Newest list of hungaricums has arrived

The first official list of hungaricums has been adopted. The Hungaricum Committee in the first session of the year (held in the National Academy) has made a compilation of the national treasures the ranked as hungaricums.

The Hungaricum Committee has begun its enacted vocational work in 18th October, 2012. Their task (among others) to collect the Hungarian Treasures and to create the Compilation of Hungaricums. The Committee in its first session validated the account, which reviews without considering the national treasures ranked as hungaricums.

Hungaricum from the list of practices preserves intangible cultural heritage:

Dance house, as the Hungarian model, that inheritance cultural heritage.

Hungaricums those are on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity:

busoThe busójárás in Mohács. Masked habit to chase the winter away.

solymaszatThe falconry, as living human heritage.

A The matyó folk art – the fancy work of a traditional community.

Hungaricums from the world heritages

Hungarian places, those are on the UNESCO world heritage list:

magyar-helyekBudapest – the sides of the Danube, the Castle district of Buda and the Andrássy street
The old village of Hollókő and its environment
The caves of the Aggtelek karst and the Slovakian karst
The thousand years old Benedictine Abbey in Pannonhalma and its natural environment
Hortobágy – the Puszta

pecs-okereszteny-temetoThe Paleochristian cemetery of Pécs (Sopianae)

ferto-toThe cultural environment of Fertő/Neusiedlersee

A The historical wine region of Tokaj and its environment

But what does the hungaricum means?


Referencing to the law, the hungaricum is a collective notion that has a standard predicament, rating and registry, that signs those treasures, which has an attribute, unique, specialty and quality, which makes them the high of the Hungarians.

(More information : MTI, Wikipédia)