Culture and Tourism Ministry prepares documents to include Nakhchivan’s cultural-historical monuments into UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage

Culture and Tourism Ministry prepares documents to include Nakhchivan’s cultural-historical monuments into UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage
# 15 September 2009 13:55 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Ulkar Gasimova – APA. “Documents are being prepared to include cultural-historical monuments of Nakhchivan into the UNESCO’s list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. The ministry is preparing the documents of historical, architectural monuments of Nakhchivan. We hope this will not be our last claim,” Culture and Tourism Minister Abulfas Garayev told APA. He said documents were also being prepared to include ashug art and Azerbaijani carpets into the list.
“Our experts have already prepared necessary documents. Ashug art is our next candidate to be included into UNESCO list. It is being discussed in the committee. By the next meeting we want to achieve inclusion of Azerbaijani carpets into the UNESCO list,” he said.
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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED