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 : 27 elements corresponding to 23 countries

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2018

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Traditional hand puppetryEgypt
Yalli (Kochari, Tenzere), traditional group dances of NakhchivanAzerbaijan

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Bobbin lacemaking in SloveniaSlovenia
Dondang SayangMalaysia
HurlingIreland
Khon, masked dance drama in ThailandThailand
Rūkada Nātya, traditional string puppet drama in Sri LankaSri Lanka
Singing to the accompaniment of the GusleSerbia
The skills related to perfume in Pays de Grasse: the cultivation of perfume plants, the knowledge and processing of natural raw materials, and the art of perfume compositionFrance
Traditional Korean wrestling (Ssirum/Ssireum)Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – Republic of Korea

2017

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Taskiwin, martial dance of the western High AtlasMorocco
Whistled languageTurkey

2016

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Chapei Dang VengCambodia
Cossack’s songs of Dnipropetrovsk RegionUkraine

2015

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Coaxing ritual for camelsMongolia
Glasoechko, male two-part singing in Dolni PologThe former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Askiya, the art of witUzbekistan

2013

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Chovqan, a traditional Karabakh horse-riding game in the Republic of AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
Mongolian calligraphyMongolia

2012

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Strategy for training coming generations of Fujian puppetry practitioners China

2011

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Folk long song performance technique of Limbe performances - circular breathingMongolia
Moorish epic T’heydinnMauritania

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Nijemo Kolo, silent circle dance of the Dalmatian hinterlandCroatia
Taekkyeon, a traditional Korean martial artRepublic of Korea
Tsiattista poetic duellingCyprus

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Gagok, lyric song cycles accompanied by an orchestraRepublic of Korea

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Whistled language of the island of La Gomera (Canary Islands), the Silbo GomeroSpain
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