Dugout boat culture of Estonia’s Soomaa region inscribed on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage

On 14 December 2021, UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage decided to inscribe ”Building and use of expanded dugout boats in the Soomaa region” on UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding. Soomaa’s dugout boat culture thus became Estonia’s fifth inscription under UNESCO’s 2003 Convention for Read More …