Browse the Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the Register of good safeguarding practices

2019 nominations will be discussed by the Committee during its 14th session, from 9 to 14 December 2019

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 listed below, you can discover the nominations, photos and videos, together with Committee decisions and evidence of community consent.

You may also experience a conceptual, visual and interactive navigation through ‘Dive into Intangible Cultural Heritage’ interfaces which demonstrate the thematic interconnectedness between all the elements inscribed and their relation to nature or to threats.




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Results : 11 elements corresponding to 6 countries

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2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Nativity scene (szopka) tradition in KrakowPoland

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mangal Shobhajatra on Pahela BaishakhBangladesh

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ebru, Turkish art of marblingTurkey
Washi, craftsmanship of traditional Japanese hand-made paperJapan

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Chinese shadow puppetryChina
Ride of the Kings in the south-east of the Czech RepublicCzechia

2010

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Wooden movable-type printing of ChinaChina

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of Chinese seal engravingChina
China engraved block printing techniqueChina
Chinese paper-cutChina
Traditional handicrafts of making Xuan paperChina
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