Examination of nominations for inscription in 2017 on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (item 10.b on the agenda)

Below are the nominations to be examined by the Committee for possible inscription in 2017 on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, in accordance with the procedures established in the Operational Directives for the implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Each nomination includes (i) a nomination form ICH-02, (ii) evidence of consent from the communities concerned, (iii) ten photos and (iv) a short video.

The recommendations of the Subsidiary Body for the inscription on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity will be available in document ITH/17/12.COM/11.b.

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The designations employed and the presentation in the texts and documents submitted by States Parties do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of UNESCO concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

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Algeria

EN: Knowledge and know-how related to the distillation of rose water and bitter orange water by the city-dwellers of Constantine, called Teqtar

FR: Les savoirs et savoir-faire liés à la distillation de l'eau de rose et de l'eau de fleur de bigaradier par les citadines de Constantine, dit Teqtar

Representative List

File reference: 1192

Note: withdrawn by the State Party on 17 November 2017

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:French

31 Mar 2015
ICH inventory:French

31 Mar 2015
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Teqtar, un rite citadin constantinois’ (09:47):French

31 Mar 2015
11.b.2 
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Armenia

EN: Kochari, traditional group dance

FR: Le kochari, danse collective traditionnelle

Representative List

File reference: 1295

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:Armenian/English

31 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:Armenian/English

31 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Kochari, traditional group dance’ (09:31):English

12 Apr 2016
11.b.3 
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Azerbaijan

EN: Dolma making and sharing tradition, a marker of cultural identity

FR: La tradition de la préparation et du partage du dolma, marqueur d'identité culturelle

Representative List

File reference: 1188

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

30 Sep 2016
Consent of communities:Azerbaijani/English

30 Sep 2016
ICH inventory:Azerbaijani/English

30 Sep 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Dolma making and sharing tradition’ (07:13):English

30 Sep 2016
11.b.4 
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Bangladesh

EN: Traditional art of Shital Pati weaving of Sylhet

FR: L’art traditionnel du tissage de shital pati de Sylhet

Representative List

File reference: 1112

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

30 Sep 2016
Consent of communities:English/Bangla

31 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:English

 
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘The Shital Pati Tradition’ (11:49):English

 3 Apr 2014
11.b.5 
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Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

EN: Ritual journeys in La Paz during Alasita

FR: Les parcours rituels dans la ville de La Paz pendant l'Alasita

Representative List

File reference: 1182

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

30 Sep 2016
Consent of communities:Spanish/English/French

30 Sep 2016
ICH inventory:Spanish/French

30 Sep 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘La alasita y sus itinerarios rituales en la ciudad de La Paz’ (09:59):French|Spanish

 1 Apr 2015
11.b.6 
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Bosnia and Herzegovina

EN: Konjic woodcarving

FR: La sculpture sur bois à Konjic

Representative List

File reference: 1288

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:Bosnian/English

31 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:Bosnian/English

31 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Drawing a soul in texture of wood (Crtanje duše u teksturi drveta)’ (10:20):Bosnian (subtitles in English)

 1 Apr 2016
11.b.7 
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Bulgaria - The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Republic of Moldova - Romania

EN: Cultural practices associated to the 1st of March

FR: Les pratiques culturelles associées au 1er Mars

Representative List

File reference: 1287

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities - Bulgaria:Bulgarian/English

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities - The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia:Macedonian/English

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities - Republic of Moldova:Romanian/English

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities - Romania:Romanian/English

31 Mar 2016
ICH inventory - Bulgaria:Bulgarian/English

31 Mar 2016
ICH inventory - Republic of Moldova:Romanian/English

31 Mar 2016
ICH inventory - Romania:Romanian/English

31 Mar 2016
ICH inventory - The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia:Macedonian/English

26 Aug 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Cultural practices associated to the 1st of March’ (09:57):English

31 Mar 2016
11.b.8 
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Côte d'Ivoire

EN: Zaouli, popular music and dance of the Guro communities in Côte d’Ivoire

FR: Le Zaouli, musique et danse populaires des communautés gouro de Côte d'Ivoire

Representative List

File reference: 1255

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

29 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:French

29 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:French

29 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Zaouli’ (09:25):French

29 Mar 2016
11.b.9 
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Cuba

EN: Punto

FR: Le punto

Representative List

File reference: 1297

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:Spanish/English

28 Sep 2016
ICH inventory:Spanish/English

31 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘El Punto’ (09:24):Spanish (subtitles in English)

10 Oct 2016
11.b.10 
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Germany

EN: Organ craftsmanship and music

FR: La fabrication des orgues et leur musique

Representative List

File reference: 1277

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

30 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:German/English

30 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:German/English

30 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Organ craftsmanship and music’ (09:59):German (subtitles in English)

30 Mar 2016
11.b.11 
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Greece

EN: Rebetiko

FR: Le rebétiko

Representative List

File reference: 1291

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:Greek/English

21 Sep 2016
ICH inventory:Greek/English

31 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Rebetiko’ (10:49):Greek (subtitles in English)

