Announcing the “2015 Cultural Partnership Initiative”

The Republic of Korea is now asking for your participation in the project of Cultural Partnership Initiative(hereinafter CPI).

Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation(hereinafter CHF) is an organization specializing in Cultural Heritage, established under the Cultural Heritage Administration of the Republic of Korea on the basis of the Cultural Properties Protection Law.

CHF was accredited as one of the advisory NGOs in the field of Intangible Cultural Heritage(hereinafter ICH) through the third ordinary session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the UNESCO 2003 Convention on June 2010, and has promoted a number projects for safeguarding of ICH, and for creative inheritance as well as transmission and dissemination of Cultural Heritage.(website:

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea has undertaken the CPI Program aiming at enhancing the international exchange in the field of Culture, Arts, Tourism and Sports through inviting specialists from all over the world since 2005. Participants of the CPI program would be kindly asked to stay in Korea for 5 months(from June to October or from around the middle of June to November).

At the moment, CHF is also conducting one of the CPI Program under the support of the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism and the CPI Secretariat.

Therefore, I would be very grateful, if you could go through the detailed information on the website or the attached copies of this letter.

CHF is seeking participants who will take part in the “Project on Experience and Joint Research for Project Officers in the field of Cultural Heritage” as a part of the CPI Program.

We are kindly asking your organization to recommend a person suitable for the Program by April 5th 2015.


The one who would like to participate in the 2015 CPI Program should submit below documents to this e-mail( by April 5th.


1. Application Form & Research Proposal(I have attached the form)

2. Recommendation Letter(at least one)

3. Documents of qualification : Proof of employment & Copy of diploma

4. Health Examination Documents

5. YOUTUBE link of applicant’s self introduction(around 2 minutes)

6. CV(Curriculum Vitae)

7. Identification Picture(3.5cmx4.5cm size, color)

8. Copy of Passport(If you do not have passport yet, please let me know.)

2015_CPI_Application Form