Browse the Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the Register of good safeguarding practices

2019 nominations will be discussed by the Committee during its 14th session, from 9 to 14 December 2019

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 listed below, you can discover the nominations, photos and videos, together with Committee decisions and evidence of community consent.

You may also experience a conceptual, visual and interactive navigation through ‘Dive into Intangible Cultural Heritage’ interfaces which demonstrate the thematic interconnectedness between all the elements inscribed and their relation to nature or to threats.




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Results : 8 elements corresponding to 8 countries

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2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Pottery skills of the women of SejnaneTunisia

2016

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Bisalhães black pottery manufacturing processPortugal

2014

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Male-child cleansing ceremony of the Lango of central northern UgandaUganda

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Lavash, the preparation, meaning and appearance of traditional bread as an expression of culture in ArmeniaArmenia

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ancient Georgian traditional Qvevri wine-making methodGeorgia
Kimjang, making and sharing kimchi in the Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea

2012

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Earthenware pottery-making skills in Botswana’s Kgatleng DistrictBotswana

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional firing technology of Longquan celadonChina
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