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 : 15 elements corresponding to 14 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Door-to-door rounds of KurentiSlovenia
Multipart singing of HorehronieSlovakia
Ritual journeys in La Paz during AlasitaBolivia (Plurinational State of)
Traditional system of Corongo’s water judgesPeru

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Škofja Loka passion playSlovenia

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Lavash, the preparation, meaning and appearance of traditional bread as an expression of culture in ArmeniaArmenia

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Commemoration feast of the finding of the True Holy Cross of ChristEthiopia
Feast of the Holy Forty Martyrs in ŠtipThe former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Men’s group Colindat, Christmas-time ritualRepublic of Moldova – Romania

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cherry festival in SefrouMorocco

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Armenian cross-stones art. Symbolism and craftsmanship of KhachkarsArmenia
Hopping procession of EchternachLuxembourg
Krakelingen and Tonnekensbrand, end-of-winter bread and fire feast at GeraardsbergenBelgium

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Indigenous festivity dedicated to the deadMexico
Royal ancestral ritual in the Jongmyo shrine and its musicRepublic of Korea
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