28 May 2020 Interesting facts UNESCO
The web platform of UNESCO - "Living heritage experiences and the COVID-19 pandemic" presented the results of online research of EAFF "Folklore in the conditions of social distancing" held in the period April 24th - May 5th, 2020.
The cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and the European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF is a proof of their hard and successful work in fulfilling their main common mission for the preservation of the intangible cultural heritage.
The findings of the empirical study are published in the "Europe and North America" section, which so far presents a total of 69 examples that reveal both the impact of the pandemic on living heritage and its impact on communities living in these areas. The platform is constantly updated based on the results of the current survey, so keep filling out the UNESCO survey.
Interesting and inspiring practices can also be found on the map on which the locations for which information is presented are marked.
Curious data on the impact of the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic on living heritage are also presented by the regions: Africa (7), Arab countries (8), Asia and the Pacific (33), Latin America and the Caribbean (31).