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 listed below, you can discover the nominations, photos and videos, together with Committee decisions and evidence of community consent.

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The designations employed in the texts and documents of the nomination presented by the submitting State Party or States Parties do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Committee nor UNESCO concerning a) the legal status of any country, territory, city or area, b) the legal status of its authorities or c) the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.







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2023

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Ingoma Ya MapikoMozambique
Mek MulungMalaysia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of Akhal-Teke horse breeding and traditions of horses' decorationTurkmenistan
Arts, skills and practices associated with engraving on metals (gold, silver and copper)Iraq – Algeria – Egypt – Mauritania – Morocco – Palestine – Saudi Arabia – Sudan – Tunisia – Yemen
Bolero: identity, emotion and poetry turned into songCuba – Mexico
Ch'utillos, the Festival of San Bartolomé and San Ignacio de Loyola, the meeting of cultures in PotosíBolivia (Plurinational State of)
Craftsmanship and performing art of balaban/meyAzerbaijan – Türkiye
Dabkeh, traditional dance in PalestinePalestine
Garba of GujaratIndia
Hiragasy, a performing art of the Central Highlands of MadagascarMadagascar
Iftar/Eftari/Iftar/Iftor and its socio-cultural traditionsAzerbaijan – Iran (Islamic Republic of) – Türkiye – Uzbekistan
JunkanooBahamas
Malhun, a popular poetic and musical artMorocco
Maltese Village Festa, an annual community celebrationMalta
Nguon, rituals of governance and associated expressions in the Bamoun communityCameroon
Polonaise, traditional Polish dancePoland
Procession and celebrations of Prophet Mohammed's birthday in SudanSudan
Rotterdam Summer CarnivalNetherlands
Sadeh/Sada celebrationIran (Islamic Republic of) – Tajikistan
Sango Festival, OyoNigeria
Shuwalid festivalEthiopia
Sona, drawings and geometric figures on sandAngola
The practice of opera singing in ItalyItaly
Traditional craft skills and arts of Al-Mudhif buildingIraq
Transhumance, the seasonal droving of livestockAlbania – Andorra – Austria – Croatia – France – Greece – Italy – Luxembourg – Romania – Spain

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

ICH safeguarding practices program for the cultural and ecologic Sea Turtle Festival of ArmilaPanama
Nyckelharpa network, an innovative dissemination of a music and instrument-building tradition with roots in SwedenSweden
Program for the safeguarding of the Bandos and Parrandas of the Holy Innocents of Caucagua: nuclei of initiation and transmission of wisdoms and community councilsVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

2022

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Al-Khanjar, craft skills and social practicesOman
Alheda'a, oral traditions of calling camel flocksSaudi Arabia – Oman – United Arab Emirates
August 15th (Dekapentavgoustos) festivities in two Highland Communities of Northern Greece: Tranos Choros (Grand Dance) in Vlasti and Syrrako FestivalGreece
Bear festivities in the PyreneesAndorra – France
Crafting and playing the OudIran (Islamic Republic of) – Syrian Arab Republic
Festivals related to the Journey of the Holy family in EgyptEgypt
Festivity of Saint Tryphon and the Kolo (chain dance) of Saint Tryphon, traditions of Croats from Boka Kotorska (Bay of Kotor) who live in the Republic of CroatiaCroatia
Furyu-odori, ritual dances imbued with people’s hopes and prayersJapan
Holy Week in GuatemalaGuatemala
Hungarian string band traditionHungary
Kalela danceZambia
Kun Lbokator, traditional martial arts in CambodiaCambodia
Lipizzan horse breeding traditionsAustria – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Croatia – Hungary – Italy – Romania – Slovakia – Slovenia
Orteke, traditional performing art in Kazakhstan: dance, puppet and musicKazakhstan
Pehlevanliq culture: traditional zorkhana games, sports and wrestlingAzerbaijan
Raï, popular folk song of AlgeriaAlgeria
Talchum, mask dance drama in the Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea
Telling tradition of Nasreddin Hodja/ Molla Nesreddin/ Molla Ependi/ Apendi/ Afendi Kozhanasyr AnecdotesAzerbaijan – Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan – Tajikistan – Türkiye – Turkmenistan – Uzbekistan
The practice of Modern Dance in GermanyGermany
Yaldā/ChellaIran (Islamic Republic of) – Afghanistan

