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Intangible heritage

The Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. ©UNESCO 2004
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The Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

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"Intangible cultural heritage is a source of the identity, creativity and cultural diversity of communities, and constitutes a wealth that is common to all humanity, thus contributing to its sustainable development"
-Koïchiro Matsuura.

This CDROM is part of Museum International 221-222. It contains list and excerpts of Masterpieces of Oral and Intangible Cultural Heritage, as established in 2001 - 2003.

The CD-ROM also comprises a section about safeguarding cultural heritage, as well as the text of the UNESCO Convention on Intangible Cultural Heritage

The above video-clip offers an introduction to this work by UNESCO's Assistant Director-General for Culture at that time

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on this subject: Views and Visions of the Intangible

Place/Country: Worldwide
Series: Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity
Type: Ethnographic
Extract: 2 min.
Credits: UNESCO Intangible Heritage unit, co-producer.
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Library catalogue (UNESDOC): 135852

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