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 11 countries

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2016

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Chapei Dang VengCambodia

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Chinese Zhusuan, knowledge and practices of mathematical calculation through the abacusChina
Traditional art of Jamdani weavingBangladesh

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Al ‘azi, elegy, processional march and poetryOman

2011

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Naqqāli, Iranian dramatic story-tellingIran (Islamic Republic of)

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Tsiattista poetic duellingCyprus

2010

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Wooden movable-type printing of ChinaChina

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Music of the Bakhshis of KhorasanIran (Islamic Republic of)

2009

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Mongol Tuuli, Mongolian epicMongolia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Craftsmanship of Nanjing Yunjin brocadeChina
Radif of Iranian musicIran (Islamic Republic of)

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Al-Sirah Al-Hilaliyyah epicEgypt
Darangen epic of the Maranao people of Lake LanaoPhilippines
Vanuatu sand drawingsVanuatu
Wayang puppet theatreIndonesia
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