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 : 12 elements corresponding to 24 countries

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2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Charrería, equestrian tradition in MexicoMexico
Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia

2015

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Manufacture of cowbellsPortugal

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Bagpipe cultureSlovakia
Classical horsemanship and the High School of the Spanish Riding School ViennaAustria

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional knowledge and skills in making Kyrgyz and Kazakh yurts (Turkic nomadic dwellings)Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional craftsmanship of the Mongol Ger and its associated customsMongolia

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Chinese shadow puppetryChina

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Compagnonnage, network for on-the-job transmission of knowledge and identitiesFrance
Kırkpınar oil wrestling festivalTurkey

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

KaragözTurkey

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Sbek Thom, Khmer shadow theatreCambodia
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