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 : 508 elements corresponding to 122 countries

Afghanistan1Albania1Algeria7Andorra1Argentina2Armenia5Austria6Azerbaijan13Bangladesh4Belarus2Belgium13Belize1Benin1Bhutan1Bolivia (Plurinational State of)6Bosnia and Herzegovina3Botswana2Brazil8Bulgaria7Burkina Faso1Burundi1Cambodia5Central African Republic1Chile2China40Colombia10Costa Rica1Côte d'Ivoire3Croatia17Cuba4Cyprus4Czechia6Democratic People’s Republic of Korea3Dominican Republic3Ecuador3Egypt3Estonia4Ethiopia3France17Gambia1Georgia4Germany4Greece6Guatemala3Guinea1Honduras1Hungary6India13Indonesia9Iran (Islamic Republic of)13Iraq3Ireland2Italy9Jamaica2Japan21Jordan2Kazakhstan10Kenya3Kyrgyzstan8Lao People's Democratic Republic1Latvia2Lebanon1Lithuania3Luxembourg1Madagascar1Malawi5Malaysia2Mali8Mauritania1Mauritius3Mexico10Mongolia14Morocco7Mozambique2Namibia1Netherlands1Nicaragua2Niger2Nigeria4North Macedonia5Norway1Oman8Pakistan3Palestine1Panama2Peru11Philippines3Poland1Portugal7Qatar3Republic of Korea20Republic of Moldova3Romania7Russian Federation2Saudi Arabia6Senegal2Serbia3Slovakia6Slovenia4Spain18Sri Lanka1Sweden1Switzerland4Syrian Arab Republic2Tajikistan4Thailand1Togo1Tonga1Tunisia1Turkey17Turkmenistan3Uganda6Ukraine2United Arab Emirates8Uruguay2Uzbekistan7Vanuatu1Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)6Viet Nam12Yemen1Zambia3Zimbabwe1

Afghanistan

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

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 – Turkey2016

Albania

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Albanian folk iso-polyphonyAlbania2008

Algeria

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Knowledge and skills of the water measurers of the foggaras or water bailiffs of Touat and TidikeltAlgeria2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ahellil of GouraraAlgeria2008
Annual pilgrimage to the mausoleum of Sidi ‘Abd el-Qader Ben Mohammed (Sidi Cheikh)Algeria2013
Practices and knowledge linked to the Imzad of the Tuareg communities of Algeria, Mali and NigerAlgeria – Mali – Niger2013
Rites and craftsmanship associated with the wedding costume tradition of TlemcenAlgeria2012
Ritual and ceremonies of Sebeïba in the oasis of Djanet, AlgeriaAlgeria2014
Sbuâ, annual pilgrimage to the zawiya of Sidi El Hadj Belkacem in GouraraAlgeria2015

Andorra

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Summer solstice fire festivals in the PyreneesAndorra – Spain – France2015

Argentina

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Filete porteño in Buenos Aires, a traditional painting techniqueArgentina2015
TangoArgentina – Uruguay2009

Armenia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Armenian cross-stones art. Symbolism and craftsmanship of KhachkarsArmenia2010
Duduk and its musicArmenia2008
Kochari, traditional group danceArmenia2017
Lavash, the preparation, meaning and appearance of traditional bread as an expression of culture in ArmeniaArmenia2014
Performance of the Armenian epic of 'Daredevils of Sassoun' or 'David of Sassoun'Armenia2012

Austria

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Avalanche risk managementSwitzerland – Austria2018
Blaudruck/Modrotisk/Kékfestés/Modrotlač, resist block printing and indigo dyeing in EuropeAustria – Czechia – Germany – Hungary – Slovakia2018
Classical horsemanship and the High School of the Spanish Riding School ViennaAustria2015
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Schemenlaufen, the carnival of Imst, AustriaAustria2012

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Regional Centres for Craftsmanship: a strategy for safeguarding the cultural heritage of traditional handicraftAustria2016

Azerbaijan

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Chovqan, a traditional Karabakh horse-riding game in the Republic of AzerbaijanAzerbaijan2013
Yalli (Kochari, Tenzere), traditional group dances of NakhchivanAzerbaijan2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of Azerbaijani AshiqAzerbaijan2009
Art of crafting and playing with Kamantcheh/Kamancha, a bowed string musical instrumentAzerbaijan – Iran (Islamic Republic of)2017
Azerbaijani MughamAzerbaijan2008
Copper craftsmanship of LahijAzerbaijan2015
Craftsmanship and performance art of the Tar, a long-necked string musical instrumentAzerbaijan2012
Dolma making and sharing tradition, a marker of cultural identityAzerbaijan2017
Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, YufkaAzerbaijan – Iran (Islamic Republic of) – Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan – Turkey2016
Heritage of Dede Qorqud/Korkyt Ata/Dede Korkut, epic culture, folk tales and musicAzerbaijan – Kazakhstan – Turkey2018
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 – Turkey2016
Traditional art and symbolism of Kelaghayi, making and wearing women’s silk headscarvesAzerbaijan2014
Traditional art of Azerbaijani carpet weaving in the Republic of AzerbaijanAzerbaijan2010

Bangladesh

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Baul songsBangladesh2008
Mangal Shobhajatra on Pahela BaishakhBangladesh2016
Traditional art of Jamdani weavingBangladesh2013
Traditional art of Shital Pati weaving of SylhetBangladesh2017

Belarus

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Rite of the Kalyady Tsars (Christmas Tsars)Belarus2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Celebration in honor of the Budslaŭ icon of Our Lady (Budslaŭ fest)Belarus2018

