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Paris rooftop workers bid for UNESCO recognition of 'disappearing art'

FRANCE24, 23 Feb 2021
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The zinc #rooftops of #Paris are an instantly recognisable feature of the French capital and now, the army of artisans tasked with installing and maintaining them are bidding to have their work recognised by #UNESCO as an intangible cultural treasure. But, say the workers, their craft is disappearing, with not enough young people taking up what is often seen as a humble profession.

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