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 : 12 elements corresponding to 9 countries

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2011

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Folk long song performance technique of Limbe performances - circular breathingMongolia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Taekkyeon, a traditional Korean martial artRepublic of Korea

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Craftsmanship of Alençon needle lace-makingFrance
Daemokjang, traditional wooden architectureRepublic of Korea
Gingerbread craft from Northern CroatiaCroatia
Semah, Alevi-Bektaşi ritualTurkey

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of Chinese seal engravingChina
Chinese paper-cutChina
Radif of Iranian musicIran (Islamic Republic of)
Traditional firing technology of Longquan celadonChina

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Indonesian KrisIndonesia
Vanuatu sand drawingsVanuatu
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