Cultural heritage officials are discussing today through Saturday ways to safeguard what is known as intangible cultural heritage. That means cultural icons like the oxcart driver and his bueyes and songs like Calypso.
The Centro de Investigación y Conservación del Patrimonio Cultural is hosting the discussions at its Centro de Patrimonio on Avenida Central.
Experts from Perú and Venezuela will be making presentations starting at 4:30 p.m. today.
The U. N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has a special category for intangible cultural heritage activities.