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 : 11 elements corresponding to 11 countries

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2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Raiho-shin, ritual visits of deities in masks and costumesJapan
Traditional spring festive rites of the Kazakh horse breedersKazakhstan

2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cultural practices associated to the 1st of MarchBulgaria – The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – Republic of Moldova – Romania
Spring celebration, HıdrellezThe former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – Turkey

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Chhau danceIndia

2009

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Rite of the Kalyady Tsars (Christmas Tsars)Belarus

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

ChakkirakoJapan
Dainichido BugakuJapan
GanggangsullaeRepublic of Korea
Oku-noto no AenokotoJapan
Spring procession of Ljelje/Kraljice (queens) from GorjaniCroatia
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