From the "Latvian Heritage" mark of culture to UNESCO


Last week, November 30, an informative seminar "From the Cultural Sign" Latvian Heritage "to UNESCO" was held at the National Library of Latvia. The participants had an opportunity to learn how to preserve the local cultural heritage, making it attractive and recognizable to local and foreign tourists, and as an intangible cultural heritage carriers to enter the National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage, and later on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List.

Within the framework of the seminar, 16 rural tourism entrepreneurs were rewarded with the cultural sign "Latvian Heritage", which was awarded as a thanks for the hitherto accomplished cultural heritage. The nomination of the "Latvian Heritage" is a stepping stone and an opportunity for intangible cultural heritage to enter the National and UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
The seminar summary is available at

These publications are financed within the Estonia - Latvia Programme project “Development and promotion of small ethno-cultural regions as tourism destinations”.

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