N°00978
Element Seto Leelo, Seto polyphonic singing tradition (Estonia)
Inscribed in 2009 (4.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Title as submitted EN: Kirmask is a spontaneous village feast usually held in the context of a church holiday. A kirmask features singing, dancing and instrumental music. The kirmask of Uusvada village falls on St. Peter's Day. Nowadays similar village feasts may take place at another time as well. (Uusvada, 2005)