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Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Rebuilding of Jacmel and Haiti Jakmèl kenbe la, se fòs peyi a!

This article aims to show that intangible cultural heritage is an important tool for rebuilding the town of Jacmel, and the whole of Haiti. The authors suggest reinstating the Jacmel Carnival as soon as possible, because it was one of the town’s economic and social drivers before the earthquake. Income from the Carnival and other events could gradually be reinvested in rebuilding tangible heritage. The authors also highlight the creation of an inventory of intangible heritage. This is seen not simply as an archive collection but as a dynamic tool for managing, promoting, transmitting and revitalizing the region’s heritage and society.
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Définir le patrimoine culturel immatériel…une gageure?

In 2004, Bernard Genest and Camille Lapointe published a research paper about the intangible cultural heritage as a social and economical wealth, token of the Quebec Ministery of Culture policy. Françoise Lempereur shows the relevance of this document and analyses it. En 2004, Bernard Genest et Camille Lapointe ont publié un document intitulé “Le patrimoine culturel immatériel. Un capital social et économique”, synthèse des travaux du Groupe de travail sur le patrimoine immatériel réuni à l’initiative du Ministère de la Culture du Québec pour définir la politique à mener en la matière. Françoise Lempereur en montre l’actualité et la pertinence et elle l’analyse d’un point de vue critique.
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