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

2019 nominations will be discussed by the Committee during its 14th session, from 9 to 14 December 2019

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 : 6 elements corresponding to 7 countries

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2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Music and dance of the merengue in the Dominican RepublicDominican Republic
Rumba in Cuba, a festive combination of music and dances and all the practices associatedCuba

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Safeguarding of the folk music heritage by the Kodály conceptHungary

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Fado, urban popular song of PortugalPortugal

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Radif of Iranian musicIran (Islamic Republic of)

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Shashmaqom musicUzbekistan – Tajikistan
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