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  • THE ART OF DRY STONE WALLING.

    Travel ideas, World Heritage | Intangible heritage

    …Dry stone walling is an international cultural phenomenon, consisting of building stone walls without mortar or any other materials. UNESCO has classified it as Intangible Cultural Heritage.   These dry stone structures …

  • Falconry, a living human heritage.

    Travel ideas, World Heritage | Intangible heritage

    …The UNESCO has awarded falconry the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity designation because it is a real social tradition that cares for the environment and that is passed on from generation to generation. This acti…

  • TAMBORRADAS (DRUM PARADES).

    Travel ideas, World Heritage | Intangible heritage

    …In some Spanish towns, the traditional fiestas include processions accompanied by drums (tambores). These events are called tamborradas and have been classified as Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.   The tamborrada…

  • The healthiest flavours: the Mediterranean diet.

    Travel ideas, World Heritage | Intangible heritage

    …Enjoy food in a healthy way. This is the first proposal in the Mediterranean diet, which was awarded the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage designation. Based on the consumption of olive oil, vegetables and fresh season…

  • "Castells".

    Travel ideas, World Heritage | Intangible heritage

    …(Catalonia) The "castells" (human castles) have been awarded the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity designation. They are a very popular and spectacular event, typical of Catalan culture, in which impressive…

  • The "Silbo Gomero" (Whistled language).

    Travel ideas, World Heritage | Intangible heritage

    …La Gomera. (Canary Islands) A unique whistled language in the world, fully developed and practised by a large community (more than 22,000 people). It was awarded the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity design…

  • Irrigators' tribunals of the Spanish Mediterranean coast: the Council of Wise Men of the Plain of Murcia and the Water Tribunal of the Plain of Valencia.

    Travel ideas, World Heritage | Intangible heritage

    …Both tribunals were awarded the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity designation in 2009 because they are legal water management institutions introduced by tradition and which are still used today, since the t…

  • Flamenco.

    Travel ideas, World Heritage | Intangible heritage

    …Flamenco is a form of popular artistic expression representing a long-standing tradition that appears on the UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This art form combines vocal music, dance and musica…

  • Fire festivals for the summer solstice in the Pyrenees.

    Calendar, World Heritage | Fiestas, Intangible heritage

    06/23/2020

    …Regiones de Sobrarbe y La Ribagorza (Aragón) y regiones de Alta Ribagorza, Berguedá, Pallars Jussà, Pallars Sobirá y la Val d'Aran (Cataluña). http://fallasdelpirineo.com. An ancestral tradition celebrating the arrival o…

  • Fallas bonfire festival of San José. Valencia.

    Calendar, World Heritage | Fiestas, Intangible heritage

    From 03/15/2020 to 03/19/2020

    …Valencia. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: promocionexterior@fallas.com. http://fallas.com/. Valencia welcomes in Spring with the Fallas. During the months proceeding this unique spectacle, a lot of hard w…

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