Evaluation of nominations for inscription in 2013 on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (item 8 on the agenda)

Below are the nominations to be examined by the Committee for possible inscription in 2013 on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, in accordance with the procedures established in the Operational Directives for the implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Each nomination includes (i) a nomination form ICH-02, (ii) evidence of consent from the communities concerned, (iii) ten photos and (iv) a short video.

The recommendations of the Subsidiary Body for the inscription on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2013 are available in document ITH/13/8.COM/8 (English|French).

Files (31)
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Algeria

EN: Annual pilgrimage to the mausoleum of Sidi ‘Abd el-Qader Ben Mohammed (Sidi Cheikh)

FR: Le pèlerinage annuel au mausolée de Sidi ‘Abd el-Qader Ben Mohammed dit « Sidi Cheikh »

Representative List

File reference: 660

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French15 Feb 2013
Consent of communities:French/Arabic31 Mar 2011
ICH inventory:French15 Feb 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Rakb Sidi Cheikh’ (10:47):French31 Mar 2011
Draft decision 8.COM 8.1:English|French
8.2 
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Algeria - Mali - Niger

EN: Practices and knowledge linked to the Imzad of the Tuareg communities of Algeria, Mali and Niger

FR: Les pratiques et savoirs liés à l’imzad des communautés touarègues de l’Algérie, du Mali et du Niger

Representative List

File reference: 891

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French15 Feb 2013
Consent of communities - Mali:French30 Mar 2012
Consent of communities - Niger:French30 Mar 2012
Consent of communities - Algeria:Franch/Tamasheq/Arabic18 Feb 2013
ICH inventory - Inventory Algeria:French/Arabic30 Mar 2012
ICH inventory - Inventaire Mali:French30 Mar 2012
ICH inventory - Inventaire Niger:French30 Mar 2012
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Imzad: a music of Touareg women’ (09:59):French30 Mar 2012
Draft decision 8.COM 8.2:English|French
8.3 
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Austria

EN: Classical horsemanship and the High School of the Spanish Riding School Vienna

FR: La Haute École d’équitation classique à l’École d’équitation espagnole de Vienne

Representative List

File reference: 857

Note: Referred

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French 4 Mar 2013
Consent of communities:English/German 8 Feb 2013
ICH inventory - online resources:snapshot - element - inventory14 Feb 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘The White Ballet’ (07:12):film with musical sound track27 Mar 2012
Draft decision 8.COM 8.3:English|French
8.4 
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Bangladesh

EN: Traditional art of Jamdani weaving

FR: L'art traditionnel du tissage jamdani

Representative List

File reference: 879

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French 8 Jan 2013
Consent of communities:Bengali/English 8 Jan 2013
ICH inventory:English 8 Jan 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Jamdani Weaving’ (09:59):English 8 Jan 2012
Draft decision 8.COM 8.4:English|French
8.5 
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Belgium

EN: Shrimp fishing on horseback in Oostduinkerke

FR: La pêche aux crevettes à cheval à Oostduinkerke

Representative List

File reference: 673

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French29 Mar 2013
Consent of communities:English/Dutch 8 Feb 2013
ICH inventory - online resources:snapshot - inventory - element21 Feb 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Garnaalvissers te paard - La pêche aux crevettes à cheval à Oostduinkerke’ (09:43):French (English subtitles) 8 Feb 2013
Draft decision 8.COM 8.5:English|French
8.6 
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Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

EN: Alasita festivity, the Iqiqu (Ekeko) and Illa ritual

FR: La fête d’Alasita : rituel de l’Iqiqu (Ekeko) et des Illa

Representative List

File reference: 625

Note: Withdrawn at the request of submitting State

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French11 Mar 2013
Consent of communities:Spanish/English31 Mar 2011
ICH inventory:Spanish15 Jan 2013
ICH inventory - online resources:snapshot - element 8 Feb 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘The Festival of Alasita : Rituality to Iqiqu (EKEKO) and la Illa’ (08:49):English|Spanish31 Mar 2011
Draft decision 8.COM 8.6:English|French
8.7 
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Brazil

EN: Círio de Nazaré (The Taper of Our Lady of Nazareth) in the city of Belém, Pará

FR: Le Círio de Nazaré (Le Cierge de Notre-Dame de Nazareth) à Belém, dans l’État du Pará

