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 : 20 elements corresponding to 18 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Sega tambour of Rodrigues IslandMauritius

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Carnival of El Callao, a festive representation of a memory and cultural identityVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Gwoka: music, song, dance and cultural practice representative of Guadeloupean identityFrance

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

La Parranda de San Pedro de Guarenas y GuatireVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Venezuela's Dancing Devils of Corpus ChristiVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Candombe and its socio-cultural space: a community practiceUruguay
Carnaval de Negros y BlancosColombia
Places of memory and living traditions of the Otomí-Chichimecas people of Tolimán: the Peña de Bernal, guardian of a sacred territoryMexico

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Carnival of BarranquillaColombia
Carnival of OruroBolivia (Plurinational State of)
Cocolo dance drama traditionDominican Republic
Cultural space of Palenque de San BasilioColombia
Cultural space of the Brotherhood of the Holy Spirit of the Congos of Villa MellaDominican Republic
El GüegüenseNicaragua
La Tumba FrancesaCuba
Language, dance and music of the GarifunaBelize – Guatemala – Honduras – Nicaragua
Maroon heritage of Moore TownJamaica
Mbende Jerusarema danceZimbabwe
Oral heritage and cultural manifestations of the Zápara peopleEcuador – Peru
Vimbuza healing danceMalawi
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