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Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity - Proclamations 2001, 2003 and 2005
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A package of three DVD about the Proclamations of 2001, 2003 and 2005 of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

The proclamations marked a crucial step in UNESCO's strategy for the safeguarding of the intangible heritage of humanity, and resulted in a list of 90 outstanding examples of such heritage.

The films available on these DVDs can also be consulted by browsing the Inscriptions on the Urgent Safeguarding List of 2008 and 2009 on this platform.

The excerpt available above is from "Azerbaijani Mugham" a 1h45 documentary that was part of the 2003 Proclamation

This material cannot be posted online in full. It is available for consultation in our Reading Room only

on this subject: Intangible Heritage (

Place/country: Worldwide,
Series: Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity
Type: Documentary
Extract: 5 min. Total lenght: 4 hours,
Credits: UNESCO Intangible Heritage unit (publisher),
Published in: 2008
Library catalogue (UNESDOC):216120

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