Malaysia Among 4 Nations To Nominate Kebaya As A UNESCO Cultural Heritage

Malaysia Among 4 Nations To Nominate Kebaya As A UNESCO Cultural Heritage

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Malaysia will be nominating the kebaya as a United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Intangible Cultural Heritage with Brunei, Singapore, and Thailand in 2023

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture (MOTAC) confirmed that all the countries have agreed to cooperate in the multinational effort, as kebaya is a common legacy in Southeast Asian countries.

"Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, and Thailand have agreed to jointly nominate the kebaya because it represents and celebrates the richness of the common heritage and promotes cross-cultural understanding," MOTAC said in a statement yesterday, 23 November.

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