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 : 17 elements corresponding to 11 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Basel CarnivalSwitzerland

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cherry festival in SefrouMorocco
Festival of Saint Francis of Assisi, QuibdóColombia
Frevo, performing arts of the Carnival of RecifeBrazil
Schemenlaufen, the carnival of Imst, AustriaAustria

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ride of the Kings in the south-east of the Czech RepublicCzechia

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Aalst carnivalBelgium
Hopping procession of EchternachLuxembourg
Kırkpınar oil wrestling festivalTurkey
Shrovetide door-to-door processions and masks in the villages of the Hlinecko areaCzechia
Sinjska Alka, a knights’ tournament in SinjCroatia

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Carnaval de Negros y BlancosColombia
Festivity of Saint Blaise, the patron of DubrovnikCroatia
Holy Week processions in PopayánColombia
Procession of the Holy Blood in BrugesBelgium

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Carnival of BincheBelgium
Processional giants and dragons in Belgium and FranceBelgium – France
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