Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage
Cultural heritage refers to artifacts (paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures) historical monuments and buildings as well as archaeological sites. However ,photographs, documents, books ,manuscripts and instruments are also part of tangible cultural Heritage. Whatever identifies communities is considered to be cultural heritage. In that sense the natural environment is part of it.
Intangible cultural heritage includes traditions, music, dances ,carnivals coral history and any knowledge transferred from generation to generation within a community.
Knowing what a nation’s culture consists of we become aware of its civilization and mutual respect is built.