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 : 19 elements corresponding to 18 countries

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2017

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Colombian-Venezuelan llano work songsColombia – Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Music and dance of the merengue in the Dominican RepublicDominican Republic
Winegrowers’ Festival in VeveySwitzerland

2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Tugging rituals and gamesCambodia – Philippines – Republic of Korea – Viet Nam

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Gwoka: music, song, dance and cultural practice representative of Guadeloupean identityFrance
Ví and Giặm folk songs of Nghệ TĩnhViet Nam

2013

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Nan Pa’ch ceremonyGuatemala

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cherry festival in SefrouMorocco

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Houtem Jaarmarkt, annual winter fair and livestock market at Sint-Lievens-HoutemBelgium

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Akiu no Taue OdoriJapan
Dainichido BugakuJapan
DoinaRomania
Farmers’ dance of China’s Korean ethnic groupChina
GanggangsullaeRepublic of Korea
Irrigators’ tribunals of the Spanish Mediterranean coast: the Council of Wise Men of the plain of Murcia and the Water Tribunal of the plain of ValenciaSpain
Oku-noto no AenokotoJapan
Ramman, religious festival and ritual theatre of the Garhwal Himalayas, IndiaIndia
Traditional handicrafts of making Xuan paperChina

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Oxherding and oxcart traditions in Costa RicaCosta Rica
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