N°10127
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: Dhichisa, a traditional dancing in which men perform fast and high jumps during the Gada Power transfer ceremony and other rituals in connection with the System. In this dancing, those who accomplish heroic deeds including the Gada officials are praised.