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UNESCO's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage

For our Geo Quiz today we're searching for some intangible cultural heritage.
That's how the United Nations cultural body UNESCO refers to traditions around the world worth protecting.
These range from Mongolian calligraphy to Armenia's water festival to Sumatra's Dance of a Thousand Hands.

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We turn to Frank Proschan, of UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage Section. He's in Bali Indonesia along with other UNESCO delegates to update the world's List of intangible Cultural Heritage.
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Fado is the music of Portugal and the center of the scene is the capital — Lisbon.
And Lisbon is the answer to our Geo Quiz.

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