N°10119
Element Gada system, an indigenous democratic socio-political system of the Oromo (Ethiopia)
Inscribed in 2016 (11.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Title EN: Guyo Goba, the seventieth Abaa Gada of the Borana Oromo, ties ‘kallacha’ headgear on his forehead which is a symbol of power, and bearing a staff known as Hororo and a whiplash (Litcho) in his hand and wearing shorts (Hida)