Head of Information Division Embassy in Moscow M Aji Surya were present at the hearing, said Bali Subak had fought for 12 years and has been delayed several times its endorsement. At the trial this time does not seem to oppose efforts Subak a world heritage.
Deputy Minister of Education and Culture, Windu Nuryanti, said he was happy Subak irrigation system of the Balinese people have been designated as world cultural heritage (World Heritage). Regent of Badung and Gianyar who attended the event seemed happy and clapping along with a thousand trial participants including Ambassador to Russia Djauhari Oratmangun.
Windu to thank all countries that support. “This is a very historic event,” he said.
According Windu, Subak culture is considered to have Outstanding Universal Values. So it has tremendous cultural value, which can still be shown the evidence as a culture of life, followed by indigenous people in Bali. Subak is a system of life that is still followed by the community.
Subak assessed to create the social glue in Balinese society. Previously, some types of Indonesia’s cultural heritage has been recognized by UNESCO, including batik, keris, Prambanan Temple, also a musical instrument angklung and Karinding.
Subak determination coincides with 40 years of the World Heritage Convention. Convention which began in 1972 is an international treaty to preserve the cultural and natural heritage that spread across the world.
This pact is different from other international agreements. Because it recognizes the existence of human interaction with nature and how to balance the two. For a special celebration this year, celebrating the World Heritage Convention for sustainable development and the role of local communities