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 : 25 elements corresponding to 22 countries

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2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

As-Samer in JordanJordan
Picking of iva grass on Ozren mountainBosnia and Herzegovina
Pottery skills of the women of SejnaneTunisia
Raiho-shin, ritual visits of deities in masks and costumesJapan
Tamboradas drum-playing ritualsSpain
The skills related to perfume in Pays de Grasse: the cultivation of perfume plants, the knowledge and processing of natural raw materials, and the art of perfume compositionFrance

2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of Neapolitan ‘Pizzaiuolo’Italy
Basel CarnivalSwitzerland
Craftmanship of Estremoz clay figuresPortugal
Kazakh traditional Assyk gamesKazakhstan
Khaen music of the Lao peopleLao People's Democratic Republic
Kochari, traditional group danceArmenia
Multipart singing of HorehronieSlovakia
Pinisi, art of boatbuilding in South SulawesiIndonesia
Sega tambour of Rodrigues IslandMauritius

2016

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Cossack’s songs of Dnipropetrovsk RegionUkraine

2015

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Manufacture of cowbellsPortugal

2012

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Xtaxkgakget Makgkaxtlawana: the Centre for Indigenous Arts and its contribution to safeguarding the intangible cultural heritage of the Totonac people of Veracruz, MexicoMexico

2011

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Táncház method: a Hungarian model for the transmission of intangible cultural heritageHungary

2009

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Ca trù singingViet Nam
Cantu in paghjella, a secular and liturgical oral tradition of CorsicaFrance

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Lefkara laces or LefkaritikaCyprus
Two-part singing and playing in the Istrian scaleCroatia

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Centre for traditional culture – school museum of Pusol pedagogic projectSpain

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cross-crafting and its symbolismLithuania
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