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 : 13 elements corresponding to 14 countries

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2018

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Enkipaata, Eunoto and Olng'esherr, three male rites of passage of the Maasai communityKenya

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Lum medicinal bathing of Sowa Rigpa, knowledge and practices concerning life, health and illness prevention and treatment among the Tibetan people in ChinaChina

2017

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Mongolian traditional practices of worshipping the sacred sitesMongolia

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

YogaIndia

2015

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Koogere oral tradition of the Basongora, Banyabindi and Batooro peoplesUganda

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Majlis, a cultural and social spaceUnited Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia – Oman – Qatar

2014

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Mapoyo oral tradition and its symbolic reference points within their ancestral territoryVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

2011

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Eshuva, Harákmbut sung prayers of Peru’s Huachipaire peoplePeru
Secret society of the Kôrêdugaw, the rite of wisdom in MaliMali

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional knowledge of the jaguar shamans of YuruparíColombia
Tsiattista poetic duellingCyprus

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Acupuncture and moxibustion of traditional Chinese medicineChina

2009

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Traditions and practices associated with the Kayas in the sacred forests of the MijikendaKenya
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