The 350-year tradition of musical instrument making in Markneukirchen has been awarded Intangible Cultural Heritage in Germany by UNESCO.
The German directory of intangible cultural heritage is recognizing relevant German tradition and craftsmanship. The musical instrument making in and around Markneukirchen makes an important contribution for the conservation of the heritage of Germany as a cultural nation.
The centuries old tradition of craftmanship and skills related to music instrument making in the region is an outstanding example of how skills are preserved in the community and foster innovation by building on this centuries old knowledge.
We feel proud for Markneukirchen as well as all companies and institutions within the music community.
Learn more on the UNESCO.de website.