The decision was taken at the 17th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which is being held in Rabat, Morocco.

This is already the fifth Belarusian cultural tradition on the UNESCO list.

Earlier he got:

  • "Yuravsky Karagod" ceremony in the village of Pagost, Zhitkavitsky district, Gomel region (2019),

  • festive Christmas rite "Christmas Tsars" in the village of Semezhava, Kapil District, Minsk Region (2009),

  • celebration in honor of the icon of the Mother of God of Budslav (Budslav Festival) in the village of Budslav, Medyadelsky District, Minsk Region (2017),

  • "Culture of Forest Boarding" of Belarus and Poland (2020).