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Oshi Palav

Language: Multilingual

Oshi palav (pilaf) is a traditional dish of communities in Tajikistan recognized as a part of their cultural heritage. The 'King of meals' is based on a recipe using vegetables, rice, meat and spices but up to 200 varieties exist. Considered an inclusive practice that brings people of different backgrounds together, it is prepared to be enjoyed at regular mealtimes, as well as social gatherings, celebrations and rituals. Skills associated with the practice are transmitted in families and cooking schools.

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Place/region: Tajikistan, Asia and the Pacific
Series: 2016 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Director: Nosiri Rahmon
Publisher: Tajiktelefilm
Published in:
Rights: Taiktelefilm

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Original: DVD
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: HQFS-CLTICH-2016-RL-0119100003
Source ref.: DOC:0119100003. CAND:01191
Rights holder: UNESCO ; Taiktelefilm