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 : 15 elements corresponding to 9 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Artisanal processes and plant fibers techniques for talcos, crinejas and pintas weaving of the pinta’o hatPanama

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

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

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Fest-Noz, festive gathering based on the collective practice of traditional dances of BrittanyFrance

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Leuven age set ritual repertoireBelgium
Nijemo Kolo, silent circle dance of the Dalmatian hinterlandCroatia
Tsiattista poetic duellingCyprus

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Táncház method: a Hungarian model for the transmission of intangible cultural heritageHungary

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Gingerbread craft from Northern CroatiaCroatia
Houtem Jaarmarkt, annual winter fair and livestock market at Sint-Lievens-HoutemBelgium
Krakelingen and Tonnekensbrand, end-of-winter bread and fire feast at GeraardsbergenBelgium

2009

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Cantu in paghjella, a secular and liturgical oral tradition of CorsicaFrance

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Busó festivities at Mohács: masked end-of-winter carnival customHungary
Mazu belief and customsChina
Traditional manufacturing of children’s wooden toys in Hrvatsko ZagorjeCroatia

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Moussem of Tan-TanMorocco
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