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Living Heritage: Exploring the Intangible

El Carnaval de Oruro, Bolivia
There is currently a great photo exhibition displayed on the fence surrounding UNESCO Headquarters in the 15th arrond. presenting more than 100 photos on traditional music, dance and theatre, social practices, rituals and oral traditions that communities and groups around the world receive from their ancestors and pass on to their descendants.

The selection includes the 90 Masterpieces of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity proclaimed by UNESCO between 2001 and 2005 as well as other recent initiatives supported by UNESCO for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage.

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