Dhichisa, a traditional dancing in which men perform fast and high jumps during the Gada Power transfer ceremony and other rituals in connection with the System. In this dancing, those who accomplish heroic deeds including the Gada officials are praised.     

New inscriptions to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

1 December 2016 – Germany, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, China, Republic of Korea, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Spain, Ethiopia, France, Georgia, Greece, India, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mauritius, Mexico, Nigeria, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Viet Nam, Afghanistan,

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), 30 November
Sixteen new elements have been added to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage following the decisions adopted by the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, taking place until 2 December in Ethiopia.

The Representative List includes forms of expression that testify to the diversity of intangible heritage and raises awareness of its importance. The review of nominations for inscription on this list will continue on Thursday 1 December… ›››


Objective and impact: interviews

Ms Eva Romankova
Czechia
Interviewed in 2012 (7.COM_WG)

Mr Pierre Bois France
Interviewed in 2012 (4.GA)

One of the last projects approved

Financial assistance

  • Botswana
     
  • Financial assistance : $ 68,261
  • Implementation dates : 20/10/2016 - 20/10/2016
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ICH inscribed on UNESCO lists

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