Saudi Arabia and the 2003 Convention

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Ratification of the Convention on

10 January 2008

Listing of ICH

Date palm, knowledge, skills, traditions and practices

Date palm, knowledge, skills, traditions and practices (2019, RL)

On-going nomination(s)
  • 2021: Falconry, a living human heritage (RL)

  • 2021: Heda’a Al Ebel, oral tradition of calling camel flocks (RL)

  • 2021: Arabic calligraphy, knowledge, skills and practices (RL)

  • 2021: Harees, traditional dish in countries of the Arabian Gulf (RL)

  • 2020: Knowledge and practices related to cultivating Khawlani coffee beans (RL)

  • 2020: Traditional weaving of Al Sadu (RL)

Backlog nomination(s)
  • 2020: La couture et la broderie d'Albisht Alhassawi (USL)

  • 2018: Kiswat al-Kaaba, rituals and skills associated with covering the Holy Kaaba (RL)

  • 2014: Herfa multipurpose women cooperative (Art18)