Mobile beekeeping

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Below you can find a short description of an element listed in the Slovene Register of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

Photo: M. Špiček, 2017

Mobile beekeeping involves transporting bees and hives to make best use of available forage. It requires a knowledge of beekeeping and transporting bees, of plants suitable for honey production and of the relevant legislation; it also demands that the beekeeper carefully monitors weather conditions. 

The bearer of the element of the intangible cultural heritage is The Slovenian Beekeepers' Association

Nomination Beekeeping in Slovenia, a way of life, was on the 1. December 2022 listed on the UNESCO Representative List of intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity