The preservation of world intangible cultural heritage has become a new initiative of the International Delphic Council (IDC) with the award as “Delphic World Intangible Cultural Heritage” (DWICH). It is the objective to protect those cultural values and artistic traditions of people in danger to fade away. The IDC started its worldwide research for cultural values to preserve this treasure for future generations. East Korean Traditional Folk Songs “Dongbu Minyo” are appointed as first DWICH. At the IDC Head Office in Berlin J. Christian B. Kirsch, Secretary General, handed over the Certificate of Appointment to Prof. Soo-Kwan Park, Ph.D., South Korea.

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