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Portuguese-Galician border ICH: a safeguarding model created by Ponte...nas ondas!Portugal – Spain

2021

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Carolinian wayfinding and canoe makingMicronesia (Federated States of)
Cultural practices and expressions linked to the 'M’Bolon', a traditional musical percussion instrumentMali

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Al-Qudoud al-HalabiyaSyrian Arab Republic
Art of Xòe dance of the Tai people in Viet NamViet Nam
Bakhshi artUzbekistan
Community festivities in Campo MaiorPortugal
Congolese rumbaDemocratic Republic of the Congo – Congo
Corso culture, flower and fruit parades in the NetherlandsNetherlands
Cultural Heritage of Boka Navy Kotor: a festive representation of a memory and cultural identityMontenegro
Dances and expressions associated with the Corpus Christi FestivityPanama
Durga Puja in KolkataIndia
Dutar making craftsmanship and traditional music performing art combined with singingTurkmenistan
FalakTajikistan
FjiriBahrain
GamelanIndonesia
Grand Festival of TarijaBolivia (Plurinational State of)
Inuit drum dancing and singingDenmark
Kaustinen fiddle playing and related practices and expressions Finland
L-Għana, a Maltese folksong traditionMalta
MoutyaSeychelles
Nora, dance drama in southern ThailandThailand
Pasillo, song and poetryEcuador
Traditional craft skills and arts of Al-NaoorIraq
Visoko multipart singing from Dolen and Satovcha, South-western BulgariaBulgaria

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Nomad games, rediscovering heritage, celebrating diversityKyrgyzstan
The School of Living Traditions (SLT)Philippines

2020

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Aboxan Musik ǀŌb ǂÂns tsî ǁKhasigu, ancestral musical sound knowledge and skillsNamibia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of crafting and playing Mbira/Sansi, the finger-plucking traditional musical instrument in Malawi and ZimbabweMalawi – Zimbabwe
Budima danceZambia
Camel racing, a social practice and a festive heritage associated with camelsUnited Arab Emirates – Oman
ChamaméArgentina
Grass mowing competition custom in KupresBosnia and Herzegovina
Musical art of horn players, an instrumental technique linked to singing, breath control, vibrato, resonance of place and convivialityFrance – Belgium – Luxembourg – Italy
Nar Bayrami, traditional pomegranate festivity and cultureAzerbaijan
PantunIndonesia – Malaysia
Pilgrimage to the St. Thaddeus Apostle MonasteryIran (Islamic Republic of) – Armenia

2019

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Rituals and practices associated with Kit Mikayi shrineKenya
Sega tambour ChagosMauritius
Seperu folkdance and associated practicesBotswana

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

'Ie Samoa, fine mat and its cultural valueSamoa
Armenian letter art and its cultural expressionsArmenia
Byzantine chantCyprus – Greece
Cultural Complex of Bumba-meu-boi from MaranhãoBrazil
Ethiopian epiphanyEthiopia
Music and dance of Dominican BachataDominican Republic
SilatMalaysia
Traditional skills of crafting and playing DotārIran (Islamic Republic of)

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
Lkhon Khol Wat Svay AndetCambodia
Shadow playSyrian Arab Republic
Traditional hand puppetryEgypt
Yalli (Kochari, Tenzere), traditional group dances of NakhchivanAzerbaijan

