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 : 10 elements corresponding to 11 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Spring celebration, HıdrellezThe former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – Turkey

2015

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Glasoechko, male two-part singing in Dolni PologThe former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Fichee-Chambalaalla, New Year festival of the Sidama peopleEthiopia

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mongolian knuckle-bone shootingMongolia

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kyrgyz epic trilogy: Manas, Semetey, SeytekKyrgyzstan
Practices and knowledge linked to the Imzad of the Tuareg communities of Algeria, Mali and NigerAlgeria – Mali – Niger
Turkish coffee culture and traditionTurkey
Xooy, a divination ceremony among the Serer of Senegal Senegal

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Jeju Chilmeoridang YeongdeunggutRepublic of Korea

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ifa divination systemNigeria
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