Belgium

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Aalst carnivalBelgium2010
Beer culture in BelgiumBelgium2016
Carnival of BincheBelgium2008
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Houtem Jaarmarkt, annual winter fair and livestock market at Sint-Lievens-HoutemBelgium2010
Krakelingen and Tonnekensbrand, end-of-winter bread and fire feast at GeraardsbergenBelgium2010
Leuven age set ritual repertoireBelgium2011
Marches of Entre-Sambre-et-MeuseBelgium2012
Procession of the Holy Blood in BrugesBelgium2009
Processional giants and dragons in Belgium and FranceBelgium – France2008
Shrimp fishing on horseback in OostduinkerkeBelgium2013

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Programme of cultivating ludodiversity: safeguarding traditional games in FlandersBelgium2011
Safeguarding the carillon culture: preservation, transmission, exchange and awareness-raisingBelgium2014

Belize

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Language, dance and music of the GarifunaBelize – Guatemala – Honduras – Nicaragua2008

Benin

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Oral heritage of GeledeBenin – Nigeria – Togo2008

Bhutan

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mask dance of the drums from DrametseBhutan2008

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Andean cosmovision of the KallawayaBolivia (Plurinational State of)2008
Carnival of OruroBolivia (Plurinational State of)2008
Ichapekene Piesta, the biggest festival of San Ignacio de Moxos Bolivia (Plurinational State of)2012
Pujllay and Ayarichi, music and dances of the Yampara cultureBolivia (Plurinational State of)2014
Ritual journeys in La Paz during AlasitaBolivia (Plurinational State of)2017

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Safeguarding intangible cultural heritage of Aymara communities in Bolivia, Chile and PeruBolivia (Plurinational State of) – Chile – Peru2009

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Konjic woodcarvingBosnia and Herzegovina2017
Picking of iva grass on Ozren mountainBosnia and Herzegovina2018
Zmijanje embroideryBosnia and Herzegovina2014

Botswana

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Dikopelo folk music of Bakgatla ba Kgafela in Kgatleng DistrictBotswana2017
Earthenware pottery-making skills in Botswana’s Kgatleng DistrictBotswana2012

Brazil

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Yaokwa, the Enawene Nawe people's ritual for the maintenance of social and cosmic orderBrazil2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Capoeira circleBrazil2014
Círio de Nazaré (The Taper of Our Lady of Nazareth) in the city of Belém, ParáBrazil2013
Frevo, performing arts of the Carnival of RecifeBrazil2012
Oral and graphic expressions of the WajapiBrazil2008
Samba de Roda of the Recôncavo of BahiaBrazil2008

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Call for projects of the National Programme of Intangible HeritageBrazil2011
Fandango's Living MuseumBrazil2011

Bulgaria

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Bistritsa Babi, archaic polyphony, dances and rituals from the Shoplouk regionBulgaria2008
Cultural practices associated to the 1st of MarchBulgaria – North Macedonia – Republic of Moldova – Romania2017
Nestinarstvo, messages from the past: the Panagyr of Saints Constantine and Helena in the village of BulgariBulgaria2009
Surova folk feast in Pernik regionBulgaria2015
The tradition of carpet-making in ChiprovtsiBulgaria2014

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Bulgarian Chitalishte (Community Cultural Centre): practical experience in safeguarding the vitality of the Intangible Cultural HeritageBulgaria2017
Festival of folklore in Koprivshtitsa: a system of practices for heritage presentation and transmissionBulgaria2016

Burkina Faso

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cultural practices and expressions linked to the balafon of the Senufo communities of Mali, Burkina Faso and Côte d'IvoireMali – Burkina Faso – Côte d'Ivoire2012

Burundi

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ritual dance of the royal drumBurundi2014

Cambodia

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Chapei Dang VengCambodia2016
Lkhon Khol Wat Svay AndetCambodia2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Royal ballet of CambodiaCambodia2008
Sbek Thom, Khmer shadow theatreCambodia2008
Tugging rituals and gamesCambodia – Philippines – Republic of Korea – Viet Nam2015

Central African Republic

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Polyphonic singing of the Aka Pygmies of Central AfricaCentral African Republic2008

Chile

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Baile ChinoChile2014

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Safeguarding intangible cultural heritage of Aymara communities in Bolivia, Chile and PeruBolivia (Plurinational State of) – Chile – Peru2009

China

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Hezhen Yimakan storytellingChina2011
MeshrepChina2010
Qiang New Year festivalChina2009
Traditional design and practices for building Chinese wooden arch bridgesChina2009
Traditional Li textile techniques: spinning, dyeing, weaving and embroideringChina2009
Watertight-bulkhead technology of Chinese junksChina2010
Wooden movable-type printing of ChinaChina2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Acupuncture and moxibustion of traditional Chinese medicineChina2010
Art of Chinese seal engravingChina2009
China engraved block printing techniqueChina2009
Chinese calligraphyChina2009
Chinese paper-cutChina2009
Chinese shadow puppetryChina2011
Chinese traditional architectural craftsmanship for timber-framed structuresChina2009
Chinese Zhusuan, knowledge and practices of mathematical calculation through the abacusChina2013
Craftsmanship of Nanjing Yunjin brocadeChina2009
Dragon Boat festivalChina2009
Farmers’ dance of China’s Korean ethnic groupChina2009
Gesar epic traditionChina2009
Grand song of the Dong ethnic groupChina2009
Guqin and its musicChina2008
Hua’erChina2009
Kun Qu operaChina2008
Lum medicinal bathing of Sowa Rigpa, knowledge and practices concerning life, health and illness prevention and treatment among the Tibetan people in ChinaChina2018
ManasChina2009
Mazu belief and customsChina2009
Mongolian art of singing, KhoomeiChina2009
NanyinChina2009
Peking operaChina2010
Regong artsChina2009
Sericulture and silk craftsmanship of ChinaChina2009
The Twenty-Four Solar Terms, knowledge in China of time and practices developed through observation of the sun’s annual motionChina2016
Tibetan operaChina2009
Traditional firing technology of Longquan celadonChina2009
Traditional handicrafts of making Xuan paperChina2009
Urtiin Duu, traditional folk long songChina – Mongolia2008
Uyghur Muqam of XinjiangChina2008
Xi’an wind and percussion ensembleChina2009
Yueju operaChina2009

