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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.

Engraving on metals

Engraving on metals

Engraving on metals (gold, silver and copper) is the engraving of shapes and symbols on the surfaces of these metals. They are used for adornment by women and men, and in same time are linked to customs and traditions. Also They are having cultural connotations related to beliefs and rituals; in particular with ritual protection.
ALbaramka council

ALbaramka council

The Baramka council is a form of traditional and social practice that characterizes the Baqara (cowboy-grazing tribes) in Darfur and Kordofan, Western Sudan, where meetings are held specifically to drink tea in a ceremonial setting accompanied by singing and poetry that mostly glorify tea.
Sufi dances and rituals

Sufi dances and rituals

A religious Procession held by followers and devotees of Sheikh Hamad Al-Nil, accompanied by musicians carrying traditional instruments.

Al Jirtiq

Jirtiq refers to a set of rituals applied on the bride and bridegroom during their wedding ceremony, and to a lesser degree as part of the traditional practices in the circumcision of boys. It is also practiced in some other social settings such as at the seventh month of pregnancy.
Sibr al Lūba

Sibr al Lūba

Sibr al Lūba is an annual ritual event arranged by a group of South Kurdufān Nuba, especially the Nimang community. Sibr al Lūba or the Kunjiqar festival celebrates the end of the harvest season, and is attended by all members of the group.
Al Toub - The national costume for Sudanese women

Al Toub - The national costume for Sudanese women

The toub is a special dress for women, especially married women. It is worn by women from different tribes and is distinguished by the diversity of its colors, shapes, and even the materials of its manufacture. It is a piece of cloth that is worn over what a woman wears from clothes, the length of the top is four and a half meters
Arabic Calligraphy

Arabic Calligraphy

The art of Arabic calligraphy is a manual skill that is accomplished with the help of simple traditional tools such as the reed pen, and the black ink that is made from soot (housing or carbon that accumulates on the surface of the pots in which food is cooked), and other tools such as metal or wooden pens, and other materials such as colored inks are used. It has aesthetic value intended for its own sake. It is also practiced by academic and talented learners alike.