Ukrainian borsch recognized as a UNESCO cultural heritage site: 5 best recipes for this dish

Ukrainian borscht was included in the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent protection. Ukrayinska Pravda writes about this. This decision was made on July 1 at the 5th extraordinary meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. “Victory in the war for borscht…

Ukraine has submitted an official application for the inclusion of borscht in the UNESCO list of cultural heritage

Borsch, a world famous variety of beet-based soup, may soon be officially recognized as a cultural heritage of Ukraine. This is stated in a press release from Evgeny Klopotenko. On March 30, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine added borscht to the UNESCO list of cultural heritage. “This is an important procedural ...

Olivier and the 'Irony of Fate': why Russian New Year traditions were not included in the UNESCO list

UNESCO cannot include in the list of the intangible cultural heritage of mankind such Russian New Year's customs as cooking and eating Olivier salad and watching the film "Irony of Fate", because the Russian Federation refused to approve and ratify the relevant international convention on such heritage. About…

Ours in the USA: Oksana Dudko - about working with Enrique Iglesias and the Scorpions and the plight of world stars

Oksana Dudko, co-founder of FTI Agency, has been in the concert business for 17 years. During this time, she managed to organize performances and tours of the world's leading stars in different countries, to become the creator of the Ukrainian festival, included in the Guinness Book of Records, and to achieve that a rare ...

The USA left UNESCO: than it threatens

The US decision to withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has come into force. Washington owes the organization more than $ 600 million. United States decision to withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), ...

Israel begins exit from UNESCO

Israel plans to begin the procedure for withdrawing from UNESCO after the United States announced the termination of membership in the organization. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wrote about this on his Facebook page. The head of the Israeli government supported the US decision to withdraw from the organization, ...

United States announced its withdrawal from UNESCO

The United States will withdraw from UNESCO, the United Nations specialized agency for education, science and culture on December 31, 2018, Voice of America reports, citing the State Department. “This decision was not easy to make. It reflects US concerns about rising debt ...

The United States will review relations with UNESCO after the resolution on Hebron

US Ambassador to the UN Nicky Haley said the US will reconsider its partnership with UNESCO after the organization declared the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron's Old City as a Palestinian World Heritage Site. Writes about this The Guardian. United Nations Educational, Scientific and ...

Avigdor Lieberman: UNESCO is an anti-Semitic organization

Defense Minister and leader of the Israel Our Home Party Avigdor Lieberman sharply criticized the UNESCO resolution, according to which the Cave of the Forefathers (Mearat ha-Mahpella) and the historical part of Hebron were officially declared "part of the cultural heritage of the Palestinian people." “UNESCO is a politically committed organization that occupies ...

Because of the resolution, Israel declared a boycott of UNESCO

Israel has suspended cooperation with UNESCO after the organization passed a resolution on the holy sites of Jerusalem. A day earlier, the executive committee of the United Nations Commission on Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) voted in favor of a document denying the connection of the Jewish people with the Temple Mount, Interfax writes. The resolution was submitted by ...

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