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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Results : 13 elements corresponding to 12 countries

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2018

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Yalli (Kochari, Tenzere), traditional group dances of NakhchivanAzerbaijan

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Heritage of Dede Qorqud/Korkyt Ata/Dede Korkut, epic culture, folk tales and musicAzerbaijan – Kazakhstan – Turkey

2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of crafting and playing with Kamantcheh/Kamancha, a bowed string musical instrumentAzerbaijan – Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Dolma making and sharing tradition, a marker of cultural identityAzerbaijan

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, YufkaAzerbaijan – Iran (Islamic Republic of) – Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan – Turkey
Nawrouz, Novruz, Nowrouz, Nowrouz, Nawrouz, Nauryz, Nooruz, Nowruz, Navruz, Nevruz, Nowruz, NavruzAfghanistan – Azerbaijan – India – Iran (Islamic Republic of) – Iraq – Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan – Uzbekistan – Pakistan – Tajikistan – Turkmenistan – Turkey

2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Copper craftsmanship of LahijAzerbaijan

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional art and symbolism of Kelaghayi, making and wearing women’s silk headscarvesAzerbaijan

2013

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Chovqan, a traditional Karabakh horse-riding game in the Republic of AzerbaijanAzerbaijan

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Craftsmanship and performance art of the Tar, a long-necked string musical instrumentAzerbaijan

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional art of Azerbaijani carpet weaving in the Republic of AzerbaijanAzerbaijan

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of Azerbaijani AshiqAzerbaijan

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Azerbaijani MughamAzerbaijan
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