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 : 10 elements corresponding to 4 countries

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2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Khon, masked dance drama in ThailandThailand

2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kumbh MelaIndia

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Bhojpuri folk songs in Mauritius, Geet-GawaiMauritius

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Sankirtana, ritual singing, drumming and dancing of ManipurIndia

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Chhau danceIndia
Mudiyettu, ritual theatre and dance drama of KeralaIndia

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ramman, religious festival and ritual theatre of the Garhwal Himalayas, IndiaIndia

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Baul songsBangladesh
Kutiyattam, Sanskrit theatreIndia
Tradition of Vedic chantingIndia
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