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 : 16 elements corresponding to 15 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

RebetikoGreece

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Argungu international fishing and cultural festivalNigeria
Beer culture in BelgiumBelgium
Oshi Palav, a traditional meal and its social and cultural contexts in TajikistanTajikistan
Tahteeb, stick gameEgypt
Winegrowers’ Festival in VeveySwitzerland

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

Practices and expressions of joking relationships in NigerNiger

2013

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Empaako tradition of the Batooro, Banyoro, Batuku, Batagwenda and Banyabindi of western UgandaUganda

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Annual pilgrimage to the mausoleum of Sidi ‘Abd el-Qader Ben Mohammed (Sidi Cheikh)Algeria
Turkish coffee culture and traditionTurkey

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Fest-Noz, festive gathering based on the collective practice of traditional dances of BrittanyFrance
Fiesta of the patios in CordovaSpain

2011

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Saman danceIndonesia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Leuven age set ritual repertoireBelgium

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Fandango's Living MuseumBrazil
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