Traditions

Record High Number of Participants Expected in the Mummers Festival in Pernik

Some 7,500 participants from 9 countries are expected to take part in this year's edition of the international mummers festival "Surva" in Bulgaria's town of Pernik. They will present customs and traditions of ancient origin. The festival will run from 25th to 27th of January, reports BNT. 

A heart beating for evil eye beads

Mahmut Sür, who has been making evil eye beads for 43 years in his atelier in Nazarköy in İzmir's Kemalpaşa district, is on the UNESCO List as a Living Human Treasure List (LHT). This title is given to people who possess a very high degree of knowledge and skills required for performing or re-creating specific elements of the intangible cultural heritage.

Kolo inscribed on UNESCO intangible cultural heritage list

BELGRADE/JEJU - Kolo, the traditional Serbian dance, has made it to UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

The decision to inscribe it on the list was made on Thursday by the intergovernmental committee on protection of intangible cultural heritage at its 12th regular session, held on the island of Jeju, South Korea.

Traditional Serbian dance "Kolo" makes it to UNESCO list

The traditional Serbian dance Kolo has been included in UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

The decision was made on Thursday by the intergovernmental committee on protection of intangible cultural heritage at the 12th regular session held in South Korea, Tanjug is reporting.

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