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Strategy for training coming generations of Fujian puppetry practitioners China2012

Colombia

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Colombian-Venezuelan llano work songsColombia – Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)2017
Traditional Vallenato music of the Greater Magdalena regionColombia2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Carnaval de Negros y BlancosColombia2009
Carnival of BarranquillaColombia2008
Cultural space of Palenque de San BasilioColombia2008
Festival of Saint Francis of Assisi, QuibdóColombia2012
Holy Week processions in PopayánColombia2009
Marimba music, traditional chants and dances from the Colombia South Pacific region and Esmeraldas Province of EcuadorColombia – Ecuador2015
Traditional knowledge of the jaguar shamans of YuruparíColombia2011
Wayuu normative system, applied by the Pütchipü’üi (palabrero)Colombia2010

Costa Rica

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Oxherding and oxcart traditions in Costa RicaCosta Rica2008

Côte d'Ivoire

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cultural practices and expressions linked to the balafon of the Senufo communities of Mali, Burkina Faso and Côte d'IvoireMali – Burkina Faso – Côte d'Ivoire2012
Gbofe of Afounkaha, the music of the transverse trumps of the Tagbana communityCôte d'Ivoire2008
Zaouli, popular music and dance of the Guro communities in Côte d’IvoireCôte d'Ivoire2017

Croatia

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Ojkanje singingCroatia2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Annual carnival bell ringers’ pageant from the Kastav areaCroatia2009
Art of dry stone walling, knowledge and techniquesCroatia – Cyprus – France – Greece – Italy – Slovenia – Spain – Switzerland2018
Bećarac singing and playing from Eastern CroatiaCroatia2011
Festivity of Saint Blaise, the patron of DubrovnikCroatia2009
Gingerbread craft from Northern CroatiaCroatia2010
Klapa multipart singing of Dalmatia, southern CroatiaCroatia2012
Lacemaking in CroatiaCroatia2009
Mediterranean dietCyprus – Croatia – Spain – Greece – Italy – Morocco – Portugal2013
Međimurska popevka, a folksong from MeđimurjeCroatia2018
Nijemo Kolo, silent circle dance of the Dalmatian hinterlandCroatia2011
Procession Za Krizen (‘following the cross’) on the island of HvarCroatia2009
Sinjska Alka, a knights’ tournament in SinjCroatia2010
Spring procession of Ljelje/Kraljice (queens) from GorjaniCroatia2009
Traditional manufacturing of children’s wooden toys in Hrvatsko ZagorjeCroatia2009
Two-part singing and playing in the Istrian scaleCroatia2009

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Community project of safeguarding the living culture of Rovinj/Rovigno: the Batana EcomuseumCroatia2016

Cuba

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Festivity of Las Parrandas in the centre of CubaCuba2018
La Tumba FrancesaCuba2008
PuntoCuba2017
Rumba in Cuba, a festive combination of music and dances and all the practices associatedCuba2016

Cyprus

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of dry stone walling, knowledge and techniquesCroatia – Cyprus – France – Greece – Italy – Slovenia – Spain – Switzerland2018
Lefkara laces or LefkaritikaCyprus2009
Mediterranean dietCyprus – Croatia – Spain – Greece – Italy – Morocco – Portugal2013
Tsiattista poetic duellingCyprus2011

Czechia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Blaudruck/Modrotisk/Kékfestés/Modrotlač, resist block printing and indigo dyeing in EuropeAustria – Czechia – Germany – Hungary – Slovakia2018
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Puppetry in Slovakia and CzechiaSlovakia – Czechia2016
Ride of the Kings in the south-east of the Czech RepublicCzechia2011
Shrovetide door-to-door processions and masks in the villages of the Hlinecko areaCzechia2010
Slovácko Verbuňk, recruit dancesCzechia2008

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Arirang folk song in the Democratic People’s Republic of KoreaDemocratic People’s Republic of Korea2014
Tradition of kimchi-making in the Democratic People's Republic of KoreaDemocratic People’s Republic of Korea2015
Traditional Korean wrestling (Ssirum/Ssireum)Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – Republic of Korea2018

Dominican Republic

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cocolo dance drama traditionDominican Republic2008
Cultural space of the Brotherhood of the Holy Spirit of the Congos of Villa MellaDominican Republic2008
Music and dance of the merengue in the Dominican RepublicDominican Republic2016

Ecuador

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Marimba music, traditional chants and dances from the Colombia South Pacific region and Esmeraldas Province of EcuadorColombia – Ecuador2015
Oral heritage and cultural manifestations of the Zápara peopleEcuador – Peru2008
Traditional weaving of the Ecuadorian toquilla straw hatEcuador2012

Egypt

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Traditional hand puppetryEgypt2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Al-Sirah Al-Hilaliyyah epicEgypt2008
Tahteeb, stick gameEgypt2016

Estonia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Baltic song and dance celebrationsEstonia – Latvia – Lithuania2008
Kihnu cultural spaceEstonia2008
Seto Leelo, Seto polyphonic singing traditionEstonia2009
Smoke sauna tradition in VõromaaEstonia2014

Ethiopia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Commemoration feast of the finding of the True Holy Cross of ChristEthiopia2013
Fichee-Chambalaalla, New Year festival of the Sidama peopleEthiopia2015
Gada system, an indigenous democratic socio-political system of the OromoEthiopia2016

