Indonesian Culture that has been Recognized by UNESCO
Indonesia is rich in cultural heritage of high historical value. The nation's cultural heritage is a national identity that became the pride of the nation and we must continue to preserve.
One of the nation's cultural heritage that is very distinctive and has received international recognition is batik. October 2, 2009, the United Nations specialized agency dealing with the problem of Education, Science of, and Culture, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) batik officially incorporated in the List Representative Heritage did not objects human Cultural.
Besides batik, there are many more of our cultural heritage that has been recognized by UNESCO. Noted, there are 13 Indonesian cultural heritage that has been recognized by UNESCO. Indonesia's cultural heritage is classified into three categories namely natural heritage, nature reserves or sites, and the work did not object.
Natural heritage, namely:
- Ujung Kulon National Park, Banten, which was recognized in 1991
- Komodo National Park, in East Nusa Tenggara, which recognized in 1991
- Lorentz National Park in Papua recognized in 1999
- Tropical forests of Sumatra which include Leuser Mountain National Park, which was recognized in 2004
- Kerinci Seblat Mountain National Park, which was recognized in 2004
Legacy of building a nature reserve
- Ancient Man Site Sangiran recorded by UNESCO in 2004
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- Puppet, which was recognized in 2003
- Kris, which was recognized in 2005
- Batik, which was recognized in 2009
- Angklung, which was recognized in 2010
- Tari Saman, which was recognized in 2011
- Subak in Bali, which was recognized in June 2012
It is fitting we are proud of all the wealth and potential of our nation .With all the potential and wealth, it is possible for Indonesia to become a great nation and forward, as long as the wealth of potential and could actually be used and managed properly.
Love of all the wealth and national identity also needs to be cultivated and maintained in order to remain sustainable, is not eroded by the culture and identity of other nations.[Source]