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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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 – Pakistan – Tajikistan – Turkey – Turkmenistan – Uzbekistan
Traditional craftsmanship of Çini-makingTurkey

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ebru, Turkish art of marblingTurkey

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Turkish coffee culture and traditionTurkey

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mesir Macunu festivalTurkey

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ceremonial Keşkek traditionTurkey

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kırkpınar oil wrestling festivalTurkey
Semah, Alevi-Bektaşi ritualTurkey
Traditional Sohbet meetingsTurkey

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Âşıklık (minstrelsy) traditionTurkey
KaragözTurkey

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Arts of the Meddah, public storytellersTurkey
Mevlevi Sema ceremonyTurkey
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