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 : 6 elements corresponding to 5 countries



List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Bigwala, gourd trumpet music and dance of the Busoga Kingdom in UgandaUganda


Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ride of the Kings in the south-east of the Czech RepublicCzechia


Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Barkcloth making in UgandaUganda
Lakalaka, dances and sung speeches of TongaTonga
Rabinal Achí dance drama traditionGuatemala
Sbek Thom, Khmer shadow theatreCambodia