Browse the Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the Register of good safeguarding practices

2019 nominations will be discussed by the Committee during its 14th session, from 9 to 14 December 2019

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 listed below, you can discover the nominations, photos and videos, together with Committee decisions and evidence of community consent.

You may also experience a conceptual, visual and interactive navigation through ‘Dive into Intangible Cultural Heritage’ interfaces which demonstrate the thematic interconnectedness between all the elements inscribed and their relation to nature or to threats.




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Results : 13 elements corresponding to 8 countries

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2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Khon, masked dance drama in ThailandThailand

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Škofja Loka passion playSlovenia

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Argan, practices and know-how concerning the argan treeMorocco

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Rites and craftsmanship associated with the wedding costume tradition of TlemcenAlgeria

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Chhau danceIndia
Kalbelia folk songs and dances of RajasthanIndia
Kumiodori, traditional Okinawan musical theatreJapan
Mudiyettu, ritual theatre and dance drama of KeralaIndia
Peking operaChina

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Carnaval de Negros y BlancosColombia
Yueju operaChina

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kabuki theatreJapan
Kutiyattam, Sanskrit theatreIndia
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