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.




More criteria




Your browser is not supported by this application. Please use recent versions of browsers such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge or Safari to access 'Dive' interfaces.

Results : 17 elements corresponding to 15 countries

20182201522014120121201022009520084

2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Raiho-shin, ritual visits of deities in masks and costumesJapan
Ritual and festive expressions of the Congo culturePanama

2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Surova folk feast in Pernik regionBulgaria
Tugging rituals and gamesCambodia – Philippines – Republic of Korea – Viet Nam

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Pujllay and Ayarichi, music and dances of the Yampara cultureBolivia (Plurinational State of)

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

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

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kumiodori, traditional Okinawan musical theatreJapan
Ritual dramatic art of Ta‘zīyeIran (Islamic Republic of)

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

CheoyongmuRepublic of Korea
Dainichido BugakuJapan
Dragon Boat festivalChina
Hayachine KaguraJapan
Jeju Chilmeoridang YeongdeunggutRepublic of Korea

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mask dance of the drums from DrametseBhutan
Nôgaku theatreJapan
Patum of BergaSpain
Processional giants and dragons in Belgium and FranceBelgium – France
Top