Three heritages' certificates of inscription to UNESCO's World Heritage List to be handedArt & Culture
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO was established on March 1, 1963. On the occasion of its 55th anniversary a handing over ceremony of three Mongolian heritages' certificates of inscription to UNESCO's World Heritage List will be held on March 6 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The inscribed heritages include Landscapes of Dauria, Stone Stele monument for Mongolian Tanjur and Mongolian traditional practices of worshipping the sacred sites.
Foreign Affairs Minister, the director of the Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO, D.Tsogtbaatar will open the ceremony and the inscription certificates will be handed to relevant ministers. Scientists and researchers who have participated in the research and registration of the heritages will attend the ceremony.
The Dauria reserve, shared between Mongolia and the Russian Federation, was established in 1992 for the protection of flora and fauna of the Dauria and their habitats. The Landscapes of Dauria, which has many lakes and wetlands, is an important breeding ground for species of tropical and coastal birds and a resting place for millions of migrating birds from the Southeast Asia to the Arctic Ocean. It was inscribed as World Heritage Site of UNESCO on July 7, 2017.
The Stone Stele monument for ‘Mongolian Tanjur’ preserved in the National Library of Mongolia was created to mark the historical event of arrival of the 226 volumes of the Mongolian Tanjur into the capital city of Mongolia in 1924. The monument was inscribed as World documentary heritage of UNESCO on October 30, 2017.
Mongolian traditional practices of worshipping the sacred sites were inscribed on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding on December 6, 2017. In ancient times the Mongolians worshipped the sacred sites according to shaman rituals and it was developed as Buddhist ritual since the 16th century. In order to register this heritage, our experts have worked for 7 years.
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