Cultural Property Law on April 1, 2010: Folk Dance, Chilean Heritage, and Those Diligent Canadians

Posted on April 1, 2010


And today in cultural property law news…

  • The Lawyer’s Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (LCCHP) has launched their new website.  There’s a new web 2.0 design, and they took off the outdated internship database.
  • As you might have guessed, the major earthquake in Chile has taken a toll on historical sites.
  • A traditional folk dance in Korea, Seungmu, has been designated as intangible cultural property.
  • A Paul Klee painting stolen 21 years ago from a Manhattan gallery, and worth $100,000, was recovered recently thanks to the help of a dealer in Montreal.