New item added to national, local ICH list

November 19, 2022

The National Authority for the Protection of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture newly inscribed the culture related to Phungsan, the national dog of the DPRK, on the list of national intangible cultural heritage.

The new item is comprised of the process of raising and taming Phungsan dog, the custom of using the dog for hunting and works of art in various forms including novel, movie and art object on the theme of the animal.


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