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Flamenco dancer Teresa Manzano performs in the renowned Torres Bermejas Tablao Restaurant in Madrid, Spain on Nov. 15.

Photo: Victor R. Caivano/AP

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Flamenco protection

Flamenco dancer Teresa Manzano performs on Nov. 15 in the renowned Torres Bermejas Tablao Restaurant in Madrid, Spain.

The well-known and revered dance, along with the Mediterranean diet and Chinese acupuncture, was acknowledged as a cultural treasure worth preserving this week. It was subsequently granted protection by UNESCO's Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.