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

2020 nominations will be discussed by the Committee during its 15th session in December 2020

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 : 8 elements corresponding to 9 countries

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2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Nativity scene (szopka) tradition in KrakowPoland

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Smoke sauna tradition in VõromaaEstonia
Traditional knowledge and skills in making Kyrgyz and Kazakh yurts (Turkic nomadic dwellings)Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional craftsmanship of the Mongol Ger and its associated customsMongolia

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Daemokjang, traditional wooden architectureRepublic of Korea

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Chinese traditional architectural craftsmanship for timber-framed structuresChina
Scribing tradition in French timber framingFrance
Septennial re-roofing ceremony of the Kamablon, sacred house of KangabaMali
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