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News from UNIMA: Heritage Preservation

The Intangible Cultural Heritage of Orteke of the Kazakhs

Heritage Preservation - 3/02/2023

Kazakhstan – Orteke, an indigenous Kazakh performing art, was inscribed on UNESCO’s list of humanity’s Intangible Cultural Heritage. This was accomplished at the seventeenth session to safeguard our heritages, held in Morocco 28th November to 3rd December 2022. “This performance, fascinating for its simplicity, is enjoyed by children and adults alike. It is primarily transmitted […]

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Questionnaires on heritage forms of puppetry and on puppet museums

Tolosa, the 14th April 2022 Dear friends of the National Centers, International Councillors, Representatives, members of the UNIMA: From the Heritage, Museums and Documentation Centers Commission, we have set ourselves the main objective of protecting and disseminating the important puppet heritage that our community has throughout the world.  The first thing we have to do […]

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