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 : 7 elements corresponding to 8 countries

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2019

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Seperu folkdance and associated practicesBotswana

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kwagh-Hir theatrical performanceNigeria

2018

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Lkhon Khol Wat Svay AndetCambodia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Chakan, embroidery art in the Republic of TajikistanTajikistan

2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Door-to-door rounds of KurentiSlovenia

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Folk art of the Matyó, embroidery of a traditional communityHungary

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Oral heritage of GeledeBenin – Nigeria – Togo
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