Representative List

File reference: 602

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French 
Consent of communities:Portuguese/English 3 Jan 2011
ICH inventory:English/Portuguese16 Jan 2013
ICH inventory - online resources:snapshot - inventory 8 Feb 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Círio de Nazaré’ (09:44):English 9 Apr 2013
Draft decision 8.COM 8.7:English|French
8.8 
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China

EN: Chinese Zhusuan, knowledge and practices of mathematical calculation through the abacus

FR: Le zhusuan chinois, connaissances et pratiques du calcul mathématique au boulier

Representative List

File reference: 853

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French14 Mar 2013
Consent of communities:Chinese/English20 Mar 2013
ICH inventory - online resources:snapshot - inventory 3 Apr 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Chinese Zhusuan, knowledge and practices of arithmetic calculation through abacus’ (09:55):English20 Mar 2013
Draft decision 8.COM 8.8:English|French
8.9 
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Croatia

EN: Moreška, a sword dance-drama of Korčula

FR: La moreška, danse théâtrale d'épées de Korčula

Representative List

File reference: 745

Note: Withdrawn at the request of submitting State

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French18 Feb 2013
Consent of communities:English/Croatian18 Feb 2013
ICH inventory:Croatian31 Mar 2011
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Moreška - a sword dance/drama from the island of Korčula’ (10:00):English 4 Apr 2011
Draft decision 8.COM 8.9:English|French
8.10 
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Cyprus - Croatia - Spain - Greece - Italy - Morocco - Portugal

EN: Mediterranean diet

FR: La diète méditerranéenne

Representative List

File reference: 884

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French18 Apr 2013
Consent of communities - Greece :Greek/French/English30 Mar 2012
Consent of communities - Cyprus:Greek/English30 Mar 2012
Consent of communities - Croatia:Croatian/English30 Mar 2012
Consent of communities - Spain:Spanish/French/English30 Mar 2012
Consent of communities - Italy:Italian/French/English30 Mar 2012
Consent of communities - Morocco:Arabic/French/Spanish30 Mar 2012
Consent of communities - Portugal:French/Portuguese18 Apr 2013
ICH inventory - Cyprus:English18 Mar 2013
ICH inventory - Croatia:Croation/English18 Mar 2013
ICH inventory - Spain:Spanish/French18 Mar 2013
ICH inventory - Greece:English18 Mar 2013
ICH inventory - Italy:Italian18 Mar 2013
ICH inventory - Morocco:French18 Mar 2013
ICH inventory - Portugal:Portuguese/French18 Mar 2013
ICH inventory - online resources - Croatia:snapshot - Inventory - Element 9 Apr 2013
ICH inventory - online resources - Greece:Snapshot - Inventory - Element 8 Apr 2013
ICH inventory - online resources - Italy:Snapshot - Inventory 8 Apr 2013
ICH inventory - online resources - Morocco:Snapshot - Element 8 Apr 2013
ICH inventory - online resources - Portugal:Snapshot - Inventory 8 Apr 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘The Mediterranean diet - 7 States Parties - a common heritage’ (09:50):English 4 Apr 2012
Draft decision 8.COM 8.10:English|French
8.11 
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Ethiopia

EN: Commemoration feast of the finding of the True Holy Cross of Christ

FR: La fête de commémoration de la découverte de la Véritable Sainte-Croix du Christ

Representative List

File reference: 858

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French 7 Dec 2012
Consent of communities:Amharic/English 7 Dec 2012
ICH inventory:Amharic12 Mar 2012
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Maskel Festival in Ethiopia’ (09:54):English12 Mar 2012
Draft decision 8.COM 8.11:English|French
8.12 
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France

EN: Limousin septennial ostensions

FR: Les ostensions septennales limousines

Representative List

File reference: 885

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French14 Feb 2013
Consent of communities:French31 Mar 2011
ICH inventory - online resources:snapshot - inventory - element21 Feb 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Limousin Septennial Ostensions, Immaterial Heritage for Humanity’ (09:17):English|French25 Jul 2012
Draft decision 8.COM 8.12:English|French
8.13 
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Georgia

EN: Ancient Georgian traditional Qvevri wine-making method

FR: La méthode géorgienne de vinification à l’ancienne dans des kvevris traditionnels

Representative List

File reference: 870

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French10 Jan 2013
Consent of communities:Georgian/English10 Jan 2013
ICH inventory:English/Georgian10 Jan 2013
ICH inventory - snapshot:snapshot - element16 Feb 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Here lives wine’ (09:59):Georgian (subtitled in English)14 Feb 2013
Draft decision 8.COM 8.13:English|French
8.14 
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India

