At the conference to decide the registration to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage held in Morocco, North Africa, the folk dance "Furyu Odori", which is danced to the accompaniment such as Bon Odori proposed by Japan, will be held as early as the night of the 30th Japan time. is expected to be registered.

The intergovernmental committee of the UNESCO = United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, which protects traditional culture and performing arts around the world, started on the 28th of this month in Rabat, the capital of Morocco, and 46 proposals from each country for registration as an intangible cultural heritage. deliberations are underway.

From Japan, a folk performing art called "Furyu Odori" is proposed, in which people dance to the accompaniment of music such as Bon Odori, which has been handed down in various places.

"Furyu Odori" consists of 41 events, including Kanagawa's traditional event "Chakkirako", which was registered as an intangible cultural heritage in 2009, and 40 events from 24 prefectures.

On the 1st of this month, UNESCO's evaluation agency recommended that "Furyu Odori" be registered as an intangible cultural heritage, and the committee began deliberations on the evening of the 30th Japan time, and registration could be completed as early as the night of the 30th. It is expected to be officially decided.

From Japan, a total of 22 items such as "Japanese food" and "Washi" have been registered as intangible cultural heritage so far.