Patronage request

The activities below have received the patronage of the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The reports received by the Secretariat of the Convention on these activities are sometimes accompanied by additional information (press releases, etc..), which can be requested from Secretariat at ICH-Emblem@unesco.org.

ActivityDescription
National Windmill Day 2018
12/05/2018 - 13/05/2018950 windmills accross the Netherlands
Contact:
Vereniging De Hollandsche Molen (Netherlands)

The main objective of the National Windmill Day is education of the general public as well as to emphasize the importance of safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in the Netherlands especially the craft of the miller operating windmills and watermills.
On the National Windmill Day anyone interested in the craft can receive information or apply for training. The training courses for the miller’s craft is open to everyone, regardless of background or gender, and there are no customary practices that restrict access to the element, except for certain security reasons.


Related element(s) :
Craft of the miller operating windmills and watermills 
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