Tocatì’s multinational nomination process in the Register of Good Practices for the Safeguard of Intangible Cultural Heritage (2017), Re-thinking Tocatì for Europe (2018), The participation of communities. Dialogues between civil society and institutions (2019), Time for community: between intangible heritage and educational contexts (2020), Intangible cultural heritage in a time of pandemic. Reflections from Italy (2021).


The Symposium regularly brings together and makes visible the network of communities and groups belonging to the Traditional Games and Sports movement (AEJEST), a significant network of ICH accredited NGOs, the partnership institutions, consolidating commitment and work perspectives inspired by article 18 of the Convention for the Safeguard of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.