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Unesco removes 'racist' Belgian carnival from heritage list


Unesco removes 'racist' Belgian carnival from heritage list

  


The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) removed 'Racist' the Belgian carnival from the heritage list.

It was removed over the recurring repetition of racist and antisemitic representations as the carnival mocks Jews.

Racist:


The carnival is celebrated in the Belgian city of Aalst every year. It was initially added to UNESCO's list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity in 2010.

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