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 13 countries

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2019

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional Turkish archeryTurkey
Traditions of Pencak SilatIndonesia

2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

HurlingIreland
Traditional Korean wrestling (Ssirum/Ssireum)Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – Republic of Korea

2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kok boru, traditional horse gameKyrgyzstan

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Charrería, equestrian tradition in MexicoMexico
Kuresi in KazakhstanKazakhstan
Tahteeb, stick gameEgypt

2013

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Chovqan, a traditional Karabakh horse-riding game in the Republic of AzerbaijanAzerbaijan

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Equitation in the French traditionFrance

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kırkpınar oil wrestling festivalTurkey
Naadam, Mongolian traditional festivalMongolia
Sinjska Alka, a knights’ tournament in SinjCroatia
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