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 : 21 elements corresponding to 16 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ritual journeys in La Paz during AlasitaBolivia (Plurinational State of)

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Festivity of Virgen de la Candelaria of PunoPeru
Pujllay and Ayarichi, music and dances of the Yampara cultureBolivia (Plurinational State of)

2013

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Nan Pa’ch ceremonyGuatemala

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Festival of Saint Francis of Assisi, QuibdóColombia
Ichapekene Piesta, the biggest festival of San Ignacio de Moxos Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Pilgrimage to the sanctuary of the Lord of Qoyllurit’iPeru

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Pahlevani and Zoorkhanei ritualsIran (Islamic Republic of)

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mazu belief and customsChina
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

Andean cosmovision of the KallawayaBolivia (Plurinational State of)
Baul songsBangladesh
Carnival of OruroBolivia (Plurinational State of)
Cocolo dance drama traditionDominican Republic
Cultural space of Boysun DistrictUzbekistan
Gangneung Danoje festivalRepublic of Korea
Gule WamkuluMalawi – Mozambique – Zambia
Indigenous festivity dedicated to the deadMexico
Maroon heritage of Moore TownJamaica
Rabinal Achí dance drama traditionGuatemala
Samba de Roda of the Recôncavo of BahiaBrazil
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