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2019 nominations will be discussed by the Committee during its 14th session, from 9 to 14 December 2019

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.

You may also experience a conceptual, visual and interactive navigation through ‘Dive into Intangible Cultural Heritage’ interfaces which demonstrate the thematic interconnectedness between all the elements inscribed and their relation to nature or to threats.




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Results : 14 elements corresponding to 14 countries

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2019

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Seperu folkdance and associated practicesBotswana

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

‘Hatajo de Negritos’ and ‘Hatajo de Pallitas’ from the Peruvian south-central coastlinePeru
Khorazm dance, LazgiUzbekistan

2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

As-Samer in JordanJordan

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Almezmar, drumming and dancing with sticksSaudi Arabia
Bhojpuri folk songs in Mauritius, Geet-GawaiMauritius
Rumba in Cuba, a festive combination of music and dances and all the practices associatedCuba

2011

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Saman danceIndonesia

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Al-Bar’ah, music and dance of Oman Dhofari valleysOman
FlamencoSpain

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ahellil of GouraraAlgeria
Lakalaka, dances and sung speeches of TongaTonga
Mbende Jerusarema danceZimbabwe
Polyphonic singing of the Aka Pygmies of Central AfricaCentral African Republic
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