France

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Cantu in paghjella, a secular and liturgical oral tradition of CorsicaFrance2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of dry stone walling, knowledge and techniquesCroatia – Cyprus – France – Greece – Italy – Slovenia – Spain – Switzerland2018
Aubusson tapestryFrance2009
Carnival of GranvilleFrance2016
Compagnonnage, network for on-the-job transmission of knowledge and identitiesFrance2010
Craftsmanship of Alençon needle lace-makingFrance2010
Equitation in the French traditionFrance2011
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Fest-Noz, festive gathering based on the collective practice of traditional dances of BrittanyFrance2012
Gastronomic meal of the FrenchFrance2010
Gwoka: music, song, dance and cultural practice representative of Guadeloupean identityFrance2014
Limousin septennial ostensionsFrance2013
MaloyaFrance2009
Processional giants and dragons in Belgium and FranceBelgium – France2008
Scribing tradition in French timber framingFrance2009
Summer solstice fire festivals in the PyreneesAndorra – Spain – France2015
The skills related to perfume in Pays de Grasse: the cultivation of perfume plants, the knowledge and processing of natural raw materials, and the art of perfume compositionFrance2018

Gambia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kankurang, Manding initiatory riteGambia – Senegal2008

Georgia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ancient Georgian traditional Qvevri wine-making methodGeorgia2013
Chidaoba, wrestling in GeorgiaGeorgia2018
Georgian polyphonic singingGeorgia2008
Living culture of three writing systems of the Georgian alphabetGeorgia2016

Germany

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Blaudruck/Modrotisk/Kékfestés/Modrotlač, resist block printing and indigo dyeing in EuropeAustria – Czechia – Germany – Hungary – Slovakia2018
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Idea and practice of organizing shared interests in cooperativesGermany2016
Organ craftsmanship and musicGermany2017

Greece

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of dry stone walling, knowledge and techniquesCroatia – Cyprus – France – Greece – Italy – Slovenia – Spain – Switzerland2018
Know-how of cultivating mastic on the island of ChiosGreece2014
Mediterranean dietCyprus – Croatia – Spain – Greece – Italy – Morocco – Portugal2013
Momoeria, New Year's celebration in eight villages of Kozani area, West Macedonia, GreeceGreece2016
RebetikoGreece2017
Tinian marble craftsmanshipGreece2015

Guatemala

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Nan Pa’ch ceremonyGuatemala2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Language, dance and music of the GarifunaBelize – Guatemala – Honduras – Nicaragua2008
Rabinal Achí dance drama traditionGuatemala2008

Guinea

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cultural space of Sosso-BalaGuinea2008

Honduras

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Language, dance and music of the GarifunaBelize – Guatemala – Honduras – Nicaragua2008

Hungary

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Blaudruck/Modrotisk/Kékfestés/Modrotlač, resist block printing and indigo dyeing in EuropeAustria – Czechia – Germany – Hungary – Slovakia2018
Busó festivities at Mohács: masked end-of-winter carnival customHungary2009
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Folk art of the Matyó, embroidery of a traditional communityHungary2012

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Safeguarding of the folk music heritage by the Kodály conceptHungary2016
Táncház method: a Hungarian model for the transmission of intangible cultural heritageHungary2011

India

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Buddhist chanting of Ladakh: recitation of sacred Buddhist texts in the trans-Himalayan Ladakh region, Jammu and Kashmir, IndiaIndia2012
Chhau danceIndia2010
Kalbelia folk songs and dances of RajasthanIndia2010
Kumbh MelaIndia2017
Kutiyattam, Sanskrit theatreIndia2008
Mudiyettu, ritual theatre and dance drama of KeralaIndia2010
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 – Turkey2016
Ramlila, the traditional performance of the RamayanaIndia2008
Ramman, religious festival and ritual theatre of the Garhwal Himalayas, IndiaIndia2009
Sankirtana, ritual singing, drumming and dancing of ManipurIndia2013
Tradition of Vedic chantingIndia2008
Traditional brass and copper craft of utensil making among the Thatheras of Jandiala Guru, Punjab, IndiaIndia2014
YogaIndia2016

Indonesia

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Noken multifunctional knotted or woven bag, handcraft of the people of PapuaIndonesia2012
Saman danceIndonesia2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Indonesian AngklungIndonesia2010
Indonesian BatikIndonesia2009
Indonesian KrisIndonesia2008
Pinisi, art of boatbuilding in South SulawesiIndonesia2017
Three genres of traditional dance in BaliIndonesia2015
Wayang puppet theatreIndonesia2008

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Education and training in Indonesian Batik intangible cultural heritage for elementary, junior, senior, vocational school and polytechnic students, in collaboration with the Batik Museum in PekalonganIndonesia2009

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Naqqāli, Iranian dramatic story-tellingIran (Islamic Republic of)2011
Traditional skills of building and sailing Iranian Lenj boats in the Persian GulfIran (Islamic Republic of)2011

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)2017
Chogān, a horse-riding game accompanied by music and storytellingIran (Islamic Republic of)2017
Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, YufkaAzerbaijan – Iran (Islamic Republic of) – Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan – Turkey2016
Music of the Bakhshis of KhorasanIran (Islamic Republic of)2010
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 – Turkey2016
Pahlevani and Zoorkhanei ritualsIran (Islamic Republic of)2010
Qālišuyān rituals of Mašhad-e Ardehāl in KāšānIran (Islamic Republic of)2012
Radif of Iranian musicIran (Islamic Republic of)2009
Ritual dramatic art of Ta‘zīyeIran (Islamic Republic of)2010
Traditional skills of carpet weaving in FarsIran (Islamic Republic of)2010
Traditional skills of carpet weaving in KashanIran (Islamic Republic of)2010

Iraq

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Iraqi MaqamIraq2008
Khidr Elias feast and its vowsIraq2016
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 – Turkey2016

