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 : 19 elements corresponding to 15 countries

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2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Festivity of Las Parrandas in the centre of CubaCuba
Ritual and festive expressions of the Congo culturePanama

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Škofja Loka passion playSlovenia

2015

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Koogere oral tradition of the Basongora, Banyabindi and Batooro peoplesUganda

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Commemoration feast of the finding of the True Holy Cross of ChristEthiopia
La Parranda de San Pedro de Guarenas y GuatireVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Limousin septennial ostensionsFrance

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Marches of Entre-Sambre-et-MeuseBelgium
Mesir Macunu festivalTurkey
Worship of Hùng kings in Phú ThọViet Nam

2011

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Yaokwa, the Enawene Nawe people's ritual for the maintenance of social and cosmic orderBrazil

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Festivity of ‘la Mare de Déu de la Salut’ of AlgemesíSpain
Sada Shin Noh, sacred dancing at Sada shrine, ShimaneJapan

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Gióng festival of Phù Ðông and Sóc templesViet Nam
Krakelingen and Tonnekensbrand, end-of-winter bread and fire feast at GeraardsbergenBelgium
Sinjska Alka, a knights’ tournament in SinjCroatia

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

DaimokutateJapan
Procession of the Holy Blood in BrugesBelgium
YeongsanjaeRepublic of Korea
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