Azerbaijani game “Chovgan” included in UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 3

By Ilhame Isabalayeva - Trend:

Azerbaijani game "Chovgan", which is played riding Karabakh horses, has been included in to the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) at the request of Azerbaijan.

This decision was made on ​​Dec. 3 at the 13th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, held in Baku.

The session, which kicked off on Dec. 2, will end on Dec. 7.

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