The UNESCO congress takes place in Addis Ababa, between 28 November and 2 December. Experts will discuss 37 candidates for the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
The 3 communities in Belgium (French, Flemish and German) filed an application in April 2014 to have the beer culture added. Belgium has almost 1,500 different beers and has the widest choice in authentic and local special beers. The application received a positive advice from the committee, after which it was referred to a shortlist.