Turkey and the 2003 Convention

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ICH Winter School

ICH Winter School

20 January 2018

The ICH Winter School is a five-day event organized for young professionals. The main aim of the initiative is to further raise awareness among ›››

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Ratification of the Convention on

27 March 2006

 Read the Convention in: Turkish

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Listing of ICH

Mevlevi Sema ceremony

Mevlevi Sema ceremony (2008, RL)

On-going nomination(s)
  • 2018: Heritage of Dede Qorqud/Korkyt Ata/Dede Korkut: epic culture, folk tales and music (RL)

Backlog nomination(s)
  • 2018: Traditional Turkish archery (RL)

  • 2012: Aşure Ritual (RL)

  • 2012: Ahlat stoneworks tradition (USL)

  • 2012: Nomadic movement of Sarıkeçili Yörüks (USL)

  • 2012: Sabantoy, Habantoy (USL)

Activities with the patronage

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Accredited NGOs located in this country