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Art of Miniature is included in the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO

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December 16, 2020, at the XV session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO, Art of Miniature was included in the Representative List of the Intangible Heritage of UNESCO.

The XV session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO is held online from 14 to 19 December 2020.

In order to promote the cultural heritage of our country and implement the “Road map” for the development of cooperation with UNESCO, Uzbekistan submitted the multinational element " Art of Miniature " for inclusion in the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

The nomination package was prepared by the National commission of Uzbekistan for UNESCO together with similar structures of Turkey, Azerbaijan and Islamic Republic of Iran.

December 16, at the session of the Intergovernmental Committee of UNESCO, a presentation of this unique art was held, at which the Chairperson of Evaluation Body, Saeed Al-Busaidi, highly appreciated the joint efforts made by the co-authors to prepare a nomination package that fully meets all five criteria for inclusion in the Representative list.

The session also highlighted the Uzbek school of miniature painting, which has created such talented artists as Kamoliddin Behzad, and which for many centuries has been considered one of the strongest and most famous in the world.

The nominations of 42 national and multinational elements of the Intangible Cultural heritage will be examined for inclusion in the Representative List based on the results of the session. The session is attended by UNESCO leaders and representatives, permanent missions of more than 170 countries, as well as delegates from national commissions, international organizations and NGOs.

Previously, the Representative List included "Shashmakom" and "Cultural Space of Baisun district" (2008), "Katta Ashula "(2009)," Askia "(2014)," Cultures and Traditions of Pilaf " and "Navruz "(2016),"Lazgi "(2019)." Preservation of traditional atlas and adras manufacturing technologies " (2017) is included in the Register of Best Practices for the Preservation of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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