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UNESCO Intangible Heritage Lists
Title: UNESCO Intangible Heritage Lists
Title alternative: formerly Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity
URL: http://www.unesco.org/culture/en/masterpieces/
Other URL: http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/index.php?pg=00011
Creator: UNESCO
Abstract: Multimedia site about the UNESCO's Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity (they belong to the UNESCO World Culture Heritage). You can see small videos and texts for each masterpiece. You can browse by topic, country or year of proclamation. [editors ilissAfrica]
Table of contents: Group V(a) (Africa)2009• Kenya : Traditions and practices associated to the Kayas in the sacred forests of the Mijikenda• Mali : The Manden Charter, proclaimed in Kurukan Fuga• Mali : The Sanké mon: collective fishing rite of the Sanké• Mali : The septennial re-roofing ceremony of the Kamablon, sacred house of Kangaba• Nigeria : Ijele masquerade2008• Benin – Nigeria – Togo : The Oral Heritage of Gelede• Central African Republic : The Polyphonic Singing of the Aka Pygmies of Central Africa• Côte d'Ivoire : The Gbofe of Afounkaha - the Music of the Transverse Trumps of the Tagbana Community• Gambia – Senegal : The Kankurang, Manding Initiatory Rite• Guinea : The Cultural Space of Sosso-Bala• Madagascar : The Woodcrafting Knowledge of the Zafimaniry• Malawi : The Vimbuza Healing Dance• Malawi – Mozambique – Zambia : The Gule Wamkulu• Mali : The Cultural Space of the Yaaral and Degal• Mozambique : The Chopi Timbila• Nigeria : The Ifa Divination System• Uganda : Barkcloth Making in Uganda• Zambia : The Makishi Masquerade• Zimbabwe : The Mbende Jerusarema Dance
Keywords: Convention for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage; cultural identity; orality / oral tradition; world cultural heritage
Countries: Global Resources
Subject areas: Ethnology » Identity;
Ethnology » Customs & Rituals;
Culture & Arts » Cultural Policy
Resource type: Topical Websites;
Promotional Programmes;
Collections of Videos and Films
Language: English; Spanish; French
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