19 Apr 2016
11.b.12 
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India

EN: Kumbh Mela

FR: La Kumbh Mela

Representative List

File reference: 1258

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

30 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:English

 5 Jul 2016
ICH inventory:English

30 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Kumbh Mela’ (09:55):English

30 Mar 2016
11.b.13 
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Indonesia

EN: Pinisi, art of boatbuilding in South Sulawesi

FR: Le pinisi, art de la construction navale en Sulawesi du sud

Representative List

File reference: 1197

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:English/Indonesian

31 Mar 2015
Consent of communities - filmed:English

28 Sep 2016
ICH inventory:English/Indonesian

31 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Pinisi, the art of boatbuilding of the people of South Sulawesi’ (10:00):English

31 Mar 2016
11.b.14 
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Iran (Islamic Republic of)

EN: Chogān, a horse-riding game accompanied by music and storytelling

FR: Le chogan, jeu équestre accompagné de musique et de contes

Representative List

File reference: 1282

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities - 2 photos:expressions of consent

 1 Apr 2016
Consent of communities:English/Persan

21 Sep 2016
ICH inventory:English/Persan

31 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Chogān, a horse-riding game accompanied by music and storytelling’ (09:30):Persian (subtitles in English)

 1 Apr 2016
11.b.15 
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Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Azerbaijan

EN: Art of crafting and playing with Kamantcheh/Kamancha, a bowed string musical instrument

FR: L’art de fabriquer et de jouer du kamantcheh/kamanche, instrument de musique à cordes frottées

Representative List

File reference: 1286

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities - Iran:English/Persian

30 Sep 2016
Consent of communities - Azerbaijan:English/Azerbaijani

30 Sep 2016
ICH inventory - Iran:English/Persian

30 Sep 2016
ICH inventory - Azerbaijan:English/Azerbaijani

30 Sep 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Art of crafting and playing with Kamantcheh/Kamancha, a bowed string musical instrument’ (12:00):English

30 Sep 2016
11.b.16 
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Ireland

EN: Uilleann piping

FR: L'uilleann piping

Representative List

File reference: 1264

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

30 Sep 2016
Consent of communities:Irish/English

15 Sep 2016
ICH inventory:English

24 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Uillean Piping’ (09:58):English

24 Mar 2016
11.b.17 
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Italy

EN: Art of Neapolitan ‘Pizzaiuolo’

FR: L'art du pizzaiolo napolitain

Representative List

File reference: 722

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

30 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:Italian/English

31 Mar 2015
ICH inventory:Italian/English

31 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Naples Pizzaiuoli’ (09:25):English

30 Sep 2016
Correspondence concerning the nomination
Reaction on a file:English

21 Mar 2016
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Kazakhstan

EN: Kazakh traditional Assyk games

FR: Les jeux traditionnels d’assyks kazakhs

Representative List

File reference: 1086

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

30 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:English/Kazakh

30 Mar 2016
Consent of communities - video:Kazakh

14 Apr 2014
ICH inventory:English/Kazakh

30 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Kazakh traditional Assyk games’ (05:55):English

30 Mar 2016
11.b.19 
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Kyrgyzstan

EN: Kok boru, traditional horse game

FR: Le kok-boru, jeu équestre traditionnel

Representative List

File reference: 1294

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:English/Kyrgyz

31 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:English/Kyrgyz

30 Sep 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Kok-boru, Kyrgyz traditional horse game’ (09:57):English

 6 Apr 2016
11.b.20 
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Lao People's Democratic Republic

EN: Khaen music of the Lao people

FR: La musique du khène du peuple lao

Representative List

File reference: 1296

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:French/Lao

25 Apr 2016
ICH inventory:French/Lao

27 Sep 2017
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Comment fabrique-t-on le khène? Procession traditionnelle du khène lao’ (09:56):Laothian (subtitles in English)

31 Mar 2016
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Malawi

EN: Nsima, culinary tradition of Malawi

FR: Le nsima, tradition culinaire du Malawi

Representative List

File reference: 1292

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

28 Sep 2016
Consent of communities:English/Chichewa

 4 May 2016
ICH inventory:English

28 Sep 2019
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Nsima, culinary tradition of Malawi’ (10:09):English

 5 Apr 2016
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Mauritius

EN: Sega tambour of Rodrigues Island

FR: Le séga tambour de Rodrigues

Representative List

File reference: 1257

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities - filmed consent:English/Mauritian Creole

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:Creole/English

25 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:English/Creole

25 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Sega tambour of Rodrigues’ (10:02):English|Mauritian Creole

25 Mar 2016
11.b.23 
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Netherlands

EN: Craft of the miller operating windmills and watermills

FR: Les savoir-faire du meunier liés à l’exploitation des moulins à vent et à eau

Representative List

File reference: 1265

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

29 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:Dutch/English

29 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:Dutch/English

29 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘The craft of the miller on wind- and watermills’ (10:00):Dutch (subtitles in English)

