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Second on the UNESCO intangible heritage list is the Music of Terchová – the “heavenly” archaic folk music characteristic of Terchová and neighbouring villages, typified by multi-voice singing. The Music of Terchova is closely connected with dancing, hence its temperamental music style. We don’t know the exact origins of this folklore, because naturally it has passed from one generation to the next only in spoken form. It was included in the UNESCO list in 2013.
Slovakia is noted for its many different kinds and varieties of folk craft, lace and embroidery. Surprisingly for a small country each region, and sometimes even each village, has created its own decorations, lace, embroidery and traditional folk costumes. The houses decoration in the village Cicmany, inspired by rich traditions of local embroidery that were freehand painted by the inhabitants. In Olympic games were inspiration for the official kits worn by the Slovak teams.