UNESCO Heritage List: Durga Puja of Kolkata is so famous that in December 2021 it was included in UNESCO’s list. Now the news is coming out that the Garba dance of Gujarat in 2023 and Ganesh festival of Mumbai in 2025 may be included in the UNESCO heritage list next year. Let us tell you that today he celebrated the inclusion of Durga Puja in Kolkata in the National Museum of Delhi in the list of his intangible heritage. The Secretary of the UNESCO Cultural Unit for the celebration and the UNESCO representative in India in association with the Ministry of Culture organized the event with a special presentation of Durga Puja at the National Museum in Delhi.
UNESCO’s Delhi Director Eric Falt said that India still has a huge treasure to be included in UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage. Which will be included in this list from time to time.
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World heritage status to 38 monuments
Let us tell you that so far 38 monuments of India have been given the status of World Heritage by UNESCO, but it has been seen that there are many festivals and fairs etc. in India which can be listed in the category of Intangible Heritage. Under this, UNESCO has started listing India’s intangible cultural heritage in its Intangible List for global protection since 2008.
Under this, 14 intangible heritage of India have been included in the list of UNESCO. UNESCO has so far included a total of 14 festivals, menlo, regional dances and traditions of India in its list of intangible heritage.
These are 14 intangible heritage
Vedic Chanting Tradition
Sanskrit Drama Tradition Kudiyattam
Festival of Garhwal – Ramman
Theatrical dance tradition of Kerala – Mediyettu
Kalbelia Dance Music Tradition of Rajasthan
Buddhist chanting of Ladakh
Copper work of Jandiala Guru of Amritsar
Kolkata’s Durga Puja
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Let us inform that in the next year 2023, Garba dance of Gujarat can get a place in UNESCO’s heritage list, about this, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Lily Pandya said that according to the rules, a heritage can be included in this list in 2 years. could. Garba dance of Gujarat has been proposed for 2023. Mumbai’s Ganesh Utsav is also being considered for the future.
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