How can we best preserve cultural traditions around the world? | Arts and Culture

Video Period 24 minutes 40 seconds

From: Inside Story

UNESCO is contemplating cultural traditions for inclusion on the Intangible Cultural Heritage listing.

The United Nations is holding conferences to debate the way to protect and promote historic cultures from all over the world.

From falconry to Zambian dance, and truffle searching to Singapore’s hawker carts, traditions are being thought of for inclusion on the Intangible Cultural Heritage listing.

So, how can it guarantee such practices survive for generations to come back?

Presenter: Adrian Finighan

Friends:

Juliette Hopkins – Affiliate programme specialist with UNESCO’s Dwelling Heritage Cultural Sector

Molara Wooden – Author, arts editor and cultural activist

Karen Archer – Deputy director of the French Heritage Society

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