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 : 26 elements corresponding to 22 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Konjic woodcarvingBosnia and Herzegovina

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Puppetry in Slovakia and CzechiaSlovakia – Czechia

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional craftsmanship of the Mongol Ger and its associated customsMongolia

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Schemenlaufen, the carnival of Imst, AustriaAustria

2010

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Wooden movable-type printing of ChinaChina

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Daemokjang, traditional wooden architectureRepublic of Korea
Huaconada, ritual dance of MitoPeru
Parachicos in the traditional January feast of Chiapa de CorzoMexico

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Busó festivities at Mohács: masked end-of-winter carnival customHungary
China engraved block printing techniqueChina
Chinese calligraphyChina
Chinese traditional architectural craftsmanship for timber-framed structuresChina
Holy Week processions in PopayánColombia
KaragözTurkey
Traditional manufacturing of children’s wooden toys in Hrvatsko ZagorjeCroatia

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cross-crafting and its symbolismLithuania
Duduk and its musicArmenia
Fujara and its musicSlovakia
Guqin and its musicChina
Indonesian KrisIndonesia
Ningyo Johruri Bunraku puppet theatreJapan
Opera dei Pupi, Sicilian puppet theatreItaly
Oral heritage of GeledeBenin – Nigeria – Togo
Traditional music of the Morin KhuurMongolia
Wayang puppet theatreIndonesia
Woodcrafting knowledge of the ZafimaniryMadagascar
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