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The eighth yearly meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Heritage, chaired by Abulfas Garayev, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, opened in Baku today in the presence of some 800
Iran said Monday that it would oppose attempts by Azerbaijan to officially register polo with the United Nations as a purely indigenous sport, arguing that polo is an international game and Azerbaijan has no right to claim that it originated there.
Intangible Cultural Heritage list. "It's really a very important achievement," Margarita de Orellana, director of publishing house Artes de Mexico, told EFE. "(We) fought like medieval knights to get traditional Mexican cooking considered something
China's modernization is threatening the survival of its cultural relics, Culture Minister Cai Wu said on Friday. Cultural relics in some places have been damaged or destroyed as a result of development, he said. Some historic and culturally
The event, held in Anjing town, Pixian county, is p art of the fourth International Festival of Intangible Cultural Heritage, a biennial activity in Chengdu that opened on Saturday and will continue through June 23. "My granddaughter loves animals
The awardees include inheritors of Chinese music, dance, art, embroidery, crafts and medicine. They were nominated by the intangible cultural heritage safeguarding centers of each province, municipality and autonomous region, and selected by a jury
Ethnic Minority Groups, says the report, released by the Information Office of the State Council, or the Cabinet. The report gave a string of figures while detailing China's achievements in protecting cultural rights of ethnic groups over the years.
The mill, in mountainous Luanzhen township in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, was built late in the Qing Dynasty (16441911), with the report saying it was one of the few century-old oil mills in China. In 2008, as the mill was still using an ancient
A United Nations committee tasked with protecting the worlds oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, craftsmanship and knowledge of nature Wednesday added 20 new items to the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The
Botswanan pottery-making, Indonesian handicrafts, traditional Kyrgyz carpet-threading, and the music and dance of Uganda's Busoga people are the new elements added today to the United Nations-endorsed list of the world's intangible cultural heritage -