'Washoku' to become UNESCO intangible cultural heritage
Jiji Press -- Oct 23
"Washoku," or traditional Japanese cuisine, is now likely to be inscribed on UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage.

A UNESCO body that screens cultural asset candidates has recommended that "Washoku, traditional dietary cultures of the Japanese" be registered as an intangible cultural heritage, Japan's Cultural Affairs Agency said Tuesday.

An intergovernmental panel is seen making a final decision on the listing of the Japanese food cultures at a meeting in Azerbaijan in early December.

日本の伝統的な「和食」をユネスコの補助機関が無形文化遺産のリストに載せるよう勧告­しました。
Source: Jiji Press
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