Turkey and the 2003 Convention

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ICH Winter School

ICH Winter School

3 February 2020

The ICH Winter School is a 5-day event organized for the experts on ICHand the representatives of the DEvelopment Agencies. Te main aim of ›››

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Key references

Ratification of the Convention on

27 March 2006

 Read the Convention in: Turkish

Listing of ICH

Semah, Alevi-Bektaşi ritual

Semah, Alevi-Bektaşi ritual (2010, RL)

On-going nomination(s)
  • 2021: Hüsn-i Hat, traditional art of Islamic calligraphy (RL)

  • 2020: Traditional intelligence and strategy game: Togyzqumalaq, Toguz Korgool, Mangala/Göçürme (RL)

  • 2020: Art of miniature (RL)

Backlog nomination(s)
  • 2021: Culture of Çay (tea), a symbol of identity, hospitality and social interaction (RL)

  • 2021: Craftsmanship and performing art of balaban/mey (RL)

  • 2021: Telling tradition of Nasreddin Hodja/ Molla Nesreddin/ Molla Ependi/ Apendi/ Afendi Kozhanasyr Anecdotes (RL)

  • 2020: One master, thousand masters project (Art18)

  • 2012: Aşure Ritual (RL)

  • 2012: Ahlat stoneworks tradition (USL)

  • 2012: Nomadic movement of Sarıkeçili Yörüks (USL)

  • 2012: Sabantoy, Habantoy (USL)

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Accredited NGOs located in this country