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‘Haenyeo’ Divers Likely to Become UNESCO Cultural Heritage

‘Haenyeo’ Divers Likely to Become UNESCO Cultural Heritage

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – The Cultural Heritage Administration said Monday that Haenyeo, women divers of Jeju Island, are likely to become a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. If the application is successful, Haenyeo will become Korea’s 19th cultural heritage recognized by UNESCO.  The Evaluation Body of UNESCO suggested the South Korean culture [...]