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 13 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Craftmanship of Estremoz clay figuresPortugal
Zaouli, popular music and dance of the Guro communities in Côte d’IvoireCôte d'Ivoire

2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Tinian marble craftsmanshipGreece

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Círio de Nazaré (The Taper of Our Lady of Nazareth) in the city of Belém, ParáBrazil

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ichapekene Piesta, the biggest festival of San Ignacio de Moxos Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Marches of Entre-Sambre-et-MeuseBelgium

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Pilgrimage to the sanctuary of the Lord of Qoyllurit’iPeru

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Armenian cross-stones art. Symbolism and craftsmanship of KhachkarsArmenia
Gióng festival of Phù Ðông and Sóc templesViet Nam
Parachicos in the traditional January feast of Chiapa de CorzoMexico

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Holy Week processions in PopayánColombia
Mazu belief and customsChina
Regong artsChina

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Woodcrafting knowledge of the ZafimaniryMadagascar
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