Ireland

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

HurlingIreland2018
Uilleann pipingIreland2017

Italy

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of dry stone walling, knowledge and techniquesCroatia – Cyprus – France – Greece – Italy – Slovenia – Spain – Switzerland2018
Art of Neapolitan ‘Pizzaiuolo’Italy2017
Canto a tenore, Sardinian pastoral songsItaly2008
Celebrations of big shoulder-borne processional structuresItaly2013
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Mediterranean dietCyprus – Croatia – Spain – Greece – Italy – Morocco – Portugal2013
Opera dei Pupi, Sicilian puppet theatreItaly2008
Traditional agricultural practice of cultivating the ‘vite ad alberello’ (head-trained bush vines) of the community of PantelleriaItaly2014
Traditional violin craftsmanship in CremonaItaly2012

Jamaica

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Maroon heritage of Moore TownJamaica2008
Reggae music of JamaicaJamaica2018

Japan

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Akiu no Taue OdoriJapan2009
ChakkirakoJapan2009
DaimokutateJapan2009
Dainichido BugakuJapan2009
GagakuJapan2009
Hayachine KaguraJapan2009
Kabuki theatreJapan2008
Kumiodori, traditional Okinawan musical theatreJapan2010
Mibu no Hana Taue, ritual of transplanting rice in Mibu, HiroshimaJapan2011
Nachi no Dengaku, a religious performing art held at the Nachi fire festivalJapan2012
Ningyo Johruri Bunraku puppet theatreJapan2008
Nôgaku theatreJapan2008
Ojiya-chijimi, Echigo-jofu: techniques of making ramie fabric in Uonuma region, Niigata PrefectureJapan2009
Oku-noto no AenokotoJapan2009
Raiho-shin, ritual visits of deities in masks and costumesJapan2018
Sada Shin Noh, sacred dancing at Sada shrine, ShimaneJapan2011
Traditional Ainu danceJapan2009
Washi, craftsmanship of traditional Japanese hand-made paperJapan2014
Washoku, traditional dietary cultures of the Japanese, notably for the celebration of New YearJapan2013
Yama, Hoko, Yatai, float festivals in JapanJapan2016
Yuki-tsumugi, silk fabric production techniqueJapan2010

Jordan

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

As-Samer in JordanJordan2018
Cultural space of the Bedu in Petra and Wadi RumJordan2008

Kazakhstan

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Aitysh/Aitys, art of improvisationKazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan2015
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, YufkaAzerbaijan – Iran (Islamic Republic of) – Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan – Turkey2016
Heritage of Dede Qorqud/Korkyt Ata/Dede Korkut, epic culture, folk tales and musicAzerbaijan – Kazakhstan – Turkey2018
Kazakh traditional art of Dombra KuyKazakhstan2014
Kazakh traditional Assyk gamesKazakhstan2017
Kuresi in KazakhstanKazakhstan2016
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 – Turkey2016
Traditional knowledge and skills in making Kyrgyz and Kazakh yurts (Turkic nomadic dwellings)Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan2014
Traditional spring festive rites of the Kazakh horse breedersKazakhstan2018

Kenya

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Enkipaata, Eunoto and Olng'esherr, three male rites of passage of the Maasai communityKenya2018
Isukuti dance of Isukha and Idakho communities of Western KenyaKenya2014
Traditions and practices associated with the Kayas in the sacred forests of the MijikendaKenya2009

Kyrgyzstan

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Ala-kiyiz and Shyrdak, art of Kyrgyz traditional felt carpetsKyrgyzstan2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Aitysh/Aitys, art of improvisationKazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan2015
Art of Akyns, Kyrgyz epic tellersKyrgyzstan2008
Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, YufkaAzerbaijan – Iran (Islamic Republic of) – Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan – Turkey2016
Kok boru, traditional horse gameKyrgyzstan2017
Kyrgyz epic trilogy: Manas, Semetey, SeytekKyrgyzstan2013
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 – Turkey2016
Traditional knowledge and skills in making Kyrgyz and Kazakh yurts (Turkic nomadic dwellings)Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan2014

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Khaen music of the Lao peopleLao People's Democratic Republic2017

Latvia

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Suiti cultural spaceLatvia2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Baltic song and dance celebrationsEstonia – Latvia – Lithuania2008

Lebanon

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Al-Zajal, recited or sung poetryLebanon2014

Lithuania

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Baltic song and dance celebrationsEstonia – Latvia – Lithuania2008
Cross-crafting and its symbolismLithuania2008
Sutartinės, Lithuanian multipart songsLithuania2010

Luxembourg

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Hopping procession of EchternachLuxembourg2010

Madagascar

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Woodcrafting knowledge of the ZafimaniryMadagascar2008

Malawi

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Gule WamkuluMalawi – Mozambique – Zambia2008
Mwinoghe, joyous danceMalawi2018
Nsima, culinary tradition of MalawiMalawi2017
Tchopa, sacrificial dance of the Lhomwe people of southern MalawiMalawi2014
Vimbuza healing danceMalawi2008

Malaysia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Dondang SayangMalaysia2018
Mak Yong theatreMalaysia2008

Mali

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Sanké mon, collective fishing rite of the SankéMali2009
Secret society of the Kôrêdugaw, the rite of wisdom in MaliMali2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Coming forth of the masks and puppets in MarkalaMali2014
Cultural practices and expressions linked to the balafon of the Senufo communities of Mali, Burkina Faso and Côte d'IvoireMali – Burkina Faso – Côte d'Ivoire2012
Cultural space of the Yaaral and DegalMali2008
Manden Charter, proclaimed in Kurukan FugaMali2009
Practices and knowledge linked to the Imzad of the Tuareg communities of Algeria, Mali and NigerAlgeria – Mali – Niger2013
Septennial re-roofing ceremony of the Kamablon, sacred house of KangabaMali2009

Mauritania

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Moorish epic T’heydinnMauritania2011

Mauritius

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Bhojpuri folk songs in Mauritius, Geet-GawaiMauritius2016
Sega tambour of Rodrigues IslandMauritius2017
Traditional Mauritian SegaMauritius2014

