Kemenche added to UNESCO intangible cultural heritage list

07.12.2017,12:23


December 7, Fineko/abc.az. Document "Fabrication of stringed musical instrument Kemenche and performing art" has been included in the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO.

The Ministry of Culture & Tourism of Azerbaijan informs that at the 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO, held in the Cheju Island of South Korea, submitted by Azerbaijan and Iran, document "Fabrication of stringed musical instrument Kemenche and performing art" was included in the Representative List of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.

This document was presented within joint cooperation of the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Permanent Mission of Azerbaijan to UNESCO with the Iranian side.