In Europe, Art and Politics Dangle on a String
U.S. News & World Report
Puppets are featured in animated feature films, exhibitions, television shows and even advertisements. So integral is the tradition of puppetry in the Czech Republic and neighboring Slovakia, where there is a long-shared history, that in early December UNESCO, the United Nations agency that promotes cultural, scientific and educational collaboration, added it to its list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The list includes yoga from India, the martial art called capoeira from Brazil and Cuba’s Rumba dance.
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