Nuad Thai massage included in UNESCO heritage list

Thailand’s famous 2000-year-old massage, Nuad Thai was added to UNESCO’s (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) prestigious heritage list. Nuad Thai is an intense form of massage in which the body is pulled and rotated well with the help of the thumb, elbow, knees and feet. Thai massage originated in India and brought it to Thailand about 2,500 years ago by doctors and monks who carried its secrets for generations.

Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS SO 2019:

  • UNESCO formation: 4 November 1946.
  • UNESCO headquarters: Paris, France.
  • UNESCO Director-General: Audrey Azoulay.

Source: The Economic Times

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