Mexico

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Charrería, equestrian tradition in MexicoMexico2016
Indigenous festivity dedicated to the deadMexico2008
La Romería (the pilgrimage): ritual cycle of 'La llevada' (the carrying) of the Virgin of ZapopanMexico2018
Mariachi, string music, song and trumpetMexico2011
Parachicos in the traditional January feast of Chiapa de CorzoMexico2010
Pirekua, traditional song of the P’urhépechaMexico2010
Places of memory and living traditions of the Otomí-Chichimecas people of Tolimán: the Peña de Bernal, guardian of a sacred territoryMexico2009
Ritual ceremony of the VoladoresMexico2009
Traditional Mexican cuisine - ancestral, ongoing community culture, the Michoacán paradigmMexico2010

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Xtaxkgakget Makgkaxtlawana: the Centre for Indigenous Arts and its contribution to safeguarding the intangible cultural heritage of the Totonac people of Veracruz, MexicoMexico2012

Mongolia

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Coaxing ritual for camelsMongolia2015
Folk long song performance technique of Limbe performances - circular breathingMongolia2011
Mongol Biyelgee, Mongolian traditional folk danceMongolia2009
Mongol Tuuli, Mongolian epicMongolia2009
Mongolian calligraphyMongolia2013
Mongolian traditional practices of worshipping the sacred sitesMongolia2017
Traditional music of the TsuurMongolia2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Mongolian knuckle-bone shootingMongolia2014
Mongolian traditional art of KhöömeiMongolia2010
Naadam, Mongolian traditional festivalMongolia2010
Traditional craftsmanship of the Mongol Ger and its associated customsMongolia2013
Traditional music of the Morin KhuurMongolia2008
Urtiin Duu, traditional folk long songChina – Mongolia2008

Morocco

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Taskiwin, martial dance of the western High AtlasMorocco2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Argan, practices and know-how concerning the argan treeMorocco2014
Cherry festival in SefrouMorocco2012
Cultural space of Jemaa el-Fna SquareMorocco2008
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Mediterranean dietCyprus – Croatia – Spain – Greece – Italy – Morocco – Portugal2013
Moussem of Tan-TanMorocco2008

Mozambique

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Chopi TimbilaMozambique2008
Gule WamkuluMalawi – Mozambique – Zambia2008

Namibia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Oshituthi shomagongo, marula fruit festivalNamibia2015

Netherlands

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Craft of the miller operating windmills and watermillsNetherlands2017

Nicaragua

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

El GüegüenseNicaragua2008
Language, dance and music of the GarifunaBelize – Guatemala – Honduras – Nicaragua2008

Niger

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Practices and expressions of joking relationships in NigerNiger2014
Practices and knowledge linked to the Imzad of the Tuareg communities of Algeria, Mali and NigerAlgeria – Mali – Niger2013

Nigeria

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Argungu international fishing and cultural festivalNigeria2016
Ifa divination systemNigeria2008
Ijele masqueradeNigeria2009
Oral heritage of GeledeBenin – Nigeria – Togo2008

North Macedonia

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Glasoechko, male two-part singing in Dolni PologNorth Macedonia2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cultural practices associated to the 1st of MarchBulgaria – North Macedonia – Republic of Moldova – Romania2017
Feast of the Holy Forty Martyrs in ŠtipNorth Macedonia2013
Kopachkata, a social dance from the village of Dramche, PijanecNorth Macedonia2014
Spring celebration, HıdrellezNorth Macedonia – Turkey2017

Norway

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Oselvar boat - reframing a traditional learning process of building and use to a modern contextNorway2016

Oman

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Al ‘azi, elegy, processional march and poetryOman2012
Al-Ayyala, a traditional performing art of the Sultanate of Oman and the United Arab EmiratesOman – United Arab Emirates2014
Al-Bar’ah, music and dance of Oman Dhofari valleysOman2010
Al-Razfa, a traditional performing artUnited Arab Emirates – Oman2015
Al-Taghrooda, traditional Bedouin chanted poetry in the United Arab Emirates and the Sultanate of OmanUnited Arab Emirates – Oman2012
Arabic coffee, a symbol of generosityUnited Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia – Oman – Qatar2015
Horse and camel ArdhahOman2018
Majlis, a cultural and social spaceUnited Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia – Oman – Qatar2015

Pakistan

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Suri Jagek (observing the sun), traditional meteorological and astronomical practice based on the observation of the sun, moon and stars in reference to the local topographyPakistan2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
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 – Turkey2016

Palestine

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Palestinian HikayePalestine2008

Panama

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Artisanal processes and plant fibers techniques for talcos, crinejas and pintas weaving of the pinta’o hatPanama2017
Ritual and festive expressions of the Congo culturePanama2018

Peru

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Eshuva, Harákmbut sung prayers of Peru’s Huachipaire peoplePeru2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Festivity of Virgen de la Candelaria of PunoPeru2014
Huaconada, ritual dance of MitoPeru2010
Knowledge, skills and rituals related to the annual renewal of the Q’eswachaka bridgePeru2013
Oral heritage and cultural manifestations of the Zápara peopleEcuador – Peru2008
Pilgrimage to the sanctuary of the Lord of Qoyllurit’iPeru2011
Scissors dancePeru2010
Taquile and its textile artPeru2008
Traditional system of Corongo’s water judgesPeru2017
Wititi dance of the Colca ValleyPeru2015

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Safeguarding intangible cultural heritage of Aymara communities in Bolivia, Chile and PeruBolivia (Plurinational State of) – Chile – Peru2009

Philippines

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Darangen epic of the Maranao people of Lake LanaoPhilippines2008
Hudhud chants of the IfugaoPhilippines2008
Tugging rituals and gamesCambodia – Philippines – Republic of Korea – Viet Nam2015

