Intangible Cultural Heritage

Teta Fani

Traditional lace-making, Pag, Croatia. Teta Fani Sabalić, age 87, sits outside her house in a narrow street of Pag’s old Renaissance town centre. Pag lace-making (Paška čipka) is inscribed on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. To license these images or view more images of Croatia and Pag lace click here. Nikon D700 + …

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Sinjska Alka (3)

Images from the third and final night of the 298th Sinjska Alka, in Sinj, Croatia (4 August 2013). The Alka is a knightly tournament dating back to 1715, in which riders compete to spear a small metal ring from a galloping horse. The Alka is inscribed on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Below: …

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Sinjska Alka (2) – Coja

Čoja, the second day of the 298th Sinjska Alka, in Sinj, Croatia (3 August 2013). The Alka is a knightly tournament dating back to 1715, in which riders compete to spear a small metal ring from a galloping horse. The Alka is inscribed on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Pictured above and below, …

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Sinjska Alka (1) – Bara

Bara, the first day of the 298th Sinjska Alka, in Sinj, Croatia (2 August 2013). The Alka is a knightly tournament dating back to 1715, in which riders compete to spear a small metal ring from a galloping horse. The Alka is inscribed on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Pictured above, Alen Filipović-Grčić, …

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Marija Bistrica

Ivica Mesar making traditional wooden toys in the village of Tugonica, near Marija Bistrica, in the Zagorje region of northern Croatia (left), and Brankica Scuric making traditional gingerbread hearts in Marija Bistrica (right). The traditional wooden toy-making and gingerbread craft of northern Croatia are both inscribed on the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. To …

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