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 : 16 elements corresponding to 13 countries

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2019

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

‘Hatajo de Negritos’ and ‘Hatajo de Pallitas’ from the Peruvian south-central coastlinePeru
Cultural Complex of Bumba-meu-boi from MaranhãoBrazil
Ethiopian epiphanyEthiopia
Holy Week processions in MendrisioSwitzerland
The festival of the Santísima Trinidad del Señor Jesús del Gran Poder in the city of La PazBolivia (Plurinational State of)
Winter festivities, Carnival of PodencePortugal

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

Men’s group Colindat, Christmas-time ritualRepublic of Moldova – Romania

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Armenian cross-stones art. Symbolism and craftsmanship of KhachkarsArmenia

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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