Browse the Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the Register of good safeguarding practices








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 below, you can discover the nominations, photos and videos, together with Committee decisions and evidence of community consent.


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2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Sbuâ, annual pilgrimage to the zawiya of Sidi El Hadj Belkacem in GouraraAlgeria

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ritual and ceremonies of Sebeïba in the oasis of Djanet, AlgeriaAlgeria

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Annual pilgrimage to the mausoleum of Sidi ‘Abd el-Qader Ben Mohammed (Sidi Cheikh)Algeria
Practices and knowledge linked to the Imzad of the Tuareg communities of Algeria, Mali and NigerAlgeria – Mali – Niger

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Rites and craftsmanship associated with the wedding costume tradition of TlemcenAlgeria

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ahellil of GouraraAlgeria
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