MALLORCA will host a major international conference on traditional dry-stone building ahead of a UNESCO World Heritage bid.

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Experts in the technique will gather in Palma for the workshop from October 26-29.

A joint bid by European countries, including Spain, has been launched to have the technique recognised.

Dry-stone building has continued in Mallorca into the 21st century, with a Wallers School teaching new generations of craftsmen the ancient building skill.

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