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 : 16 elements corresponding to 13 countries

Austria

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Schemenlaufen, the carnival of Imst, AustriaAustria2012

Belgium

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Aalst carnivalBelgium2010
Carnival of BincheBelgium2008

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Carnival of OruroBolivia (Plurinational State of)2008

Brazil

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Frevo, performing arts of the Carnival of RecifeBrazil2012

Colombia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Carnaval de Negros y BlancosColombia2009
Carnival of BarranquillaColombia2008

Croatia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Annual carnival bell ringers’ pageant from the Kastav areaCroatia2009
Nijemo Kolo, silent circle dance of the Dalmatian hinterlandCroatia2011

Czechia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Shrovetide door-to-door processions and masks in the villages of the Hlinecko areaCzechia2010

Dominican Republic

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cocolo dance drama traditionDominican Republic2008

France

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Carnival of GranvilleFrance2016

Hungary

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Busó festivities at Mohács: masked end-of-winter carnival customHungary2009

Slovenia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Door-to-door rounds of KurentiSlovenia2017

Switzerland

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Basel CarnivalSwitzerland2017

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

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
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