Asia’s Records Book congratulates India for bagging 4 out of 16 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards in three different categories. One in the Award of Distinctions, two in the Award of Merit and another 1 in the Honorable mention. K
The Indian Awardees
Vikram Sarabhai Library received the award in the category of the Award of Distinction, Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue and Our Lady of Glory Church received the award in the Award of Merit, while Flora Fountain bagged the award in Honorable Mention. All other awardees were as per this list.
Complete list of 2019 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation
- The Award of Distinction
- Vikram Sarabhai Library, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India
- Keyuan Garden, Suzhou, China
- Nelson School of Music, Nelson, New Zealand
- The Award of Merit
- Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue, Mumbai, India
- Our Lady of Glory Church, Mumbai, India
- Tseto Goenpa, Paro, Bhutan
- Guyue Bridge, Chi’an Town, Zhejiang, China
- Lyttelton Timeball Station, Christchurch, New
- The Honourable Mention
- Flora Fountain, Mumbai, India
- The 5s Classroom, Preshil The Margaret Lyttle Memorial School, Kew, Australia
- Westpac Long Gallery, Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia
- Liddell Bros. Packing Plant, Wuhan, China
4) New Design in Heritage Contexts
- Joan Sutherland Theatre Passageway and Lift, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
- Dry Pit Latrine in Jiaxian Ancient Jujube Garden, Nihegou Village, Shaanxi, China
- The Mills, Hong Kong SAR, China
These awards were declared at a grand function held on 14th October 2019 in Penang, Malaysia.
Significance of these Awards
These Awards are awarded for recognizing the efforts of private individuals and organizations who have on their own restored and conserved the structures and buildings of specific heritage values, successfully. The awards are an inspiration to all other people who owned properties to undertake the conservation projects on their own or by taking aid from public-private partnerships to conserve such projects in their community.
Who all were in the race?
There were in total 57 entries from 14 countries across the entire Asia-Pacific region out of which sixteen projects make it to the mark to be recognized by the International Jury of conservation experts selected for this year Award’s selection. There were five countries who bagged the entire awards and they were India, Australia, New Zealand, Bhutan and China.
When were these Awards incepted?
This Award programme was incepted way back in 2000 and since then has achieved several milestones in conserving the cultural heritage over the last 20 years. This programme displays the raised interest of common people in sustaining the community heritage in the Asia-Pacific region.
What were this year’s special highlights?
This year has marked the prestigious ongoing glory and journey of 2 decades of Cultural Heritage Conservation Awards, awarded by the UNESCO. These awards were conceived in 1999 in Penang, Malaysia, during Economics of Heritage regional conference. The awards ceremony was witnessed by 150 past winners, jury, contributors, associates and their friends along with various other delegates.
Dr Duong Bich Hanh was the Chair of the Jury and Chief of UNESCO Bangkok’s Culture Unit.
This year these awards were awarded along with Asia-Pacific Heritage 20/20 Forum and were co-organized with Think City.
What is this 20/20 Forum about?
The 20/20 Forum is another effort for saving cultural heritage and provides a grand opportunity to all industry practitioners to express their take away and reflect upon the various developments and steps taken during the last twenty years besides designing a vision and devising a strategy to link heritage with sustainable development in line with the framework designed by UNESCO Agenda 2030.
What is Asia Book of Asia’s Records Book?
Our Asia Book is an effort to encourage all the aspiring contenders of unique talents and feats to register their deeds in our Records Book and claim the glory they deserve and flaunt their fawn. We encourage all to challenge themselves to perform better in their pursuit to achieve excellence beyond all boundaries to become unique one day and create history. Being a Record Holder is not difficult, what matters is how quick you realise and early you start to make a dent.
Our training classes and ongoing sessions keep happening regularly on face to face as well as the online basis. One can enrol to have further insight on honing their talents and finding their hidden treasures and jewels gifted by the universe exclusively to them. This month from November 15th to 18th we are organising a residential training programme for 30 aspirants across Asia in New Delhi. Few seats are remaining and interested aspirants can join (subject to availability of seats at the time of their joining).
