What is Intangible Cultural Heritage? – intangible heritage – Culture Sector – UNESCO

Posted: November 29, 2016 in Creativity, culture, arts, traditions
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http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/en/what-is-intangible-heritage-00003

“The term ‘cultural heritage’ has changed content considerably in recent decades, partially owing to the instruments developed by UNESCO. Cultural heritage does not end at monuments and collections of objects. It also includes traditions or living expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendants, such as oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, rituals, festive events, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe or the knowledge and skills to produce traditional crafts.” (Excerpt)

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