Poland

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Nativity scene (szopka) tradition in KrakowPoland2018

Portugal

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Bisalhães black pottery manufacturing processPortugal2016
Manufacture of cowbellsPortugal2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cante Alentejano, polyphonic singing from Alentejo, southern PortugalPortugal2014
Craftmanship of Estremoz clay figuresPortugal2017
Fado, urban popular song of PortugalPortugal2011
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Mediterranean dietCyprus – Croatia – Spain – Greece – Italy – Morocco – Portugal2013

Qatar

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Arabic coffee, a symbol of generosityUnited Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia – Oman – Qatar2015
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Majlis, a cultural and social spaceUnited Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia – Oman – Qatar2015

Republic of Korea

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Arirang, lyrical folk song in the Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea2012
CheoyongmuRepublic of Korea2009
Culture of Jeju Haenyeo (women divers)Republic of Korea2016
Daemokjang, traditional wooden architectureRepublic of Korea2010
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Gagok, lyric song cycles accompanied by an orchestraRepublic of Korea2010
GanggangsullaeRepublic of Korea2009
Gangneung Danoje festivalRepublic of Korea2008
Jeju Chilmeoridang YeongdeunggutRepublic of Korea2009
Jultagi, tightrope walkingRepublic of Korea2011
Kimjang, making and sharing kimchi in the Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea2013
Namsadang NoriRepublic of Korea2009
Nongak, community band music, dance and rituals in the Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea2014
Pansori epic chantRepublic of Korea2008
Royal ancestral ritual in the Jongmyo shrine and its musicRepublic of Korea2008
Taekkyeon, a traditional Korean martial artRepublic of Korea2011
Traditional Korean wrestling (Ssirum/Ssireum)Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – Republic of Korea2018
Tugging rituals and gamesCambodia – Philippines – Republic of Korea – Viet Nam2015
Weaving of Mosi (fine ramie) in the Hansan regionRepublic of Korea2011
YeongsanjaeRepublic of Korea2009

Republic of Moldova

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cultural practices associated to the 1st of MarchBulgaria – North Macedonia – Republic of Moldova – Romania2017
Men’s group Colindat, Christmas-time ritualRepublic of Moldova – Romania2013
Traditional wall-carpet craftsmanship in Romania and the Republic of MoldovaRepublic of Moldova – Romania2016

Romania

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Căluş ritualRomania2008
Craftsmanship of Horezu ceramicsRomania2012
Cultural practices associated to the 1st of MarchBulgaria – North Macedonia – Republic of Moldova – Romania2017
DoinaRomania2009
Lad’s dances in RomaniaRomania2015
Men’s group Colindat, Christmas-time ritualRepublic of Moldova – Romania2013
Traditional wall-carpet craftsmanship in Romania and the Republic of MoldovaRepublic of Moldova – Romania2016

Russian Federation

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cultural space and oral culture of the SemeiskieRussian Federation2008
Olonkho, Yakut heroic eposRussian Federation2008

Saudi Arabia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Al-Qatt Al-Asiri, female traditional interior wall decoration in Asir, Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia2017
Alardah Alnajdiyah, dance, drumming and poetry in Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia2015
Almezmar, drumming and dancing with sticksSaudi Arabia2016
Arabic coffee, a symbol of generosityUnited Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia – Oman – Qatar2015
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Majlis, a cultural and social spaceUnited Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia – Oman – Qatar2015

Senegal

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Kankurang, Manding initiatory riteGambia – Senegal2008
Xooy, a divination ceremony among the Serer of Senegal Senegal2013

Serbia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kolo, traditional folk danceSerbia2017
Singing to the accompaniment of the GusleSerbia2018
Slava, celebration of family saint patron’s daySerbia2014

Slovakia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Bagpipe cultureSlovakia2015
Blaudruck/Modrotisk/Kékfestés/Modrotlač, resist block printing and indigo dyeing in EuropeAustria – Czechia – Germany – Hungary – Slovakia2018
Fujara and its musicSlovakia2008
Multipart singing of HorehronieSlovakia2017
Music of TerchováSlovakia2013
Puppetry in Slovakia and CzechiaSlovakia – Czechia2016

Slovenia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of dry stone walling, knowledge and techniquesCroatia – Cyprus – France – Greece – Italy – Slovenia – Spain – Switzerland2018
Bobbin lacemaking in SloveniaSlovenia2018
Door-to-door rounds of KurentiSlovenia2017
Škofja Loka passion playSlovenia2016

Spain

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of dry stone walling, knowledge and techniquesCroatia – Cyprus – France – Greece – Italy – Slovenia – Spain – Switzerland2018
Chant of the Sybil on MajorcaSpain2010
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Festivity of ‘la Mare de Déu de la Salut’ of AlgemesíSpain2011
Fiesta of the patios in CordovaSpain2012
FlamencoSpain2010
Human towersSpain2010
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 ValenciaSpain2009
Mediterranean dietCyprus – Croatia – Spain – Greece – Italy – Morocco – Portugal2013
Mystery play of ElcheSpain2008
Patum of BergaSpain2008
Summer solstice fire festivals in the PyreneesAndorra – Spain – France2015
Tamboradas drum-playing ritualsSpain2018
Valencia Fallas festivitySpain2016
Whistled language of the island of La Gomera (Canary Islands), the Silbo GomeroSpain2009

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Centre for traditional culture – school museum of Pusol pedagogic projectSpain2009
Methodology for inventorying intangible cultural heritage in biosphere reserves: the experience of MontsenySpain2013
Revitalization of the traditional craftsmanship of lime-making in Morón de la Frontera, Seville, AndalusiaSpain2011

Sri Lanka

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Rūkada Nātya, traditional string puppet drama in Sri LankaSri Lanka2018

Sweden

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Land-of-Legends programme, for promoting and revitalizing the art of storytelling in Kronoberg Region (South-Sweden)Sweden2018

