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Crtanje duše u teksturi drveta / Soul Drawing in Wood Texture. ©UNESCO 2014
Crtanje duše u teksturi drveta / Soul Drawing in Wood Texture

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Language: Bosnian, subtitles Eng
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Konjic woodcarving is an artistic craft with a long tradition in the Konjic municipality. The woodcarvings – which include furniture, sophisticated interiors and small decorative objects – stand out for their recognizable hand-carved motifs and overall visual identity. The craft is a key part of the local community’s culture that forges a sense of community and belonging. It is primarily transmitted inter-generationally within the family and through on-the-job training in family-run woodcarving workshops, which train apprentice woodcarvers and help popularize the craft.


on this subject: Nomination file/Dossier de candidature

Place/region: Bosnia and Herzegovina, South East Europe
Series: 2017 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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Production: Bosnia and Herzegovina. Federal Ministry of Culture and Sport, producer.
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Rights: Bosnia and Herzegovina. Federal Ministry of Culture and Sport

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