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

As-Samer in JordanJordan
Chidaoba, wrestling in GeorgiaGeorgia
Dondang SayangMalaysia
Festivity of Las Parrandas in the centre of CubaCuba
Heritage of Dede Qorqud/Korkyt Ata/Dede Korkut, epic culture, folk tales and musicAzerbaijan – Kazakhstan – Türkiye
Horse and camel ArdhahOman
HurlingIreland
Khon, masked dance drama in ThailandThailand
La Romería (the pilgrimage): ritual cycle of 'La llevada' (the carrying) of the Virgin of ZapopanMexico
Međimurska popevka, a folksong from MeđimurjeCroatia
Mooba dance of the Lenje ethnic group of Central Province of ZambiaZambia
Mwinoghe, joyous danceMalawi
Reggae music of JamaicaJamaica
Ritual and festive expressions of the Congo culturePanama
Rūkada Nātya, traditional string puppet drama in Sri LankaSri Lanka
Singing to the accompaniment of the GusleSerbia
The skills related to perfume in Pays de Grasse: the cultivation of perfume plants, the knowledge and processing of natural raw materials, and the art of perfume compositionFrance

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Land-of-Legends programme, for promoting and revitalizing the art of storytelling in Kronoberg RegionSweden

2017

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Al Azi, art of performing praise, pride and fortitude poetryUnited Arab Emirates
Dikopelo folk music of Bakgatla ba Kgafela in Kgatleng DistrictBotswana
Taskiwin, martial dance of the western High AtlasMorocco

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of crafting and playing with Kamantcheh/Kamancha, a bowed string musical instrumentAzerbaijan – Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Art of Neapolitan ‘Pizzaiuolo’Italy
Basel CarnivalSwitzerland
Chogān, a horse-riding game accompanied by music and storytellingIran (Islamic Republic of)
Door-to-door rounds of KurentiSlovenia
Khaen music of the Lao peopleLao People's Democratic Republic
Kochari, traditional group danceArmenia
Kolo, traditional folk danceSerbia
Kushtdepdi rite of singing and dancingTurkmenistan
Multipart singing of HorehronieSlovakia
Organ craftsmanship and musicGermany
PuntoCuba
RebetikoGreece
Sega tambour of Rodrigues IslandMauritius
The art of Bài Chòi in Central Viet NamViet Nam
Uilleann pipingIreland
Xoan singing of Phú Thọ province, Viet Nam Viet Nam
Zaouli, popular music and dance of the Guro communities in Côte d’IvoireCôte d'Ivoire

2016

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Chapei Dang VengCambodia
Cossack’s songs of Dnipropetrovsk RegionUkraine
Ma'di bowl lyre music and danceUganda

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Almezmar, drumming and dancing with sticksSaudi Arabia
Bhojpuri folk songs in Mauritius, Geet-GawaiMauritius
Carnival of El Callao, a festive representation of a memory and cultural identityVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Charrería, equestrian tradition in MexicoMexico
Gada system, an indigenous democratic socio-political system of the OromoEthiopia
Khidr Elias feast and its vowsIraq
Kuresi in KazakhstanKazakhstan
Living culture of three writing systems of the Georgian alphabetGeorgia
Momoeria, New Year's celebration in eight villages of Kozani area, West Macedonia, GreeceGreece
Music and dance of the merengue in the Dominican RepublicDominican Republic
Nawrouz, Novruz, Nowrouz, Nowrouz, Nawrouz, Nauryz, Nooruz, Nowruz, Navruz, Nevruz, Nowruz, NavruzAfghanistan – Azerbaijan – India – Iran (Islamic Republic of) – Iraq – Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan – Uzbekistan – Pakistan – Tajikistan – Turkmenistan – Türkiye
Oshi Palav, a traditional meal and its social and cultural contexts in TajikistanTajikistan
Palov culture and traditionUzbekistan
Practices related to the Viet beliefs in the Mother Goddesses of Three RealmsViet Nam
Puppetry in Slovakia and CzechiaSlovakia – Czechia
Rumba in Cuba, a festive combination of music and dances and all the practices associatedCuba
Škofja Loka passion playSlovenia
Tahteeb, stick gameEgypt
Valencia Fallas festivitySpain
Winegrowers’ Festival in VeveySwitzerland
YogaIndia

