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Traditional agricultural practice of the community of Pantelleria

34m ago
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UNESCO: Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity - 2014 URL: http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/RL/00720 Description: The traditional practice of cultivating head-trained bush vines is transmitted through generations of vine growers and farmers of Pantelleria. The technique consists of several phases, from preparing the ground, planting the vine, pruning the stem and finally harvesting grapes The knowledge and skills of bearers and practitioners are handed down in families through oral and practical instruction in the local dialect. In addition, rituals and festivals organized between July and September allow the local community to share this social practice. Country(ies): Italy © IRVOS, 2013 Duration: 00:08:39 - Support: - (0072000028)