Transhumance multinational file, inscribed on UNESCO's Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
The Transhumance multinational file, the seasonal movement of livestock, submitted by ten countries, including Romania, was inscribed on Tuesday on the UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, at the 18th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which is taking place this week in Botswana. CE Report quoting Agerpres
According to the UNESCO website, transhumance contributes to social inclusion, strengthening cultural identity and the links between families, communities and territories, at the same time counteracting the effects of rural depopulation. An ancestral practice, transhumance stems from a deep knowledge of the environment and involves social practices and rituals related to the care, breeding and training of animals and the management of natural resources.
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