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 : 17 elements corresponding to 12 countries

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2017

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Mongolian traditional practices of worshipping the sacred sitesMongolia

2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Summer solstice fire festivals in the PyreneesAndorra – Spain – France

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Argan, practices and know-how concerning the argan treeMorocco

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Knowledge, skills and rituals related to the annual renewal of the Q’eswachaka bridgePeru

2012

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Ala-kiyiz and Shyrdak, art of Kyrgyz traditional felt carpetsKyrgyzstan

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Nachi no Dengaku, a religious performing art held at the Nachi fire festivalJapan
Worship of Hùng kings in Phú ThọViet Nam

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Pilgrimage to the sanctuary of the Lord of Qoyllurit’iPeru

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Huaconada, ritual dance of MitoPeru

2009

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Qiang New Year festivalChina

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Dainichido BugakuJapan
Hayachine KaguraJapan
Hua’erChina
Ramman, religious festival and ritual theatre of the Garhwal Himalayas, IndiaIndia

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Space of gong cultureViet Nam
Taquile and its textile artPeru
Woodcrafting knowledge of the ZafimaniryMadagascar
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