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 12 countries

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2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Khon, masked dance drama in ThailandThailand
Rūkada Nātya, traditional string puppet drama in Sri LankaSri Lanka

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Momoeria, New Year's celebration in eight villages of Kozani area, West Macedonia, GreeceGreece

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Nongak, community band music, dance and rituals in the Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ceremonial Keşkek traditionTurkey

2010

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

MeshrepChina

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

DaimokutateJapan

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Arts of the Meddah, public storytellersTurkey
Carnival of OruroBolivia (Plurinational State of)
Cocolo dance drama traditionDominican Republic
El GüegüenseNicaragua
Gangneung Danoje festivalRepublic of Korea
Mystery play of ElcheSpain
Ningyo Johruri Bunraku puppet theatreJapan
Olonkho, Yakut heroic eposRussian Federation
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