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 10 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of crafting and playing with Kamantcheh/Kamancha, a bowed string musical instrumentAzerbaijan – Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Chogān, a horse-riding game accompanied by music and storytellingIran (Islamic Republic of)
Kazakh traditional Assyk gamesKazakhstan
Kochari, traditional group danceArmenia
Kolo, traditional folk danceSerbia
Kushtdepdi rite of singing and dancingTurkmenistan
Sega tambour of Rodrigues IslandMauritius

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Craftsmanship and performance art of the Tar, a long-necked string musical instrumentAzerbaijan

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Nijemo Kolo, silent circle dance of the Dalmatian hinterlandCroatia

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cultural space of the Brotherhood of the Holy Spirit of the Congos of Villa MellaDominican Republic
Georgian polyphonic singingGeorgia
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