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Armenian Khachkars on UNESCO’s List of Intangible World Heritages

It’s about time!

A United Nations agency advancing international collaboration through education, science and culture has accepted Armenia’s application to declare Armenian khachkar (cross-stone) art part of intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

The decision was made on Wednesday at the fifth session of the Intergovernmental Committee of the states that are signatories of UNESCO’s Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.


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