“Without a native language, there is no nation, young man”V.Sosyura
While travelling through different countries we first learn the culture of a certain nation, its spiritual values, traditions and beliefs, we study the language, trying to understand its essence. And the answer to this understanding lies within depths of a national culture, that manifests in a tangible and intangible cultural heritage of each nation.
When we talk about a “tangible cultural heritage” we mean: monuments, ensembles, sights, as well as: the content of libraries, museums, archives; architectural buildings (churches, monasteries, castles, palaces) and other cultural and architectural monuments.
In the UNESCO Convention the term “intangible cultural heritage” means those traditions, forms of representations and expressions, knowledge and skills, as well as corresponding instruments, items, artifacts and cultural spaces, that are considered by the communities, groups and in some cases certain individuals as part of their cultural heritage. This is intangible cultural heritage, which is passed down from generation to generation and is constantly reproduced
7 Ukrainian cultural-architectural and natural pearls, listed on the UNESCO, world heritage list are:
As of the intangible cultural heritage list, 6 elements are included in it, which are:
In October 2020 it was decided that “Culture of Ukrainian borscht cooking” will also be added to the list. In addition, Petrykivka painting and “Tradition of Kosiv hand-painted ceramics” are included to the representative list.