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 : 15 elements corresponding to 14 countries

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2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mwinoghe, joyous danceMalawi

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Almezmar, drumming and dancing with sticksSaudi Arabia
Charrería, equestrian tradition in MexicoMexico

2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Bagpipe cultureSlovakia
Epic art of GoroglyTurkmenistan

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Gwoka: music, song, dance and cultural practice representative of Guadeloupean identityFrance
Kazakh traditional art of Dombra KuyKazakhstan

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Celebrations of big shoulder-borne processional structuresItaly
Feast of the Holy Forty Martyrs in ŠtipThe former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Music of TerchováSlovakia

2012

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Bigwala, gourd trumpet music and dance of the Busoga Kingdom in UgandaUganda

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Performance of the Armenian epic of 'Daredevils of Sassoun' or 'David of Sassoun'Armenia

2010

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

MeshrepChina

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Gingerbread craft from Northern CroatiaCroatia
Mongolian traditional art of KhöömeiMongolia
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