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 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 4 countries

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity


Visoko multipart singing from Dolen and Satovcha, South-western BulgariaBulgaria


Cultural practices associated to the 1st of MarchBulgaria – North Macedonia – Republic of Moldova – Romania


Surova folk feast in Pernik regionBulgaria


The tradition of carpet-making in ChiprovtsiBulgaria


Nestinarstvo, messages from the past: the Panagyr of Saints Constantine and Helena in the village of BulgariBulgaria


Bistritsa Babi, archaic polyphony, dances and rituals from the Shoplouk regionBulgaria

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices


Bulgarian Chitalishte (Community Cultural Centre): practical experience in safeguarding the vitality of the Intangible Cultural HeritageBulgaria


Festival of folklore in Koprivshtitsa: a system of practices for heritage presentation and transmissionBulgaria