Khokhloma and gzhel may enter World Heritage List

Khokhloma and gzhel may enter World Heritage List

It has been proposed to include Russian crafts on UNESCO’s World Heritage list, the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, Viktor Yevtukhov, said.

The Russian Ministry of Industry together with the Ministry of Culture and industry organizations will prepare the corresponding proposal for 2016. Khokhloma, gzhel, Dymkovo toys and silver from Veliky Ustyug may enter the World Heritage List, Lenta.ru reports.

Armenian lavash and the Azerbaijani traditional headdress the kelagai were put on UNESCO’s World Heritage list in November 2014.

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