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Nordic “clinker boats” in UNESCO Heritage List
United Nations’ culture agency, UNESCO, added the Nordic “clinker boats” to its Heritage List, in December 2021. Highlights The wooden sailboats have allowed peoples of northern Europe to spread influence, trade and sometime war across continents and seas, for thousands of years. Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Sweden and Norway jointly sought the UNESCO designation. The term ..
Month: Current Affairs - January, 2022
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs • International / World Current Affairs
Topics: UNESCO • UNESCO World Heritage cultural list • UNESCO World Heritage list • UNESCO World Heritage Site
Khajuraho Dance Festival 2021- Key Facts
The six-day Khajuraho Dance Festival was started on February 21, 2021. The dance festival is being organised at the Khajuraho Temple which is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Madhya Pradesh and known for its ancient Hindu temples as well as Jain temples. Highlights The festival is being held in the temple premises after 44 ..
Month: Current Affairs - February, 2021
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Topics: Khajuraho • Khajuraho Dance Festival • Khajuraho Dance Festival 2021 • Khajuraho Group of Monuments • Khajuraho Temples • UNESCO World Heritage cultural list
India s Conservation Diplomacy
Prime Minister Modi during his visit to the Maldives announced that Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will undertake restoration work of Friday Mosque under the Indian grant. Friday Mosque Friday Mosque also known as Hukuru Miskiy is a unique place of worship made of coral stones. The heritage place of worship built in 1658 during ..
Topics: Bahrain • Bhutan • Cambodia • Conservation Diplomacy • Coral • Egypt • Friday Mosque • Hukuru Miskiy • Ibrahim Iskandar I • India-Maldives • Laos • Maldives • Mohamed Bin Abdullah • Myanmar • Nepal • Soft power • Sri lanka • UNESCO World Heritage cultural list