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Sudanese National ICH

 

Sudanese National ICH

Since Sudan ratified the Convention, the The National Council for Cultural Heritage and Promotion of National Languages has been entrusted with creating a National Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Sudan. Thanks to their unique qualities, each listed tradition contributes to cultural diversity beyond the nation’s borders and conveys the richness of Sudan’s living cultural heritage in an understandable manner.

Al Saqia - Water wheel pump

Al Saqia - Water wheel pump

The device consists of two wooden spur gears connected at right angles. They transmit the rotational movement from a tow animal to a vertical wheel with pails attached to a rope around its outer rim. Water is scooped from the bottom of a reservoir to the surface where it is emptied in the field when the pale is inverted.
SUDANESE JABANA

SUDANESE JABANA

Jabana or Qahwa is a hot drink prepared, served and consumed in a particular ritual practice that is part of the Sudanese cultural heritage. The main constituent of the drink is coffee, previously named Kafa. Jabana is popular in most of Sudan especially the East where it is the favorite drink for men, women and children.