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 : 21 elements corresponding to 10 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Dolma making and sharing tradition, a marker of cultural identityAzerbaijan

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Bhojpuri folk songs in Mauritius, Geet-GawaiMauritius
Oshi Palav, a traditional meal and its social and cultural contexts in TajikistanTajikistan
Palov culture and traditionUzbekistan
Practices related to the Viet beliefs in the Mother Goddesses of Three RealmsViet Nam
The Twenty-Four Solar Terms, knowledge in China of time and practices developed through observation of the sun’s annual motionChina

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Nongak, community band music, dance and rituals in the Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea
Ví and Giặm folk songs of Nghệ TĩnhViet Nam

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Washoku, traditional dietary cultures of the Japanese, notably for the celebration of New YearJapan

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Nachi no Dengaku, a religious performing art held at the Nachi fire festivalJapan
Worship of Hùng kings in Phú ThọViet Nam

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mibu no Hana Taue, ritual of transplanting rice in Mibu, HiroshimaJapan
Sada Shin Noh, sacred dancing at Sada shrine, ShimaneJapan

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Indonesian AngklungIndonesia

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Akiu no Taue OdoriJapan
Dragon Boat festivalChina
GanggangsullaeRepublic of Korea
Oku-noto no AenokotoJapan
Traditional handicrafts of making Xuan paperChina

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Hudhud chants of the IfugaoPhilippines
Space of gong cultureViet Nam
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