Beekeeping in Slovenia nominated for UNESCO Heritage Status

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The Government of the Republic of Slovenia confirmed the nomination the beekeeping tradition for inclusion in the UNESCO Heriatege Status.

Did you know there are around 90.000 beekeepers in Slovenia?

Slovenia is to nominate beekeeping for the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list, with the nomination being a reflection of the wealth of the country’s beekeeping tradition and is rooted in ecological, sustainable and social aspects of beekeeping, the government has announced.

The nomination proposal, titled Beekeeping in Slovenia, A Way of Life, highlights the prevalence of beekeeping skills and practices that have been handed down from generation to generation.