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 : 14 elements corresponding to 11 countries

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2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

La Romería (the pilgrimage): ritual cycle of 'La llevada' (the carrying) of the Virgin of ZapopanMexico
Nativity scene (szopka) tradition in KrakowPoland
Pottery skills of the women of SejnaneTunisia

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Carnival of GranvilleFrance
Valencia Fallas festivitySpain

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Celebrations of big shoulder-borne processional structuresItaly

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Schemenlaufen, the carnival of Imst, AustriaAustria

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Aalst carnivalBelgium

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Carnaval de Negros y BlancosColombia
Holy Week processions in PopayánColombia

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Patum of BergaSpain
Processional giants and dragons in Belgium and FranceBelgium – France
Rabinal Achí dance drama traditionGuatemala
Ramlila, the traditional performance of the RamayanaIndia
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