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Community project of safeguarding the living culture of Rovinj/Rovigno: the Batana EcomuseumCroatia
Festival of folklore in Koprivshtitsa: a system of practices for heritage presentation and transmissionBulgaria
Safeguarding of the folk music heritage by the Kodály conceptHungary

2015

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Coaxing ritual for camelsMongolia
Glasoechko, male two-part singing in Dolni PologNorth Macedonia
Koogere oral tradition of the Basongora, Banyabindi and Batooro peoplesUganda
Traditional Vallenato music of the Greater Magdalena regionColombia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Aitysh/Aitys, art of improvisationKazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan
Al-Razfa, a traditional performing artUnited Arab Emirates – Oman
Alardah Alnajdiyah, dance, drumming and poetry in Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
Arabic coffee, a symbol of generosityUnited Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia – Oman – Qatar
Bagpipe cultureSlovakia
Classical horsemanship and the High School of the Spanish Riding School ViennaAustria
Epic art of GoroglyTurkmenistan
Fichee-Chambalaalla, New Year festival of the Sidama peopleEthiopia
Lad’s dances in RomaniaRomania
Marimba music, traditional chants and dances from the Colombia South Pacific region and Esmeraldas Province of EcuadorColombia – Ecuador
Oshituthi shomagongo, marula fruit festivalNamibia
Surova folk feast in Pernik regionBulgaria
Three genres of traditional dance in BaliIndonesia
Wititi dance of the Colca ValleyPeru

2014

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Isukuti dance of Isukha and Idakho communities of Western KenyaKenya

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Al-Ayyala, a traditional performing art of the Sultanate of Oman and the United Arab EmiratesOman – United Arab Emirates
Al-Zajal, recited or sung poetryLebanon
Arirang folk song in the Democratic People’s Republic of KoreaDemocratic People’s Republic of Korea
Askiya, the art of witUzbekistan
Cante Alentejano, polyphonic singing from Alentejo, southern PortugalPortugal
Capoeira circleBrazil
Coming forth of the masks and puppets in MarkalaMali
Festivity of Virgen de la Candelaria of PunoPeru
Gwoka: music, song, dance and cultural practice representative of Guadeloupean identityFrance
Kazakh traditional art of Dombra KuyKazakhstan
Kopachkata, a social dance from the village of Dramche, PijanecNorth Macedonia
Lavash, the preparation, meaning and appearance of traditional bread as an expression of culture in ArmeniaArmenia
Nongak, community band music, dance and rituals in the Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea
Practices and expressions of joking relationships in NigerNiger
Pujllay and Ayarichi, music and dances of the Yampara cultureBolivia (Plurinational State of)
Ritual dance of the royal drumBurundi
Tchopa, sacrificial dance of the Lhomwe people of southern MalawiMalawi
Traditional Mauritian SegaMauritius
Ví and Giặm folk songs of Nghệ TĩnhViet Nam

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Safeguarding the carillon culture: preservation, transmission, exchange and awareness-raisingBelgium

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of Đờn ca tài tử music and song in southern Viet NamViet Nam
Celebrations of big shoulder-borne processional structuresItaly
Círio de Nazaré (The Taper of Our Lady of Nazareth) in the city of Belém, ParáBrazil
Kyrgyz epic trilogy: Manas, Semetey, SeytekKyrgyzstan
La Parranda de San Pedro de Guarenas y GuatireVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Music of TerchováSlovakia
Practices and knowledge linked to the Imzad of the Tuareg communities of Algeria, Mali and NigerAlgeria – Mali – Niger
Sankirtana, ritual singing, drumming and dancing of ManipurIndia

