GOOD PRACTICES OF THE TRENČÍN REGION
FUJARA TROMBITA (TRADITIONAL SHEPHERD‘S PIPE)
THE PÚCHOV VALLEY
Fujara trombita (traditional shepherd´s pipe) is a specific wind musical instrument, deeply rooted with shepherds’ traditions of less settled mountain regions of Slovakia. Thanks to its exceptional sound, this pipe was used as an archaic communication facility, even on longer distances in the past. Due to its length (from 2 up to 5 meters) it is an impressive objects of the shepherds’ culture.
The tradition of trombita players is still living particularly in the Púchov valley, where trombita and its cultural heritage presents an important part of social and cultural life of this region and know-how of its production and is systematically played and developed there. Thanks to a vivid contact with the present, the trombita was inscribed on the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Slovakia in 2017.
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