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In 2005, Fujara was added to the UNESCO list of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Fujara, also called “the queen of pipes”, is the most typical Slovak musical instrument, and is unique to Slovakia. It used to be a typical instrument of shepherds and is an overtone fipple flute.  that can be up to 1.8m long and is usually made from elder tree. Fujaras were decorated by ornaments or figural decorations and have a soothing, meditational tone.
Fujara / © Slovak Tourist BoardFujara / Source: Slovak Tourist Board / Europhoto Fujara / Source: Slovak Tourist Board / Asseco Slovakia

 

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