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Intangible Cultural Heritage

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Intangible cultural heritage, transmitted from generation to generation, is constantly recreated by communities and groups in response to their environment, their interaction with nature and their history, and provides them with a sense of identity and continuity.
2003 Convention for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage

Also see: Intangible culture, intangible cultural heritage


How is ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage‘ translated in other languages? Bonus points for Indigenous languages during the International Decade of Indigenous Languages.

Translating: Intangible Cultural Heritage
Spanish: Patrimonio cultural inmaterial / Patrimonio Vivo
French: Patrimoine culturel immatériel
German: Immaterielles Kulturerbe

Singapore street food added to Unesco heritage list – Guardian
Saunas to sourdough: Unesco updates culture heritage list – Guardian


Elsewhere on the Web
Intangible Cultural Heritage of GreeceFacebook

Embracing intangible cultural heritage
A cursory glance at the #SDGs #NewUrbanAgenda #ParisAgreement or #SFDRR reveals the huge role heritage has been given in resilience & sustainability planning *and* that this role simply can’t be realized w/o historic preservation authorities embracing intangible cultural heritage – Andrew S. Potts, @AndrewSPotts

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