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 : 19 elements corresponding to 13 countries

Austria1Bangladesh1Belgium4Brazil1China1Colombia4Cuba1France2Japan1Morocco1Spain1Switzerland1Viet Nam1

Austria

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Schemenlaufen, the carnival of Imst, AustriaAustria2012

Bangladesh

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mangal Shobhajatra on Pahela BaishakhBangladesh2016

Belgium

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Aalst carnivalBelgium2010
Krakelingen and Tonnekensbrand, end-of-winter bread and fire feast at GeraardsbergenBelgium2010
Processional giants and dragons in Belgium and FranceBelgium – France2008
Shrimp fishing on horseback in OostduinkerkeBelgium2013

Brazil

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Círio de Nazaré (The Taper of Our Lady of Nazareth) in the city of Belém, ParáBrazil2013

China

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mazu belief and customsChina2009

Colombia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Carnaval de Negros y BlancosColombia2009
Carnival of BarranquillaColombia2008
Festival of Saint Francis of Assisi, QuibdóColombia2012
Holy Week processions in PopayánColombia2009

Cuba

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Festivity of Las Parrandas in the centre of CubaCuba2018

France

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Carnival of GranvilleFrance2016
Processional giants and dragons in Belgium and FranceBelgium – France2008

Japan

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Yama, Hoko, Yatai, float festivals in JapanJapan2016

Morocco

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cherry festival in SefrouMorocco2012

Spain

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Valencia Fallas festivitySpain2016

Switzerland

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Basel CarnivalSwitzerland2017

Viet Nam

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Worship of Hùng kings in Phú ThọViet Nam2012
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