Thursday, 21 09 2023
Thursday, 21 09 2023
“The reintegration program of Karabakh Armenians is ready.” Hajiev
“It is important to urgently return to a meaningful, honest, and real dialogue between the Armenians of Baku and Karabakh.” Peter Stano
Marukyan appealed to Biden, Macron, Michel and Borell
The territorial integrity of the countries of the region is a red line. Ministry of Defense of Iran
“If it was possible to involve RA in military operations, the main target should be independence.” Nikol Pashinyan
I hope that the Russian peacekeeping contingent will fully fulfill its obligations.” Pashinyan
“The Republic of Armenia did not participate in the creation of that text in any way.” Nikol Pashinyan
“Conditions are being created for the voluntary retreat of the Armed Forces of Armenia personnel.” Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan
The Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan issued a statement
DA will be dissolved, meeting in Evlakh; the message of the Nagorno-Karabakh Presidency
The Nagorno-Karabakh Armed Forces will be disbanded and disarmed; presidential
The authorities of Artsakh accept the proposal of the Russian peacekeepers regarding the cessation of fire
The Pope called for an end to the war in Nagorno-Karabakh
“Inclusive and constructive dialogue is the only way to peace.” OSCE Chairman
They are shooting far from Martakert, and the situation is relatively calm; we assume they will evacuate us
The Armenian-American military exercises will end today
Daily prayers will be regularly performed in the churches to support the people of Artsakh
Azerbaijani armed forces use large-caliber artillery weapons against the civilian population. HRD
Citizens of Stepanakert went to the airport, expecting the support of Russian peacekeepers
In Martuni, the Azerbaijani side continues to fire intensively, not allowing evacuation
We are obliged to tell the truth for the sake of the people of Artsakh and the future of the fragments of the homeland, even if it is obscured. Beglaryan
Nothing threatens the Russian peacekeepers. Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan
I call on my fans, the sports world, and media partners to respond and help. Mkhitaryan’s appeal
Ararat Mirzoyan met with the acting chairman of the OSCE
The Intermediate Court of Justice was notified about Azerbaijan’s military aggression in Nagorno-Karabakh
The US is deeply concerned about Azerbaijan’s military operations in Nagorno-Karabakh, the spokesman for the White House Security Council
Mirzoyan emphasized the necessity of an adequate response from the EU and its member states to prevent mass crimes in Nagorno-Karabakh
“I am in close contact with Prime Minister Pashinyan.” Macron
Battles continue with varying intensity. RA DA
Ararat Mirzoyan met the Foreign Minister of Iran and presented the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenian kochari at the UNESCO headquarters

On September 16 and 17, UNESCO celebrated Cultural Heritage Days, which this year were dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the 2003 UNESCO Convention “On the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage”.

Within the framework of cultural heritage days, visitors had the opportunity to tour the Organization’s headquarters, see the art collections preserved there, and, of course, get acquainted with the manifestations of the intangible cultural heritage of different regions.

For this year’s jubilee celebration, out of thousands of traditions included in the list of intangible cultural heritage, UNESCO chose only 6 traditions, among them “Kochari. the traditional group dance”, which in 2017 was registered in the representative list of UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage of humanity. Along with Kochar’s Armenian group dance, the traditions of Bear Festivals (Andorra, France), Capoeira (Brazil), Rumba (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Flamenco (Spain), and Cremonese violin making (Italy) were also part of the program.

The Organization invited the “Ani” national dance troupe to present the Armenian traditional group dance of Kochar. It is noteworthy that, apart from getting to know the history and advice of the Armenian group dance and enjoying its traditional and modern arrangements, the attendees had the opportunity to learn the basic movements of the dance on the spot and dance together.

So, in 2017, “Kochari. After the registration of “traditional group dance” by UNESCO, the inclusion of group dance in its official program was another manifestation of the appreciation of Armenian intangible cultural heritage.

In the 2003 UNESCO Convention “On the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage,” intangible cultural heritage is characterized as a set of traditions, customs, and artistic expressions, as well as knowledge and skills, which are recognized by certain groups of people and, in some cases, also by individuals, as their cultural heritage. Part of the heritage.

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