Nuad Thai, traditional Thai massage

Inscribed in 2019 (14.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (UNESCO) Nuad Thai, traditional Thai massage is regarded as part of the art, science and culture of traditional Thai healthcare. As a non-medicinal remedy and manual therapy, it involves bodily manipulation in which the practitioner helps rebalance the patient’s body, … Continue reading Nuad Thai, traditional Thai massage

New cultural practices added to the UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage list in 2020

As many as 32 cultural practices have been added to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) list of intangible cultural heritage this year. As of now, the committee boasts of 584 traditions that feature on the list from 131 countries. As per the reports, some of the practices that have been added … Continue reading New cultural practices added to the UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage list in 2020