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

2019 nominations will be discussed by the Committee during its 14th session, from 9 to 14 December 2019

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

You may also experience a conceptual, visual and interactive navigation through ‘Dive into Intangible Cultural Heritage’ interfaces which demonstrate the thematic interconnectedness between all the elements inscribed and their relation to nature or to threats.




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Results : 11 elements corresponding to 16 countries

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2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Picking of iva grass on Ozren mountainBosnia and Herzegovina

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Beer culture in BelgiumBelgium

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Slava, celebration of family saint patron’s daySerbia

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ancient Georgian traditional Qvevri wine-making methodGeorgia
Mediterranean dietCyprus – Croatia – Spain – Greece – Italy – Morocco – Portugal

2011

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Eshuva, Harákmbut sung prayers of Peru’s Huachipaire peoplePeru

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Gastronomic meal of the FrenchFrance
Krakelingen and Tonnekensbrand, end-of-winter bread and fire feast at GeraardsbergenBelgium
Shrovetide door-to-door processions and masks in the villages of the Hlinecko areaCzechia

2009

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Qiang New Year festivalChina

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Oku-noto no AenokotoJapan
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