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 : 25 elements corresponding to 19 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Uilleann pipingIreland
Xoan singing of Phú Thọ province, Viet Nam Viet Nam

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Puppetry in Slovakia and CzechiaSlovakia – Czechia

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Safeguarding of the folk music heritage by the Kodály conceptHungary

2015

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Traditional Vallenato music of the Greater Magdalena regionColombia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Bagpipe cultureSlovakia
Marimba music, traditional chants and dances from the Colombia South Pacific region and Esmeraldas Province of EcuadorColombia – Ecuador

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Arirang folk song in the Democratic People’s Republic of KoreaDemocratic People’s Republic of Korea
Nongak, community band music, dance and rituals in the Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Safeguarding the carillon culture: preservation, transmission, exchange and awareness-raisingBelgium

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Arirang, lyrical folk song in the Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea
Craftsmanship and performance art of the Tar, a long-necked string musical instrumentAzerbaijan

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mibu no Hana Taue, ritual of transplanting rice in Mibu, HiroshimaJapan

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Indonesian AngklungIndonesia

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

GanggangsullaeRepublic of Korea
MaloyaFrance
NanyinChina
Radif of Iranian musicIran (Islamic Republic of)
Traditional manufacturing of children’s wooden toys in Hrvatsko ZagorjeCroatia
Two-part singing and playing in the Istrian scaleCroatia
Xi’an wind and percussion ensembleChina

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Azerbaijani MughamAzerbaijan
Cultural space of Sosso-BalaGuinea
Cultural space of the Brotherhood of the Holy Spirit of the Congos of Villa MellaDominican Republic
Guqin and its musicChina
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