EN: Sankirtana, ritual singing, drumming and dancing of Manipur

FR: Le sankirtana, chants rituels, tambours et danses du Manipur

Representative List

File reference: 843

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French 5 Apr 2013
Consent of communities:English15 Mar 2013
ICH inventory - online resources:snapshot - inventory18 Mar 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Sankirtana of Manipur’ (09:57):English19 Mar 2013
Draft decision 8.COM 8.14:English|French
8.15 
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Iran (Islamic Republic of)

EN: Iranian traditional medicine

FR: La médecine traditionnelle iranienne

Representative List

File reference: 578

Note: Referred

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French18 Feb 2013
Consent of communities:English/Persian21 Feb 2013
Consent of communities - signatures on a large size paper:English/Persan 1 Mar 2013
ICH inventory:English/Persian18 Feb 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Iranian Traditionnal Medicine’ (10:00):English 1 Mar 2013
Draft decision 8.COM 8.15:English|French
8.16 
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Italy

EN: Celebrations of big shoulder-borne processional structures

FR: Les processions de structures géantes portées sur les épaules

Representative List

File reference: 721

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French11 Mar 2013
Consent of communities:English/Italian14 Jan 2013
ICH inventory:English/Italian14 Jan 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘The Celebrations of big shoulder-borne processional structures’ (08:35):English17 Mar 2011
Draft decision 8.COM 8.16:English|French
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Japan

EN: Washoku, traditional dietary cultures of the Japanese, notably for the celebration of New Year

FR: Le washoku, traditions culinaires des Japonais, en particulier pour fêter le Nouvel An

Representative List

File reference: 869

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French15 Jan 2013
Consent of communities:Japanese/English29 Mar 2012
ICH inventory:English29 Mar 2012
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Washoku: Traditional Dietary Cultures of the Japanese’ (09:25):English15 Jan 2013
Draft decision 8.COM 8.17:English|French
8.18 
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Kazakhstan

EN: Folk dance Kara-Zhorga

FR: La danse traditionnelle kara-zhorga

Representative List

File reference: 906

Note: Withdrawn by submitting State (26 June 2013)

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French23 Apr 2013
Consent of communities:Kazakh/English 4 Mar 2013
ICH inventory:English26 Mar 2013
ICH inventory:English/Kazakh26 Jun 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Kara-Zhorga Dance’ (03:46):musical sound track18 Feb 2013
Draft decision 8.COM 8.18:English|French
8.19 
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Kyrgyzstan

EN: Kyrgyz epic trilogy: Manas, Semetey, Seytek

FR: Manas, Semetey, Seitek : trilogie épique kirghize

Representative List

File reference: 876

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French16 Jan 2013
Consent of communities:Kyrghyz/English29 Mar 2012
Consent of communities:Kyrgyz/English16 Jan 2013
ICH inventory:English16 Jan 2013
ICH inventory - online resources:snapshot - inventory 7 Feb 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Kyrgyz Epic Trilogy: Manas. Semetey. Seytek’ (09:57):English16 Jan 2013
Draft decision 8.COM 8.19:English|French
8.20 
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Mongolia

EN: Traditional craftsmanship of the Mongol Ger and its associated customs

FR: L’artisanat traditionnel du ger mongol et les coutumes associées

Representative List

File reference: 872

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French21 Mar 2013
Consent of communities:English/Mongolian14 Feb 2013
ICH inventory - Snapshot of related webpages mentioned in form_last visit_20130214:English/Mongolian14 Feb 2013
ICH inventory:English/Mongolian14 Feb 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Traditional Craftsmanship of the Mongol Ger and its associated customs’ (10:48):English|Mongolian30 Mar 2011
Draft decision 8.COM 8.20:English|French
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Nigeria

EN: Eyo masquerade festival

FR: Le festival de mascarade eyo

Representative List

File reference: 679

Note: Referred

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French 1 Mar 2013
Consent of communities:English31 Mar 2011
ICH inventory:English31 Mar 2011
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Eyo festival’ (08:54):English 1 Apr 2011
Draft decision 8.COM 8.21:English|French
8.22 
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Peru

EN: Knowledge, skills and rituals related to the annual renewal of the Q’eswachaka bridge

FR: Les connaissances, savoir-faire et rituels liés à la rénovation annuelle du pont Q’eswachaka

