Yeonpungdae Dance by Female Nongak Troupe of Gurye - Yeonpungdae Dance features three overlapping circles, created by rotating dancers, their twirling sangmo hats and the big circle formed by entire dancers.
© Kim Hyeo-jeong, 2011
27 November 2014

The ninth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage today inscribed sixteen new elements on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The Representative List serves to raise awareness of intangible heritage and provide recognition to communities’ traditions and know-how that reflect their cultural diversity. The List does not attribute or recognize any standard of excellence or exclusivity. The titles of the newly inscribed elements below lead to web pages with information, pictures and videos:

The Committee will still have to examine a number of items on its last day tomorrow. Follow the meeting live via live audiocast(audio in EN/FR/AR).


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