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Flatbread Making and Sharing Culture (Lavash, Katryma, Jupka, Yufka). ©UNESCO 2015
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Flatbread Making and Sharing Culture (Lavash, Katryma, Jupka, Yufka)

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Making and sharing flatbread (lavash, katyrma, jupka or yufka) in communities of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey is a widely-practised tradition. It usually involves family members but in rural areas, neighbours may participate together. Baked in an oven, metal plate or cauldron the bread is shared at regular meals, weddings, births, funerals and various holidays, particularly for prosperity. Transmitted by participation and from master to apprentice, the practice expresses hospitality, solidarity and symbolizes common cultural roots reinforcing community belonging.


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Place/Country: Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey
Series: 2016 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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Credits: Gulnara Lutfaliqizi, director. Cavid Imamverdiyev, producer. Azerbaijan. Ministry of Culture and Tourism, co-producer ; ICHHTO, co-producer ; Turkey. Ministry of Culture and Tourism, co-producer.
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Rights/Droits: Azerbaijan. Ministry of Culture and Tourism; ICHHTO; Turkey. Ministry of Culture and Tourism

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