Chunnoonsong-e Song

Heritage Consultant, Bamiyan Cultural Centre, Bamiyan, Afghanistan

Chunnoon Song-e Song is currently working for the UNESCO Office for Afghanistan as associate program manager of the National Program for Culture and Creative Economy. Based in Kabul, Bamiyan and in Seoul, she is mainly in charge of safeguarding intangible cultural heritage and enhancing diversity of cultural expressions in conflict areas. She has been involved and in charge of projects and activities in Afghanistan such as Bamiyan Cultural Centre, Kabul Photo Biennale, and in curating a number of exhibitions on tangible and intangible cultural heritage of Afghanistan. Prior to joining UNESCO, she worked with the National Museum of Korea and was responsible for cultural and international relations of the museum. She also served as a project manager for the Virtual Collection of Asian Masterpieces, an Asia-Europe Museum Network project. Chunnoon holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English literature from Seoul National University, South Korea. Chunnoon is a Fellow of Salzburg Global Session 538, Young Cultural Innovators Forum, 2014.


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