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 : 16 elements corresponding to 17 countries

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2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

YogaIndia

2015

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Koogere oral tradition of the Basongora, Banyabindi and Batooro peoplesUganda

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Majlis, a cultural and social spaceUnited Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia – Oman – Qatar

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Capoeira circleBrazil
Coming forth of the masks and puppets in MarkalaMali
Gwoka: music, song, dance and cultural practice representative of Guadeloupean identityFrance
Mongolian knuckle-bone shootingMongolia

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cultural practices and expressions linked to the balafon of the Senufo communities of Mali, Burkina Faso and Côte d'IvoireMali – Burkina Faso – Côte d'Ivoire

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Leuven age set ritual repertoireBelgium

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mudiyettu, ritual theatre and dance drama of KeralaIndia
Music of the Bakhshis of KhorasanIran (Islamic Republic of)
Pahlevani and Zoorkhanei ritualsIran (Islamic Republic of)
Sinjska Alka, a knights’ tournament in SinjCroatia
Traditional Sohbet meetingsTurkey
Wayuu normative system, applied by the Pütchipü’üi (palabrero)Colombia

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mevlevi Sema ceremonyTurkey
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