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 : 19 elements corresponding to 21 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Konjic woodcarvingBosnia and Herzegovina

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional craftsmanship of Çini-makingTurkey
Traditional wall-carpet craftsmanship in Romania and the Republic of MoldovaRepublic of Moldova – Romania

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Regional Centres for Craftsmanship: a strategy for safeguarding the cultural heritage of traditional handicraftAustria

2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Arabic coffee, a symbol of generosityUnited Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia – Oman – Qatar
Copper craftsmanship of LahijAzerbaijan
Tinian marble craftsmanshipGreece
Traditional knowledge and technologies relating to the growing and processing of the curaguaVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional brass and copper craft of utensil making among the Thatheras of Jandiala Guru, Punjab, IndiaIndia
Traditional knowledge and skills in making Kyrgyz and Kazakh yurts (Turkic nomadic dwellings)Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan
Zmijanje embroideryBosnia and Herzegovina

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional craftsmanship of the Mongol Ger and its associated customsMongolia
Turkish coffee culture and traditionTurkey

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Craftsmanship of Horezu ceramicsRomania
Folk art of the Matyó, embroidery of a traditional communityHungary

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Sada Shin Noh, sacred dancing at Sada shrine, ShimaneJapan

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional skills of carpet weaving in FarsIran (Islamic Republic of)

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Aubusson tapestryFrance
Traditional manufacturing of children’s wooden toys in Hrvatsko ZagorjeCroatia
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