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

2020 nominations will be discussed by the Committee during its 15th session in December 2020

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 : 15 elements corresponding to 19 countries

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2019

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional technique of making Airag in Khokhuur and its associated customsMongolia

2017

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Mongolian traditional practices of worshipping the sacred sitesMongolia

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

2015

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Coaxing ritual for camelsMongolia

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mongolian knuckle-bone shootingMongolia

2013

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Mongolian calligraphyMongolia

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional craftsmanship of the Mongol Ger and its associated customsMongolia

2011

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Folk long song performance technique of Limbe performances - circular breathingMongolia

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mongolian traditional art of KhöömeiMongolia
Naadam, Mongolian traditional festivalMongolia

2009

List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Mongol Biyelgee, Mongolian traditional folk danceMongolia
Mongol Tuuli, Mongolian epicMongolia
Traditional music of the TsuurMongolia

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional music of the Morin KhuurMongolia
Urtiin Duu, traditional folk long songChina – Mongolia
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