Estonian Ministry of Culture Supports Initiative “Soomaa Dugout Canoe Tradition to UNESCO!”

On November 14, Estonian Ministry of Culture expressed support for the proposal by the Estonian Dugout Canoe Society (MTÜ Eesti Haabjaselts) and URALIC Centre for Indigenous Peoples (MTÜ Põlisrahvaste arengu keskus) to nominate the dugout building tradition of Soomaa region into the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.  As a next Read More …

Soomaa Dugout Canoe to UNESCO!

Estonian Dugout Canoe Society NGO (MTÜ Eesti Haabjaselts) and URALIC Centre for Indigenous Peoples’ Development (MTÜ Põlisrahvaste Arengu Keskus) submitted on October 10 a letter to Mr. Indrek Saar, Estonia’s Minister of Culture, with a request to support the nomination of Soomaa dugout canoe building tradition into the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Read More …