Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 768. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 2020-04-15 16:26:59+00:00 From: Andreas Lange
Subject: Digital culture accepted first time as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity Dear all, for all of you, who are interested in the cultural recognition of programming culture, this recent decision of the Finnish UNESCO surely represents a milestone: As announced at April 9th, 2020 the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture listed the Demoscene on proposals from the National Board of Antiquities and the Intangible Cultural Heritage Expert Group as national cultural heritage of humanity. And that is only the start. Since the Demoscene is an international culture, similar applications has been initiated or already submitted in other countries. Further reading: https://efgamp.eu/2020/04/15/digital-culture-accepted-first-time-as-unesco- intangible-cultural-heritage-of-humanity In spite the umbrella campaign 'Art of Coding' was launched before COVID19 it is shedding additional attention on this groundbreaking decision in Finland. Andreas -- Andreas Lange - COO - EFGAMP e.V. (European Federation of Game Archives, Museums and Preservation Projects) Spittastr. 13, 10317 Berlin, Germany registered as non-profit under VR 32659 B www.efgamp.eu Twitter: @A_Lange_Berlin _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: email@example.com List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/ Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php
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