The International Timber Raftsmen Association is a supranational association, that follow the common principles of peace, freedom and equality without any geographical, racial, ethnic, religious or political differences. It is formed by all those timber floating associations, that are willing to share them.
At the end of March 2021, the joint proposal of Austria, Czechia, Germany, Latvia, Poland and Spain was submitted to UNESCO in Paris to nominate timber rafting as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
In the middle of July 2021, the UNESCO Commission has informed that the multinational nomination file ‘Timber rafting’ submitted by Austria, Czechia, Germany, Latvia, Poland and Spain on 29 March 2021 will be considered for possible inscription in 2022 on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
United in Spirit
Our goal is to preserve the ecosystems
of natural waters, lakes, rivers and even of forests.