Yoga, beer and rumba make UN's list of 'cultural intangibles'

Yoga, beer and rumba make UN's list of 'cultural intangibles'
 

Unesco, the UN's culture and education arm is meeting in Ethiopia's capital to name the world's "cultural intangibles" - traditions and social practices unique to specific countries.
Unesco says cultural traditions must remain relevant to be "kept alive" and that naming them helps with that.
They also say the "cultural intangibles" list encourages traditions to be passed down to future generations.
What sort of things made the list?
On the Korean island of Jeju, female divers known as Jeju Haenyeo gather shellfish for a living. The divers can harvest for up to... read more

 
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Source: BBC
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