Initiatives for the Preservation and
Communication of Intangible World Heritage
Holistic, or so-called traditional worldviews are characterized in particular by
how the material, everyday realm and the immaterial, spiritual realm are expe-
rienced as inseparably intertwined, as two dimensions of one reality. In this
sense, a dance performance – since it has its roots in both worlds – embodies a
special type of medium, which allows these two dimensions to communicate (cf.
The task of