Browse the Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the Register of good safeguarding practices

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 : 13 elements corresponding to 14 countries

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2018

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Yalli (Kochari, Tenzere), traditional group dances of NakhchivanAzerbaijan

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

HurlingIreland
Traditional Korean wrestling (Ssirum/Ssireum)Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – Republic of Korea
Traditional spring festive rites of the Kazakh horse breedersKazakhstan

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Land-of-Legends programme, for promoting and revitalizing the art of storytelling in Kronoberg Region (South-Sweden)Sweden

2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kazakh traditional Assyk gamesKazakhstan
Kok boru, traditional horse gameKyrgyzstan
The art of Bài Chòi in Central Viet NamViet Nam

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Argungu international fishing and cultural festivalNigeria
Tahteeb, stick gameEgypt

2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Tugging rituals and gamesCambodia – Philippines – Republic of Korea – Viet Nam

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mongolian knuckle-bone shootingMongolia

2011

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Programme of cultivating ludodiversity: safeguarding traditional games in FlandersBelgium
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