Kazakh wrestling included in UNESCO list of cultural heritage
This decision was taken at a meeting in Ethiopia.
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Kazakh wrestling (Kazaksha kures) was added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, Kazpravda.kz reports.
This list includes elements that demonstrate the diversity of intangible heritage and help to fully realize its importance.
"The UNESCO Committee's decision at a meeting in Ethiopia added this sport to the representative List of the intangible cultural heritage", - stated in the organization's official website.
Note that along with Kazaksha kures, the list also includes falconry and cooking and breaking of grain tortillas.