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 : 19 elements corresponding to 19 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of crafting and playing with Kamantcheh/Kamancha, a bowed string musical instrumentAzerbaijan – Iran (Islamic Republic of)
PuntoCuba
RebetikoGreece

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Venezuela's Dancing Devils of Corpus ChristiVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Bećarac singing and playing from Eastern CroatiaCroatia

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Peking operaChina

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Al-Sirah Al-Hilaliyyah epicEgypt
Azerbaijani MughamAzerbaijan
Baul songsBangladesh
Căluş ritualRomania
Cultural space of Boysun DistrictUzbekistan
El GüegüenseNicaragua
Mevlevi Sema ceremonyTurkey
Nha Nhac, Vietnamese court musicViet Nam
Ningyo Johruri Bunraku puppet theatreJapan
Polyphonic singing of the Aka Pygmies of Central AfricaCentral African Republic
Royal ancestral ritual in the Jongmyo shrine and its musicRepublic of Korea
Samba de Roda of the Recôncavo of BahiaBrazil
Shashmaqom musicUzbekistan – Tajikistan
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