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Greece’s Dry Stone Walling Art Included on UNESCO’s Heritage List

The art of dry stone walling, known as “xerolithia”, has been included on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list, joining the rebetiko or Greek blues genre, the centuries-old custom of the “Momoeria” held annually in the Kozani region, the Mediterranean Diet, the traditional harvesting and produce of mastic (masticha Chiou) on the island of Chios, and the marble mastery of Tinos.

The decision was announced last week during the 13th session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental...