The Hungarian string band tradition and Lipizzan horse breeding traditions have been among new inscriptions on the UNESCO List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, the Directorate of Intangible Cultural Heritage at the Skanzen Open Air Museum in Szentendre said on Thursday.
The Hungarian string band tradition had been submitted for inscription independently by Hungary and the Lipizzan horse breeding traditions were submitted jointly by Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia, the statement said.
The UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity also includes from Hungary the Busó festivities at Mohács, folk art of the Matyó embroidery, falconry and indigo dyeing. The UNESCO Register of Good Safeguarding Practices includes from Hungary the Táncház method and the folk music heritage according to the Kodály concept.
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