Ukraine's Kosiv painted ceramic appears joined the UNESCO representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Yevhen Nyshchuk, the ex-Culture Minister of Ukraine reported that on Facebook.
"Great news this evening (December 12, - 112 International) from Bogota (Colombia)! Kosiv painted ceramic has just entered the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage!", the official wrote.
He also reported he was going to nominate Örnek, the Crimean Tatar ornament to enter that list as well.
UNESCO representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage includes the crafts, techniques, ornaments and other cultural elements that reflect the cultural development of certain segments of the population and humankind on the whole. Currently, there are hundreds of cultural elements from 93 countries all over the globe.
It became Ukraine's third cultural element on this list, along with Petrykivka painting and Cossack songs of Dnipropetrovsk region.