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The Committee meets annually to evaluate nominations proposed by States Parties to the 2003 Convention and decide whether or not to inscribe those cultural practices and expressions of intangible heritage on the Convention’s Lists.

By clicking on the inscribed elements listed below, you can discover the nominations, photos and videos, together with Committee decisions and evidence of community consent.

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Results : 17 elements corresponding to 30 countries

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2021

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Falconry, a living human heritageUnited Arab Emirates – Austria – Belgium – Croatia – Czechia – France – Germany – Hungary – Ireland – Italy – Kazakhstan – Republic of Korea – Kyrgyzstan – Mongolia – Morocco – Netherlands – Pakistan – Poland – Portugal – Qatar – Saudi Arabia – Slovakia – Spain – Syrian Arab Republic

2020

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Wine HorsesSpain

2019

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Artisanal talavera of Puebla and Tlaxcala (Mexico) and ceramics of Talavera de la Reina and El Puente del Arzobispo (Spain) making processMexico – Spain

2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of dry stone walling, knowledge and techniquesCroatia – Cyprus – France – Greece – Italy – Slovenia – Spain – Switzerland
Tamboradas drum-playing ritualsSpain

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Valencia Fallas festivitySpain

2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Summer solstice fire festivals in the PyreneesAndorra – Spain – France

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mediterranean dietCyprus – Croatia – Spain – Greece – Italy – Morocco – Portugal

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Fiesta of the patios in CordovaSpain

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Festivity of ‘la Mare de Déu de la Salut’ of AlgemesíSpain

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Chant of the Sybil on MajorcaSpain
FlamencoSpain
Human towersSpain

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Irrigators’ tribunals of the Spanish Mediterranean coast: the Council of Wise Men of the plain of Murcia and the Water Tribunal of the plain of ValenciaSpain
Whistled language of the island of La Gomera (Canary Islands), the Silbo GomeroSpain

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mystery play of ElcheSpain
Patum of BergaSpain
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