2012

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Bigwala, gourd trumpet music and dance of the Busoga Kingdom in UgandaUganda
Noken multifunctional knotted or woven bag, handcraft of the people of PapuaIndonesia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Al ‘azi, elegy, processional march and poetryOman
Al-Taghrooda, traditional Bedouin chanted poetry in the United Arab Emirates and the Sultanate of OmanUnited Arab Emirates – Oman
Arirang, lyrical folk song in the Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea
Buddhist chanting of Ladakh: recitation of sacred Buddhist texts in the trans-Himalayan Ladakh region, Jammu and Kashmir, IndiaIndia
Cherry festival in SefrouMorocco
Craftsmanship and performance art of the Tar, a long-necked string musical instrumentAzerbaijan
Cultural practices and expressions linked to the balafon of the Senufo communities of Mali, Burkina Faso and Côte d'IvoireMali – Burkina Faso – Côte d'Ivoire
Fest-Noz, festive gathering based on the collective practice of traditional dances of BrittanyFrance
Festival of Saint Francis of Assisi, QuibdóColombia
Fiesta of the patios in CordovaSpain
Frevo, performing arts of the Carnival of RecifeBrazil
Klapa multipart singing of Dalmatia, southern CroatiaCroatia
Mesir Macunu festivalTürkiye
Nachi no Dengaku, a religious performing art held at the Nachi fire festivalJapan
Qālišuyān rituals of Mašhad-e Ardehāl in KāšānIran (Islamic Republic of)
Schemenlaufen, the carnival of Imst, AustriaAustria
Traditional violin craftsmanship in CremonaItaly

2011

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Folk long song performance technique of Limbe performances - circular breathingMongolia
Moorish epic T’heydinnMauritania
Naqqāli, Iranian dramatic story-tellingIran (Islamic Republic of)
Saman danceIndonesia
Secret society of the Kôrêdugaw, the rite of wisdom in MaliMali
Traditional skills of building and sailing Iranian Lenj boats in the Persian GulfIran (Islamic Republic of)

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Bećarac singing and playing from Eastern CroatiaCroatia
Chinese shadow puppetryChina
Equitation in the French traditionFrance
Fado, urban popular song of PortugalPortugal
Festivity of ‘la Mare de Déu de la Salut’ of AlgemesíSpain
Jultagi, tightrope walkingRepublic of Korea
Mariachi, string music, song and trumpetMexico
Nijemo Kolo, silent circle dance of the Dalmatian hinterlandCroatia
Ride of the Kings in the south-east of the Czech RepublicCzechia
Sada Shin Noh, sacred dancing at Sada shrine, ShimaneJapan
Taekkyeon, a traditional Korean martial artRepublic of Korea
Tsiattista poetic duellingCyprus

2010

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

MeshrepChina
Ojkanje singingCroatia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Al-Bar’ah, music and dance of Oman Dhofari valleysOman
Chant of the Sybil on MajorcaSpain
Chhau danceIndia
FlamencoSpain
Gagok, lyric song cycles accompanied by an orchestraRepublic of Korea
Hopping procession of EchternachLuxembourg
Huaconada, ritual dance of MitoPeru
Human towersSpain
Indonesian AngklungIndonesia
Kalbelia folk songs and dances of RajasthanIndia
Kırkpınar oil wrestling festivalTürkiye
Kumiodori, traditional Okinawan musical theatreJapan
Mongolian traditional art of KhöömeiMongolia
Mudiyettu, ritual theatre and dance drama of KeralaIndia
Music of the Bakhshis of KhorasanIran (Islamic Republic of)
Naadam, Mongolian traditional festivalMongolia
Pahlevani and Zoorkhanei ritualsIran (Islamic Republic of)
Parachicos in the traditional January feast of Chiapa de CorzoMexico
Peking operaChina
Pirekua, traditional song of the P’urhépechaMexico
Ritual dramatic art of Ta‘zīyeIran (Islamic Republic of)
Scissors dancePeru
Semah, Alevi-Bektaşi ritualTürkiye
Sinjska Alka, a knights’ tournament in SinjCroatia
Sutartinės, Lithuanian multipart songsLithuania
Traditional Sohbet meetingsTürkiye

