Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee Current Affairs, GK & News

India in UNESCO panel on Intangible Cultural Heritage

On July 7, 2022, India got elected to “Intergovernmental Committee of UNESCO’s 2003 Convention for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH)” for the third time. India will be a member for a period of 2022-2026. Key Facts In past, India has been a member of ICH Committee for two times viz., during 2006-2010 and 2014-2018. ..

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Haiti’s freedom soup added to UNESCO Cultural Heritage List

On December 16, 2021, the United Nations cultural agency, UNESCO placed a traditional Haitian soup called ‘Joumou Soup’ in the intangible cultural heritage list. Highlights Haitian soup is widely considered as a symbol of India’s independence. Joumou soup is much more than a dish. It tells the story of heroes & heroines of Haitian independence ..

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