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The UNESCO has tied up with the Rajasthan government to promote community-based responsible tourism based on the rich Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of the state. The project will be implemented in the districts of Jodhpur, Barmer, Jaisalmer and Bikaner and seeks to spur the socio-economic growth of selected artist communities. It will focus on intangible ..
Topics: Conservation and restoration • Cultural anthropology • Cultural heritage • Cultural studies • Culture • Culture of Rajasthan • Intangible cultural heritage • Jaisalmer • Jodhpur • Rajasthan • Traditional knowledge • Traditions
UNESCO adds Jamaican reggae, Georgian wrestling and Japanese rituals in coveted list of intangible heritage
UN cultural agency UNESCO has added six new elements viz. Jamaican reggae, Georgian wrestling and Japanese ritual into its coveted list of “intangible heritage”. They were added at UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage meeting held in Mauritius Six new elements added in list are Chidaoba: It is Georgia’s traditional ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Topics: Art and Culture • As-Samer • Cultural anthropology • Cultural heritage • Cultural heritage of India • Cultural studies • Culture • Intangible cultural heritage • Kalbelia • List of Intangible Cultural Heritage • Mudiyett • Raiho-shin • Ramman • Traditional knowledge • Traditions • UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists
UNESCO has inscribed the ancient Indian practice of Yoga in the representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The list is comprised of only those elements which help express it’s diversity and also create awareness of its significance. This is a significant achievement as it will be highly instrumental in helping India to play ..
Topics: Chhau dance • Conservation and restoration • Cultural heritage • Intangible cultural heritage • Jandiala Guru • Law by country • Manipuri Sankirtana • Politics by country • Ruchira Kamboj • Traditional knowledge • Traditions • UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists