Italy presents truffle culture as UNESCO candidate

Perdonanza Celestiniana ritual also bidding for place

(ANSA) - Rome, March 27 - Italy's UNESCO Committee has voted unanimously to present the Perdonanza Celestiniana, a religious ritual celebrated in L'Aquila, and truffle culture as candidates to be put onto UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage List, ANSA sources said on Monday. The quake-hit central Italian town of Norcia is the promoter of the bid, the sources said.
   

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