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 : 23 elements corresponding to 19 countries

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2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Chidaoba, wrestling in GeorgiaGeorgia
Horse and camel ArdhahOman
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

Argungu international fishing and cultural festivalNigeria
Charrería, equestrian tradition in MexicoMexico
Khidr Elias feast and its vowsIraq
Kuresi in KazakhstanKazakhstan
Tahteeb, stick gameEgypt

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Oselvar boat - reframing a traditional learning process of building and use to a modern contextNorway

2013

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

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

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cherry festival in SefrouMorocco

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Equitation in the French traditionFrance
Taekkyeon, a traditional Korean martial artRepublic of Korea

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

2009

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Mongol Tuuli, Mongolian epicMongolia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Dragon Boat festivalChina

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Gangneung Danoje festivalRepublic of Korea
Moussem of Tan-TanMorocco
Urtiin Duu, traditional folk long songChina – Mongolia
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