2009

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Ca trù singingViet Nam
Mongol Biyelgee, Mongolian traditional folk danceMongolia
Mongol Tuuli, Mongolian epicMongolia
Rite of the Kalyady Tsars (Christmas Tsars)Belarus
Suiti cultural spaceLatvia
Traditional music of the TsuurMongolia
Traditions and practices associated with the Kayas in the sacred forests of the MijikendaKenya

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Akiu no Taue OdoriJapan
Art of Azerbaijani AshiqAzerbaijan
Âşıklık (minstrelsy) traditionTürkiye
Candombe and its socio-cultural space: a community practiceUruguay
Carnaval de Negros y BlancosColombia
CheoyongmuRepublic of Korea
DaimokutateJapan
Dainichido BugakuJapan
DoinaRomania
Farmers’ dance of China’s Korean ethnic groupChina
Festivity of Saint Blaise, the patron of DubrovnikCroatia
GagakuJapan
GanggangsullaeRepublic of Korea
Grand song of the Dong ethnic groupChina
Hayachine KaguraJapan
Hua’erChina
Ijele masqueradeNigeria
Jeju Chilmeoridang YeongdeunggutRepublic of Korea
KaragözTürkiye
Katta AshulaUzbekistan
MaloyaFrance
Mongolian art of singing, KhoomeiChina
Namsadang NoriRepublic of Korea
NanyinChina
Procession Za Krizen (‘following the cross’) on the island of HvarCroatia
Quan Họ Bắc Ninh folk songsViet Nam
Radif of Iranian musicIran (Islamic Republic of)
Ramman, religious festival and ritual theatre of the Garhwal Himalayas, IndiaIndia
Seto Leelo, Seto polyphonic singing traditionEstonia
Spring procession of Ljelje/Kraljice (queens) from GorjaniCroatia
TangoArgentina – Uruguay
Tibetan operaChina
Traditional Ainu danceJapan
Two-part singing and playing in the Istrian scaleCroatia
Xi’an wind and percussion ensembleChina
YeongsanjaeRepublic of Korea
Yueju operaChina

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Centre for traditional culture – school museum of Pusol pedagogic projectSpain
Safeguarding intangible cultural heritage of Aymara communities in Bolivia, Chile and PeruBolivia (Plurinational State of) – Chile – Peru

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ahellil of GouraraAlgeria
Al-Sirah Al-Hilaliyyah epicEgypt
Albanian folk iso-polyphonyAlbania
Azerbaijani MughamAzerbaijan
Baltic song and dance celebrationsEstonia – Latvia – Lithuania
Baul songsBangladesh
Bistritsa Babi, archaic polyphony, dances and rituals from the Shoplouk regionBulgaria
Căluş ritualRomania
Canto a tenore, Sardinian pastoral songsItaly
Carnival of BarranquillaColombia
Carnival of BincheBelgium
Chopi TimbilaMozambique
Cocolo dance drama traditionDominican Republic
Cultural space of Jemaa el-Fna SquareMorocco
Cultural space of Palenque de San BasilioColombia
Cultural space of Sosso-BalaGuinea
Cultural space of the Brotherhood of the Holy Spirit of the Congos of Villa MellaDominican Republic
Duduk and its musicArmenia
El GüegüenseNicaragua
Fujara and its musicSlovakia
Gbofe of Afounkaha, the music of the transverse trumps of the Tagbana communityCôte d'Ivoire
Georgian polyphonic singingGeorgia
Gule WamkuluMalawi – Mozambique – Zambia
Guqin and its musicChina
Iraqi MaqamIraq
Kabuki theatreJapan
Kihnu cultural spaceEstonia
Kun Qu operaChina
Kutiyattam, Sanskrit theatreIndia
La Tumba FrancesaCuba
Lakalaka, dances and sung speeches of TongaTonga
Language, dance and music of the GarifunaBelize – Guatemala – Honduras – Nicaragua
Mak Yong theatreMalaysia
Makishi masqueradeZambia