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.

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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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