29 Mar 2016
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Panama

EN: Artisanal processes and plant fibers techniques for talcos, crinejas and pintas weaving of the pinta’o hat

FR: Les processus et techniques artisanaux des fibres végétales pour le tissage des talcos, crinejas et pintas du chapeau pinta’o

Representative List

File reference: 1272

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

30 Sep 2016
Consent of communities:Spanish/English

20 Sep 2016
ICH inventory:Spanish/English

20 Sep 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Artisan processes and methods of vegetable fibers for weaving talcos, crinejas and pintas of the pintao hat’ (10:16):English

29 Mar 2016
11.b.25 
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Peru

EN: Traditional system of Corongo's water judges

FR: Le système traditionnel des juges de l’eau de Corongo

Representative List

File reference: 1155

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

31 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:Spanish/English

19 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:Spanish/English

19 Mar 2015
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Traditional system of Corongo's water Judges’ (10:00):English|Spanish

19 Mar 2015
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Portugal

EN: Craftmanship of Estremoz clay figures

FR: L'artisanat des figurines en argile d'Estremoz

Representative List

File reference: 1279

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

27 Sep 2016
Consent of communities:Portuguese/English

30 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:Portuguese/English

23 Sep 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Craftsmanship of Estremoz clay figures’ (09:59):English|Portuguese

30 Mar 2016
11.b.27 
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Saudi Arabia

EN: Al-Qatt Al-Asiri, female traditional interior wall decoration in Asir, Saudi Arabia

FR: L’Al-Qatt Al-Asiri, décoration murale traditionnelle par les femmes de l’Asir (Arabie saoudite)

Representative List

File reference: 1261

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

25 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:English/Arabic

25 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:English/Arabic

22 Aug 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Al-Qatt Al-Asiri’ (08:45):English

25 Mar 2016
11.b.28 
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Serbia

EN: Kolo, traditional folk dance

FR: Le kolo, danse traditionnelle

Representative List

File reference: 1270

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

 1 Jul 2016
Consent of communities:Serbian/English

29 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:Serbian/English

29 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Kolo, traditional dance in Serbia’ (07:10):Serbian (subtitles in English)

29 Mar 2016
11.b.29 
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Slovakia

EN: Multipart singing of Horehronie

FR: Le chant à plusieurs voix de Horehronie

Representative List

File reference: 1266

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

25 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:Slovak/English

25 Mar 2016
Consent of communities - video:Slovak (subtitles in English)

25 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:Slovak/English

25 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Multipart singing of Horehronie’ (09:50):English

28 Sep 2016
11.b.30 
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Slovenia

EN: Door-to-door rounds of Kurenti

FR: La tournée de maison en maison des Kurenti

Representative List

File reference: 1278

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

30 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:Slovenian/English

30 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:Slovenian/English

30 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Door-to-door rounds of Kurenti’ (09:10):English

30 Mar 2016
11.b.31 
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Switzerland

EN: Basel Carnival

FR: Le carnaval de Bâle

Representative List

File reference: 1262

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

29 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:German/French

24 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:French/German

24 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘The Basel Carnival’ (09:59):Swiss German: subtitles in French - subtitles in English

24 Mar 2016
11.b.32 
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Tajikistan

EN: Falak

FR: Le falak

Representative List

File reference: 1193

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

14 Nov 2016
Consent of communities:Tajik/English

 1 Apr 2015
ICH inventory:Tajik/English

 1 Apr 2015
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Falak’ (10:31):English

 1 Apr 2015
11.b.33 
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The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Turkey

EN: Spring celebration, Hıdrellez

FR: L'Hıdrellez, fête du printemps

Representative List

File reference: 1284

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

30 Mar 2016
Consent of communities - The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia:Macedonian/English

30 Mar 2016
Consent of communities - Turkey:Turkish/English

29 Mar 2016
ICH inventory - The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia:Macedonian/English

30 Mar 2016
ICH inventory - Turkey:Turkish/English

30 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Spring celebration, Hıdrellez’ (08:08):English

30 Mar 2016
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Turkmenistan

EN: Kushtdepdi rite of singing and dancing

FR: Le rite chanté et dansé de Kushtdepdi

Representative List

File reference: 1259

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

29 Mar 2016
Consent of communities:English/Turkmen

29 Mar 2016
ICH inventory:English/Turkmen

29 Mar 2016
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Kushtdepdi rite of singing and dancing’ (08:20):English

29 Aug 2016
11.b.35 
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Viet Nam

EN: The art of Bài Chòi in Central Viet Nam

FR: Le bài chòi, art traditionnel du Centre du Viet Nam

Representative List

File reference: 1222

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French

29 Sep 2016
Consent of communities:English/Vietnamese

30 Mar 2015
ICH inventory:English/Vienamese

20 Apr 2015
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Bài chòi in central Viet Nam’ (09:59):English

20 Apr 2015
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