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 : 24 elements corresponding to 12 countries

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2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mangal Shobhajatra on Pahela BaishakhBangladesh

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Safeguarding of the folk music heritage by the Kodály conceptHungary

2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Filete porteño in Buenos Aires, a traditional painting techniqueArgentina

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Arirang folk song in the Democratic People’s Republic of KoreaDemocratic People’s Republic of Korea
Askiya, the art of witUzbekistan

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of Đờn ca tài tử music and song in southern Viet NamViet Nam
Petrykivka decorative painting as a phenomenon of the Ukrainian ornamental folk artUkraine

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Arirang, lyrical folk song in the Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea
Folk art of the Matyó, embroidery of a traditional communityHungary
Nachi no Dengaku, a religious performing art held at the Nachi fire festivalJapan
Worship of Hùng kings in Phú ThọViet Nam

2010

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

MeshrepChina

2009

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Mongol Biyelgee, Mongolian traditional folk danceMongolia
Qiang New Year festivalChina

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Akiu no Taue OdoriJapan
Annual carnival bell ringers’ pageant from the Kastav areaCroatia
Busó festivities at Mohács: masked end-of-winter carnival customHungary
Chinese paper-cutChina
Dragon Boat festivalChina
GanggangsullaeRepublic of Korea
Hua’erChina
Namsadang NoriRepublic of Korea
Spring procession of Ljelje/Kraljice (queens) from GorjaniCroatia
Tibetan operaChina
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