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 : 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 – North Macedonia – Republic of Moldova – Romania
Spring celebration, HıdrellezNorth 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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