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 : 13 elements corresponding to 4 countries

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2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Nachi no Dengaku, a religious performing art held at the Nachi fire festivalJapan

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mibu no Hana Taue, ritual of transplanting rice in Mibu, HiroshimaJapan
Sada Shin Noh, sacred dancing at Sada shrine, ShimaneJapan

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Gióng festival of Phù Ðông and Sóc templesViet Nam
Mudiyettu, ritual theatre and dance drama of KeralaIndia

2009

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Traditional design and practices for building Chinese wooden arch bridgesChina

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

ChakkirakoJapan
Chinese traditional architectural craftsmanship for timber-framed structuresChina
DaimokutateJapan
Dainichido BugakuJapan
Hayachine KaguraJapan
Ramman, religious festival and ritual theatre of the Garhwal Himalayas, IndiaIndia

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kutiyattam, Sanskrit theatreIndia
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