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Dolma Making and Sharing Tradition. ©UNESCO 2016
Dolma Making and Sharing Tradition

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The Dolma tradition relates to the preparation of the traditional meal ‘dolma’, which consists of small fillings wrapped in fresh or pre-cooked leaves or stuffed in fruits and vegetables. The meal is enjoyed on special occasions and gatherings, within families and local communities. The practice expresses solidarity, respect and hospitality. Communities are actively involved in safeguarding its viability through awareness-raising activities and it is transmitted primarily within families and vocational and apprenticeship schools.

on this subject: Nomination file/Dossier de candidature

Place/region: Azerbaijan, Asia, Europe
Series: 2017 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
Authors and personalities: Asif Abramov, director.
Production: Azerbaijan. Ministry of Culture and Tourism, producer. Aygun Aliyeava, producer ; Ilqar Musayev, producer.
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Rights: Azerbaijan. Ministry of Culture and Tourism

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