Azerbaijan and the 2003 Convention

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Periodic reporting

On Urgent Safeguarding List elements

Yalli (Kochari, Tenzere), traditional group dances of Nakhchivan



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

Committee Member


Listing of ICH

Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, Yufka

Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, Yufka (2016, RL)

On-going nomination(s)
  • 2020: Nar Bayrami, traditional pomegranate festivity and culture (RL)

  • 2020: Art of miniature (RL)

Backlog nomination(s)
  • 2021: Culture of Çay (tea), a symbol of identity, hospitality and social interaction (RL)

  • 2021: Pehlevanliq, traditional zorkhana games and sports (RL)

  • 2021: Craftsmanship and performing art of balaban/mey (RL)

  • 2021: Telling tradition of Nasreddin Hodja/ Molla Nesreddin/ Molla Ependi/ Apendi/ Afendi Kozhanasyr Anecdotes (RL)

  • 2012: Cultural space of Nij (RL)

  • 2012: Cultural space of Qirmizi Qasaba (RL)


Activities with the patronage

Accredited NGOs located in this country

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Law on Legal Protection of the Azerbaijan Folk Expressions


Law on Cinematography


Law on Copyright and related Fields

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