Category: Elements inscribed on the National Inventory of ICH

The Tranos Choros in Vlasti (Kozani)

The Tranos Choros (Grand / Magnificent Dance) is a traditional dance event based on the dual elements of «song – dance» (a capella vocals and dance), without the accompaniment of musical instruments. It bears a ritual character, passed on from one generation to the next. The term Tranos denotes the universal participation of the local […]

Τhe cultivation of black currant (Korinthian) in Western Peloponnese | 2018

The globally unique black Korinthian currant is being produced in the Peloponnese and in the Ionian islands. Its cultivation not only shapes  the life of raisin productive communities for centuries, but also the cultural image of the regions in which it is produced. The cultivation of the Korinthian currant is conveyed from one generation to the next […]

Ethnobotanical knowledge and practices in Crete | 2018

The element of intangible cultural heritage: “Ethnobotanical knowledge and practices in Crete” includes: i) practices of recognition, selection, picking, treatment, sustenance, preparation and consumption of the wild edible Cretan vegetation (grasses), which constitute a main element of the culinary cultural heritage of Crete, and ii) the social and customary characteristics that are linked to these […]

The vine-culture and wine-making heritage of Santorini (Thira- Thirasia) | 2018

The vine-culture and wine-making heritage has been on the spotlight of Santorini’s cultural identity. Its vineyard, innate element of its scenery, is one of the most interesting in the world, since it is unsullied of grape phylloxera, self rooted, with age-old varieties. The particular manner of pruning, the quality of the ground, the unique microclimate […]