No: 327, 17 December 2020, Press Release Regarding The Inscription Of “traditional Intelligence And Strategy Game: Togyzqumalaq, Toguz Korgool, Mangala/göçürme” On The Representative List Of Intangible Cultural Heritage Of Humanity

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 17.12.2020

Our multinational nomination file of “Traditional intelligence and strategy game: Togyzqumalaq, Toguz Korgool, Mangala/Göçürme” submitted with Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, has been inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, during the 15. Session of Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage which is being held online between 14-19 December 2020.

With this inscription, in addition to the inscription of “Art of Miniature” multinational file, the number of our cultural elements on the Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage has reached to 20.

We will continue to promote and to preserve our cultural heritage.

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