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 : 11 elements corresponding to 13 countries

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2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, YufkaAzerbaijan – Iran (Islamic Republic of) – Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan – Turkey

2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Alardah Alnajdiyah, dance, drumming and poetry in Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
Tradition of kimchi-making in the Democratic People's Republic of KoreaDemocratic People’s Republic of Korea
Wititi dance of the Colca ValleyPeru

2014

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Isukuti dance of Isukha and Idakho communities of Western KenyaKenya

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

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

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

Gastronomic meal of the FrenchFrance
Traditional art of Azerbaijani carpet weaving in the Republic of AzerbaijanAzerbaijan

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Gesar epic traditionChina
Indonesian BatikIndonesia
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