Facts & Figures
51.80394 latitude and 9.111226 longitude
UNESCO World Heritage
Since April 2018 it has been certain that the wicker hedges will be entered in the state inventory. The written application from Heimatverein Nieheim was successful. After a thorough examination with the criteria for the recognition of cultural forms of expression based on the UNESCO Convention, the technique of the wattle hedge was recommended for inclusion. On Thursday, October 25, 2018, the award event and handover of the certificates for the new inclusions in the inventory of the intangible cultural heritage of North Rhine-Westphalia took place in the House of Foundations in Düsseldorf. On Friday, December 11th, 2018, the technique of tying the wattle hedges was also included in the nationwide register of intangible cultural heritage.