Browse the Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the Register of good safeguarding practices

2020 nominations will be discussed by the Committee during its 15th session in December 2020

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 listed below, you can discover the nominations, photos and videos, together with Committee decisions and evidence of community consent.

You may also experience a conceptual, visual and interactive navigation through ‘Dive into Intangible Cultural Heritage’ interfaces which demonstrate the thematic interconnectedness between all the elements inscribed and their relation to nature or to threats.




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Results : 13 elements corresponding to 12 countries

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2019

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

'Ie Samoa, fine mat and its cultural valueSamoa
Drotárstvo, wire craft and artSlovakia
Practices and craftsmanship associated with the Damascene rose in Al-MrahSyrian Arab Republic
Traditional Turkish archeryTurkey
Traditional turkmen carpet making art in TurkmenistanTurkmenistan

2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Craft of the miller operating windmills and watermillsNetherlands
Craftmanship of Estremoz clay figuresPortugal

2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Tinian marble craftsmanshipGreece

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Washi, craftsmanship of traditional Japanese hand-made paperJapan

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional violin craftsmanship in CremonaItaly

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Compagnonnage, network for on-the-job transmission of knowledge and identitiesFrance
Craftsmanship of Alençon needle lace-makingFrance

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Indonesian KrisIndonesia
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