Multipart singing of Horehronie inscribed on UNESCO list

The UNESCO committee adopted its decision on December 7.

The performance of the male singing groupThe performance of the male singing group(Source: TASR)

Slovakia has a new entry on UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Members of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage decided on December 7 to include the multipart singing of Horehronie on the list.

The traditional singing from the Horehronie region is a throat-singing technique performed by multiple singers whose voices can travel long distances.

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