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 : 12 elements corresponding to 23 countries

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2019

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

AlpinismFrance – Italy – Switzerland
Celestinian forgiveness celebrationItaly
Transhumance, the seasonal droving of livestock along migratory routes in the Mediterranean and in the AlpsAustria – Greece – Italy

2018

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of dry stone walling, knowledge and techniquesCroatia – Cyprus – France – Greece – Italy – Slovenia – Spain – Switzerland

2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Art of Neapolitan ‘Pizzaiuolo’Italy

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Falconry, a living human heritageGermany – Saudi Arabia – Austria – Belgium – United Arab Emirates – Spain – France – Hungary – Italy – Kazakhstan – Morocco – Mongolia – Pakistan – Portugal – Qatar – Syrian Arab Republic – Republic of Korea – Czechia

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional agricultural practice of cultivating the ‘vite ad alberello’ (head-trained bush vines) of the community of PantelleriaItaly

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Celebrations of big shoulder-borne processional structuresItaly
Mediterranean dietCyprus – Croatia – Spain – Greece – Italy – Morocco – Portugal

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional violin craftsmanship in CremonaItaly

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Canto a tenore, Sardinian pastoral songsItaly
Opera dei Pupi, Sicilian puppet theatreItaly
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