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 : 12 elements corresponding to 9 countries

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2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Momoeria, New Year's celebration in eight villages of Kozani area, West Macedonia, GreeceGreece

2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Wititi dance of the Colca ValleyPeru

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

La Parranda de San Pedro de Guarenas y GuatireVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ride of the Kings in the south-east of the Czech RepublicCzechia

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Aalst carnivalBelgium
Chhau danceIndia
Kumiodori, traditional Okinawan musical theatreJapan
Mudiyettu, ritual theatre and dance drama of KeralaIndia
Parachicos in the traditional January feast of Chiapa de CorzoMexico

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Spring procession of Ljelje/Kraljice (queens) from GorjaniCroatia

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Carnival of BincheBelgium
Kabuki theatreJapan
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