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 : 8 elements corresponding to 11 countries

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2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Tugging rituals and gamesCambodia – Philippines – Republic of Korea – Viet Nam

2011

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Saman danceIndonesia

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Acupuncture and moxibustion of traditional Chinese medicineChina
Mongolian traditional art of KhöömeiMongolia
Pirekua, traditional song of the P’urhépechaMexico

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mongolian art of singing, KhoomeiChina

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kihnu cultural spaceEstonia
Oral heritage and cultural manifestations of the Zápara peopleEcuador – Peru
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