In a Gentle way, You can shake the world
Asia’s Records Book, following the principles and values of the Father of the Nation, inspire all their Asia Book Record Holders to abide by his principles and gently rise above the bar to shake the world.
When he can, so we can. Gather momentum, focus better and there’s nothing which can’t be achieved. You have to keep progressing towards the higher goal, whatsoever come the way and whatsoever it takes. Sandcastles could be built in a day but not Rome. A solid foundation is the core of all achievements, without which nothing but the fake can be achieved. So, keep trying, for further details you could please reach us to talk to our adjudicators and research team to assist you in your endeavours.
Till then, Cheers!
Asia’s Records Book, For those with substance
Asia’s Records Book is riding high on its mission to bring out the inside hero of all passionate people who have the substance and an edge on others to enter their records book. They are bent upon on creating a world of challenges, where all are ready to throw a challenge, accept a challenge and chase a challenge. Their Asia Book has inspired millions to find out space for themselves and make their place in the annals of history and engrave their masterstroke.
There’s an obvious question that why records book exists and what is their significance in this running chaotic world, where all are already chasing something or another and are deeply engrossed in their daily schedules. This question has emerged on various platforms by many aspiring to be record holders who have ever craved to enter their Asia Book of Records. Asia’s Records Book has always given them a clear insight into how humans get motivated and remained fuelled in even the most adverse circumstances by themselves, and that is where the records book comes in play.
Here let’s embark directly on the main clue rather than jotting all reasons and addressing other indirect matters, which have their impact on the record holders but are not the main ingredients to let them enter records book.
Records Book creates and
The strength of a record holder lies in improvising his own attempt minute after minute, day after day and year after year. There’s nothing better than working on the skills which make them enter the Asia Book of Records or rather any other Records Book as Guinness World Records. Aspiring record holders can directly fill the application form and start their mission.
Asia’s Records book is regularly conducting sessions on encouraging all to enter their Records Book and claim their space in the horizons of exceptional people and to later make their mark to even Guinness World Records. Their Adjudicators can further guide the new entrants to enter Records Book.
We invite all to attend our training sessions to enter our Asia Book and be an Asia’s Records Book Record holder and a Guinness World Records aspirant. One can always reach their blogs and remain tuned.
Asia’s Records Book wishes all a Happy World Brailles Day!
This Day is a reminder for us all of the importance of accessibility and independence for people who are blind or visually impaired. Let’s pledge to provide them with all facilities to have them a convenient living and make our world more accessible to them.
Today, let’s spread the awareness about braille and it’s all other accessible forms of communication for all blind and partially sighted people. Let’s provide all a fair and similar platform to live and thrive as we all for sure deserves the same convenience, facilities, pleasures, accommodations and service, regardless of ability and calibre.
Asia’s Records Book on World Braille Day accepts their responsibility to do their part to make the Word and workplaces more accessible, comfortable and fit for all.
Asia’s Records Book is organising a Kids Records Carnival at Sonipat from 22nd-24th December 2018. All Kids under 5 years are welcome to come and display their feat to get registered in our Asia’s Records Book. All confirmed attempts would be intimated there and then. Unqualified
All kids are to be escorted with their parents or guardians and should carry thier birth documents, school records or available documents to prove their claim of under 5.
All the aspiring kid’s parents should ensure that their kids are mentally and physically fit to perform in our reords attempt and are advised to bring a medical certificate to coroborate the claim.
Asia’s Records Book holds no responsibility for any mishappening or untoward incident which may happen during the records carnival. All are accordingly advised to attempt records and display your feats in a safe and healthy manner only. Any record attempt considered to be dangerous for self or others or not as per the government’s norms would not be allowed.
You are requested to kindly consult our support team and seek advise where-ever in doubt to avoid last minute inconvenience or refusal from our side. You can also visit our Records categories, prior to approaching us.
Only registered candidates would be entertained at the venue along with a maximum of two escorts. You have to register your details on our website and are advised to subsequently give a call to it to confirm and take your prospect number.
Asia’s Records Book is under no obligation to accept any record attempt, in case of non acceptance from our adjudicating team.
We wish you all a very happy and prosperous new year 2019.
See you there, till then Cheers!