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Yalli (Kochari, Tenzere), traditional group dances of Nakhchivan



Chovqan, a traditional Karabakh horse-riding game in the Republic of Azerbaijan



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Key references

Ratification of the Convention on

18 January 2007

Listing of ICH

Nar Bayrami, traditional pomegranate festivity and culture
Nar Bayrami, traditional pomegranate festivity and culture (2019, RL)
On-going nomination(s)
  • 2023: Craftsmanship of mother of pearl inlay (RL)

  • 2023: Craftsmanship and performing art of balaban/mey (RL)

  • 2023: Art of illumination: Təzhib/Tazhib/Zarhalkori/Tezhip/Naqqoshlik (RL)

  • 2023: Iftar/Eftari/Iftar/Iftor and its socio-cultural traditions (RL)

  • 2022: Sericulture and traditional production of silk for weaving (RL)

  • 2022: Culture of Çay (tea), a symbol of identity, hospitality and social interaction (RL)

  • 2022: Pehlevanliq culture: traditional zorkhana games, sports and wrestling (RL)

  • 2022: Telling tradition of Nasreddin Hodja/ Molla Nesreddin/ Molla Ependi/ Apendi/ Afendi Kozhanasyr Anecdotes (RL)

Backlog nomination(s)
  • 2012: Cultural space of Nij (RL)

  • 2012: Cultural space of Qirmizi Qasaba (RL)


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Law on Legal Protection of the Azerbaijan Folk Expressions


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Law on Copyright and related Fields

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