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intangible cultural heritage


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Living traditions that might be manifest through oral histories and expressions, language, music, song, dance, theatre, social practices, rituals, festive events, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe, and craftsmanship. The depository of this heritage is the human mind, the human body being the instrument for its enactment or embodiment. Intangible cultural heritage is transmitted from generation to generation, is constantly being re‐created in response to environmental conditions and interactions with nature and history, and provides communities with a sense of identity and continuity.

Subjects: Archaeology.


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