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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 Sa’fiyyāt - Knowledge and Skills related to the Palm Fronds Industry

Al Sa’fiyyāt - Knowledge and Skills related to the Palm Fronds Industry

Al Sa’fiyyāt are the products made from date and dom palm fronds The profession is one of the traditional handicrafts that are an essential part of fine and plastic art. It is one of the crafts that is more representative of people’s collective creativity and indicative of their identity.
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.
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.
Sudanese Pottery -Al Fukhār

Sudanese Pottery -Al Fukhār

Traditional craftsmanship skill by Shaping clay in different models and forms, to suit the daily needs and functions it is intended for
Nubian decoration house

Nubian decoration house

The decoration of Nubian homes is a women's work. The purpose of these decorations, besides the aesthetic dimension, is to protect the owners of the house from the evil eye. Special attention is given to the main entrance. The Nubian woman's love of adornment and beauty that stands behind her preoccupation with decoration.
 Jad’ an-Nar

Jad’ an-Nar

Jad’ an-Nar (or HAUKI), is a ritual cult practiced by members of the Berta tribe in the south of the Blue Nile, and is associated with the seasons of cultivation and harvest.
Sharifa Maryam Birthday

Sharifa Maryam Birthday

The festival held in Sinkat Town of eastern Sudan commemorates the memory of Al Sharifa Maryam Al Mirghania, known as the “Mother of the Poor” who was one of the most influential figures in modern history of the Beja communities of eastern Sudan.
Waza: the music, instruments, tradition

Waza: the music, instruments, tradition

the music and instruments, which consist of a group of flutes of different sizes and lengths of precisely calculated dimensions. Each of the fourteen plus instruments produces its distinctive sound. The device is made from a specific type of gourd, cultivated near houses to grow rectangular.