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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.

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 Misdār - Traditional poetry

Al Misdār - Traditional poetry

Al Misdār is a folk poetry created by male poets who belong to the nomadic pastoral groups that live in the semi-desert regions, in particular the Butāna of eastern Sudan.