“’To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding’: This translation from the Proverbs of Solomon was the first sentence written in the Armenian alphabet.

The art of Armenian writing and its cultural expressions have been added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, the Armenian National Commission for UNESCO reported.

“The art of Armenian writing has been inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity,” it was reported.

Armenia has been a member of UNESCO since 1992. For the first time it has submitted its candidacy to the UNESCO Executive Board for 2021-2025.