Switzerland

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of dry stone walling, knowledge and techniquesCroatia – Cyprus – France – Greece – Italy – Slovenia – Spain – Switzerland2018
Avalanche risk managementSwitzerland – Austria2018
Basel CarnivalSwitzerland2017
Winegrowers’ Festival in VeveySwitzerland2016

Syrian Arab Republic

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Shadow playSyrian Arab Republic2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016

Tajikistan

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Chakan, embroidery art in the Republic of TajikistanTajikistan2018
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 – Turkey2016
Oshi Palav, a traditional meal and its social and cultural contexts in TajikistanTajikistan2016
Shashmaqom musicUzbekistan – Tajikistan2008

Thailand

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Khon, masked dance drama in ThailandThailand2018

Togo

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Oral heritage of GeledeBenin – Nigeria – Togo2008

Tonga

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Lakalaka, dances and sung speeches of TongaTonga2008

Tunisia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Pottery skills of the women of SejnaneTunisia2018

Turkey

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Whistled languageTurkey2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Arts of the Meddah, public storytellersTurkey2008
Âşıklık (minstrelsy) traditionTurkey2009
Ceremonial Keşkek traditionTurkey2011
Ebru, Turkish art of marblingTurkey2014
Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, YufkaAzerbaijan – Iran (Islamic Republic of) – Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan – Turkey2016
Heritage of Dede Qorqud/Korkyt Ata/Dede Korkut, epic culture, folk tales and musicAzerbaijan – Kazakhstan – Turkey2018
KaragözTurkey2009
Kırkpınar oil wrestling festivalTurkey2010
Mesir Macunu festivalTurkey2012
Mevlevi Sema ceremonyTurkey2008
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 – Turkey2016
Semah, Alevi-Bektaşi ritualTurkey2010
Spring celebration, HıdrellezNorth Macedonia – Turkey2017
Traditional craftsmanship of Çini-makingTurkey2016
Traditional Sohbet meetingsTurkey2010
Turkish coffee culture and traditionTurkey2013

Turkmenistan

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Epic art of GoroglyTurkmenistan2015
Kushtdepdi rite of singing and dancingTurkmenistan2017
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 – Turkey2016

Uganda

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Bigwala, gourd trumpet music and dance of the Busoga Kingdom in UgandaUganda2012
Empaako tradition of the Batooro, Banyoro, Batuku, Batagwenda and Banyabindi of western UgandaUganda2013
Koogere oral tradition of the Basongora, Banyabindi and Batooro peoplesUganda2015
Ma'di bowl lyre music and danceUganda2016
Male-child cleansing ceremony of the Lango of central northern UgandaUganda2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Barkcloth making in UgandaUganda2008

Ukraine

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Cossack’s songs of Dnipropetrovsk RegionUkraine2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Petrykivka decorative painting as a phenomenon of the Ukrainian ornamental folk artUkraine2013

United Arab Emirates

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Al Azi, art of performing praise, pride and fortitude poetryUnited Arab Emirates2017
Al Sadu, traditional weaving skills in the United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Al-Ayyala, a traditional performing art of the Sultanate of Oman and the United Arab EmiratesOman – United Arab Emirates2014
Al-Razfa, a traditional performing artUnited Arab Emirates – Oman2015
Al-Taghrooda, traditional Bedouin chanted poetry in the United Arab Emirates and the Sultanate of OmanUnited Arab Emirates – Oman2012
Arabic coffee, a symbol of generosityUnited Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia – Oman – Qatar2015
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia2016
Majlis, a cultural and social spaceUnited Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia – Oman – Qatar2015

Uruguay

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Candombe and its socio-cultural space: a community practiceUruguay2009
TangoArgentina – Uruguay2009

Uzbekistan

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Askiya, the art of witUzbekistan2014
Cultural space of Boysun DistrictUzbekistan2008
Katta AshulaUzbekistan2009
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 – Turkey2016
Palov culture and traditionUzbekistan2016
Shashmaqom musicUzbekistan – Tajikistan2008

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Margilan Crafts Development Centre, safeguarding of the atlas and adras making traditional technologiesUzbekistan2017

Vanuatu

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Vanuatu sand drawingsVanuatu2008

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Colombian-Venezuelan llano work songsColombia – Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)2017
Mapoyo oral tradition and its symbolic reference points within their ancestral territoryVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Carnival of El Callao, a festive representation of a memory and cultural identityVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)2016
La Parranda de San Pedro de Guarenas y GuatireVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)2013
Traditional knowledge and technologies relating to the growing and processing of the curaguaVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)2015
Venezuela's Dancing Devils of Corpus ChristiVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)2012

Viet Nam

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Ca trù singingViet Nam2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of Đờn ca tài tử music and song in southern Viet NamViet Nam2013
Gióng festival of Phù Ðông and Sóc templesViet Nam2010
Nha Nhac, Vietnamese court musicViet Nam2008
Practices related to the Viet beliefs in the Mother Goddesses of Three RealmsViet Nam2016
Quan Họ Bắc Ninh folk songsViet Nam2009
Space of gong cultureViet Nam2008
The art of Bài Chòi in Central Viet NamViet Nam2017
Tugging rituals and gamesCambodia – Philippines – Republic of Korea – Viet Nam2015
Ví and Giặm folk songs of Nghệ TĩnhViet Nam2014
Worship of Hùng kings in Phú ThọViet Nam2012
Xoan singing of Phú Thọ province, Viet Nam Viet Nam2017

Yemen

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Song of Sana’aYemen2008

Zambia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Gule WamkuluMalawi – Mozambique – Zambia2008
Makishi masqueradeZambia2008
Mooba dance of the Lenje ethnic group of Central Province of ZambiaZambia2018

Zimbabwe

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mbende Jerusarema danceZimbabwe2008
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