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 : 27 elements corresponding to 15 countries

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2019

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ommegang of Brussels, an annual historical procession and popular festivalBelgium

2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Horse and camel ArdhahOman

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Capoeira circleBrazil
Nongak, community band music, dance and rituals in the Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea
Ritual dance of the royal drumBurundi

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Sankirtana, ritual singing, drumming and dancing of ManipurIndia

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Frevo, performing arts of the Carnival of RecifeBrazil

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Festivity of ‘la Mare de Déu de la Salut’ of AlgemesíSpain
Jultagi, tightrope walkingRepublic of Korea
Nijemo Kolo, silent circle dance of the Dalmatian hinterlandCroatia
Taekkyeon, a traditional Korean martial artRepublic of Korea

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Programme of cultivating ludodiversity: safeguarding traditional games in FlandersBelgium

2010

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

MeshrepChina

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Chhau danceIndia
Human towersSpain
Kalbelia folk songs and dances of RajasthanIndia
Pahlevani and Zoorkhanei ritualsIran (Islamic Republic of)
Peking operaChina
Scissors dancePeru

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mazu belief and customsChina
Namsadang NoriRepublic of Korea
Ritual ceremony of the VoladoresMexico
Tibetan operaChina

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mask dance of the drums from DrametseBhutan
Mbende Jerusarema danceZimbabwe
Patum of BergaSpain
Slovácko Verbuňk, recruit dancesCzechia
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