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

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

1 December 2016 Germany, Saudi Arabia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, China, Republic of Korea, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Spain, Ethiopia, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Nigeria, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Czechia, 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 ›››


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Safeguarding of the Ifa Divination system

1 October 2006 – 1 April 2010
Amount (US$)  86,592
Benefitting country(ies): Nigeria ,
Practiced among the Yoruba, Ifa divination relies on a complex system of signs, compiled in a literary corpus, that are interpreted by a diviner to gu... ›››
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