Azerbaijan and the 2003 Convention

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Periodic reporting

On Urgent Safeguarding List elements

Chovqan, a traditional Karabakh horse-riding game in the Republic of Azerbaijan



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Key references

Ratification of the Convention on

18 January 2007

Listing of ICH

Copper craftsmanship of Lahij

Copper craftsmanship of Lahij (2012, RL)

On-going nomination(s)
  • 2018: Yalli (Kochari, Tenzere), traditional group dances of Nakhchivan (USL)

  • 2018: Heritage of Dede Qorqud/Korkyt Ata/Dede Korkut: epic culture, folk tales and music (RL)

  • 2017: Dolma making and sharing tradition, a marker of cultural identity (RL)

  • 2017: Art of crafting and playing with Kamantcheh/Kamancha, a bowed string musical instrument (RL)

Backlog nomination(s)
  • 2013: Craftsmanship and performing art of balaban (RL)

  • 2012: Cultural space of Nij (RL)

  • 2012: Cultural space of Qirmizi Qasaba (RL)


Activities with the patronage

Accredited NGOs located in this country


Law on Legal Protection of the Azerbaijan Folk Expressions


Law on Cinematography


Law on Copyright and related Fields

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