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 : 7 elements corresponding to 7 countries

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2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Argan, practices and know-how concerning the argan treeMorocco
Ebru, Turkish art of marblingTurkey
Know-how of cultivating mastic on the island of ChiosGreece
Traditional art and symbolism of Kelaghayi, making and wearing women’s silk headscarvesAzerbaijan
Washi, craftsmanship of traditional Japanese hand-made paperJapan

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional weaving of the Ecuadorian toquilla straw hatEcuador

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Weaving of Mosi (fine ramie) in the Hansan regionRepublic of Korea
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