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 : 9 elements corresponding to 9 countries



Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of crafting and playing with Kamantcheh/Kamancha, a bowed string musical instrumentAzerbaijan – Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Chogān, a horse-riding game accompanied by music and storytellingIran (Islamic Republic of)
Khaen music of the Lao peopleLao People's Democratic Republic
Multipart singing of HorehronieSlovakia
Organ craftsmanship and musicGermany
Sega tambour of Rodrigues IslandMauritius
The art of Bài Chòi in Central Viet NamViet Nam
Uilleann pipingIreland


Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional violin craftsmanship in CremonaItaly