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Azerbaijan's Novruz Public Holiday Enshrined By UNESCO

Source: Azeri Press Agency (APA)
Posted: Saturday, October 17, 2009

A spokesman for Azerbaijan's Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Intigam Humbatov, has announced that the Novruz public holiday has been included into the UNESCO's Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

UNESCO-related public holidays were declared in the past in Bangladesh (2007-02-21) and Malaysia (2009-07-07) and are under consideration in Kyrgyzstan (2009-07-01).

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