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 : 9 elements corresponding to 11 countries

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2015

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
Gwoka: music, song, dance and cultural practice representative of Guadeloupean identityFrance
Mongolian knuckle-bone shootingMongolia

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

Music of the Bakhshis of KhorasanIran (Islamic Republic of)
Sinjska Alka, a knights’ tournament in SinjCroatia
Traditional Sohbet meetingsTurkey

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mevlevi Sema ceremonyTurkey
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