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21 March: UNESCO celebrates the World Poetry Day

21 March: UNESCO celebrates the World Poetry Day ,21-March:-UNESCO-celebrates-the-World-Poetry-Day,UNESCO first adopted 21 March as World Poetry Day during its 30th General Conference in Paris in 1999. Practiced throughout history, poetry includes various forms of language, expressions and signification. It is often accompanied by music and perform... international

18 March 2022

In Zambia, the International Assistance project to safeguard Kuyabila poetry begins

In Zambia, the International Assistance project to safeguard Kuyabila poetry begins,In-Zambia,-the-International-Assistance-project-to-safeguard-Kuyabila-poetry-beg,Being one of the five domains of the 2003 Convention, oral traditions and expressions encompass an enormous variety of spoken forms including proverbs, riddles, tales, nursery rhymes, l... Zambia

7 June 2022

Partnerships for Inventorying Mediterranean Living Heritage

inventorying. In Lebanon, the research teams will be working with the communities of Zajal, a form of poetry widespread in the country. Egypt and Jordan will work with local communities in the governorates of Damietta and Madaba. For each project a workshop will train the concerned actors before the field inventorying begins. The Convention for... Egypt

, Jordan

, Lebanon

6 July 2012

Communities in Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan to embark on the inventorying of their living heritage

diversity; for Lebanon, the attention is given only to Zajal, a cultural practice rooted in traditional poetry, but constantly recreated and reinterpreted to address issues and themes of relevance to the larger society today.... Egypt

, Jordan

, Lebanon

22 March 2012

23 August: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

Samba de Roda of the Recôncavo of Bahia The Samba de Roda, which involves music, dance and poetry, is a popular festive event that developed in the State of Bahia, in the region of Recôncavo during the seventeenth century. It drew heavily on the dances and cultural traditions of the region’s African slaves. The performance als... international

18 August 2021

Community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage workshops held in Jordan

in Jordan. The workshops included a local Sheik explaining Bedouin traditional coffee culture, Nabatean poetry performance in a goat-hair tent and interviews with Druze women about the link between their traditional dress and cultural identity. Hisham, a participant in the workshops, brought his daughters, Katrine and Shahira, along to highlight th... Jordan

16 October 2017

Six elements inscribed on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

nationally and internationally. United Arab Emirates - Al Azi, art of performing praise, pride and fortitude poetry Al Azi is a traditional poetry recital performed by a group of individuals without instruments. The practice strengthens bonds in the community and is connected with knowledge and practices related to nature. Due to migration, the en... Botswana

, Colombia

, United Arab Emirates

, Morocco

, Mongolia

, Türkiye

, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

6 December 2017

Sixteen new elements inscribed on the Representative List

d elements below lead to web pages with information, pictures and videos: Al-Zajal, recited or sung poetry (Lebanon) Tchopa, sacrificial dance of the Lhomwe people of southern Malawi (Malawi) Coming forth of the masks and puppets in Markala (Mali) Traditional Mauritian Sega (Mauritius) Mongolian knuckle-bone shooting (Mongolia) Argan, practi... international

27 November 2014

Sudan takes steps to strengthen the safeguarding of its living heritage

n initial inventory of 42 ICH elements, such as the dressing style of women of Roshaida tribe, Al Saeia Poetry, and henna. Another important result of project was the preparation of a national strategy for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Sudan. Following those achievements and thanks to the training received through the project, Suda... Sudan

19 February 2021

Somalia, the latest country to have ratified the Convention, will hold 6-day workshop on safeguarding its living heritage

Yusuf Osman, Director General for Culture at the MoECHE opened the workshop by recalling the importance of poetry in Somalis’ daily lives, as Somalia has a strong tradition of oral history. He also stressed the importance of involving Somali youth in the process of identifying and safeguarding Somali intangible cultural heritage. As Ismail Yusuf... Somalia

7 October 2021