Eight communities in northern Malawi mobilised for inventorying their living heritage
- preparation of the Ichipipi (maize cake)
The result of their fieldwork was compiled in the second volume of the national inventory of Malawi’s intangible cultural heritage. It contains information on such varied elements as Namayoka herbal medicine, the Among’oma dance, the preparation of Ichipipi maize cake, as well as the making of Umomo fish traps.
The project was implemented between September 2012 and May 2013 under the responsibility of the Malawi National Commission for UNESCO and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture of Malawi.
- Countries: Malawi
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