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 : 13 elements corresponding to 10 countries

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2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Almezmar, drumming and dancing with sticksSaudi Arabia

2011

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Naqqāli, Iranian dramatic story-tellingIran (Islamic Republic of)

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ceremonial Keşkek traditionTurkey
Jultagi, tightrope walkingRepublic of Korea

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Fandango's Living MuseumBrazil
Programme of cultivating ludodiversity: safeguarding traditional games in FlandersBelgium

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kırkpınar oil wrestling festivalTurkey

2009

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Ca trù singingViet Nam

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Hua’erChina
Namsadang NoriRepublic of Korea
Yueju operaChina

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cultural space of Jemaa el-Fna SquareMorocco
Mak Yong theatreMalaysia
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