Kodály method has been added to UNESCO

Hungarian composer Zoltán Kodálys music education method added UNESCO world heritage list

Speaking to Hungarian news agency MTI, Hungary’s Human Resources Minister, Zoltán Balog, has announced that Hungarian composer and educator Zoltán Kodály’s method for learning and preserving folk culture has made it onto UNESCO’s World Heritage List following the association’s meeting in Addis Ababa. The Kodály method, which stresses the idea that the preservation of musical heritage should start at an early age, was chosen as an Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Through this recognition, the Kodály method has been added to the list of best practices for preservation of culture, a register that UNESCO reserves for those models of teaching are worthy of use on an international scale, and that provide a good example for countries throughout the world.

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