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 : 16 elements corresponding to 4 countries

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2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

The Twenty-Four Solar Terms, knowledge in China of time and practices developed through observation of the sun’s annual motionChina

2012

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Strategy for training coming generations of Fujian puppetry practitioners China

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Chinese shadow puppetryChina

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Acupuncture and moxibustion of traditional Chinese medicineChina
Chhau danceIndia
Gagok, lyric song cycles accompanied by an orchestraRepublic of Korea
Kumiodori, traditional Okinawan musical theatreJapan
Peking operaChina

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

China engraved block printing techniqueChina
Chinese calligraphyChina
Gesar epic traditionChina

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kun Qu operaChina
Nôgaku theatreJapan
Pansori epic chantRepublic of Korea
Ramlila, the traditional performance of the RamayanaIndia
Royal ancestral ritual in the Jongmyo shrine and its musicRepublic of Korea
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