Representative List

File reference: 594

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French12 Mar 2013
Consent of communities:Spanish/English28 Sep 2010
Consent of communities - filmed:Quechua (subtitles in English) - Quechua (subtitles in Spanish)12 Mar 2013
ICH inventory - Declaration of National Cultural Heritage:Spanish28 Sep 2010
ICH inventory - online resources:snapshot - inventory - element21 Mar 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘EN: Q'eswachaka, engineering and Andean tradition’ (10:10):Spanish (English subtitles)12 Mar 2013
Draft decision 8.COM 8.22:English|French
8.23 
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Republic of Korea

EN: Kimjang, making and sharing kimchi in the Republic of Korea

FR: Le kimjang, préparation et partage du kimchi en République de Corée

Representative List

File reference: 881

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French14 Jan 2013
Consent of communities:Korean/English16 Apr 2012
ICH inventory:Korean14 Jan 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Kimjang: Making and sharing Kimchi’ (10:00):English16 Apr 2012
Draft decision 8.COM 8.23:English|French
8.24 
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Romania - Republic of Moldova

EN: Men’s group Colindat, Christmas-time ritual

FR: Le colindat de groupe d’hommes, rituel de Noël

Representative List

File reference: 865

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French13 Feb 2013
Consent of communities - Romania:Romanian/English28 Mar 2012
Consent of communities - Republic of Moldova:Romanian/French28 Mar 2012
ICH inventory - Republic of Moldova:English/Romanian13 Feb 2013
ICH inventory - online sources (Romania):snapshot - inventory - element sheet14 Feb 2013
ICH inventory - online sources (Republic of Moldova):inventory - page where element is mentioned14 Feb 2013
ICH inventory - Romania:Romanian/French26 Mar 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Men's group Colindat. christmas time ritual in Romania and Republic of Moldova’ (10:01):English|Romanian28 Mar 2012
Draft decision 8.COM 8.24:English|French
8.25 
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Senegal

EN: Xooy, a divination ceremony among the Serer of Senegal 

FR: Le xooy, une cérémonie divinatoire chez les Serer du Sénégal

Representative List

File reference: 878

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French 7 Feb 2013
Consent of communities:French29 Mar 2012
ICH inventory:French11 Feb 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Le Xooy : une cérémonie divinatoire des Saltigués’ (10:07):French/Serer29 Mar 2012
Draft decision 8.COM 8.25:English|French
8.26 
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Slovakia

EN: Music of Terchová

FR: La musique de Terchová 

Representative List

File reference: 877

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French11 Jan 2013
Consent of communities:English/Slovak11 Jan 2013
ICH inventory:English/Slovak11 Jan 2013
ICH inventory - Representative List of Slovakia:downloaded - online21 Feb 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘The music of Terchová is accompanying two dancers (extract from the film 'Slovak Folk Dances' 1952) / Performance of six generations of music of Tcherová (Extract from the film 'The music of Terchová, 1984)’ (09:40):Slovak (subtitles in English)29 Mar 2012
Draft decision 8.COM 8.26:English|French
8.27 
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The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

EN: Feast of the Holy Forty Martyrs in Štip

FR: La fête des Quarante saints martyrs à Chtip

Representative List

File reference: 734

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French29 Mar 2013
Consent of communities:Macedonian/English 1 Apr 2011
ICH inventory:Macedonian 1 Apr 2011
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Chethrse - Holy Forty Martyrs from Shtip’ (07:25):English 1 Apr 2011
Draft decision 8.COM 8.27:English|French
8.28 
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Turkey

EN: Turkish coffee culture and tradition

FR: La culture et la tradition du café turc

Representative List

File reference: 645

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French 1 Mar 2013
Consent of communities:English/Turkish 8 Feb 2013
ICH inventory:English 8 Feb 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Turkish Coffee, Culture and Tradition’ (10:00):English 8 Feb 2013
Draft decision 8.COM 8.28:English|French
8.29 
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Ukraine

EN: Petrykivka decorative painting as a phenomenon of the Ukrainian ornamental folk art

FR: La peinture décorative de Petrykivka, expression de l’art populaire ornemental ukrainien

Representative List

File reference: 893

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French25 Jan 2013
Consent of communities:English/Ukrainian/French25 Jan 2013
ICH inventory:English25 Jan 2013
ICH inventory - snapshot of related webpage_last visit 20130217:Ukrainian17 Feb 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘The Miracle of the Prydniprovya’ (07:45):English|Ukrainian25 Jan 2013
Draft decision 8.COM 8.29:English|French
8.30 
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Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

EN: La Parranda de San Pedro de Guarenas y Guatire

FR: La parranda de San Pedro de Guarenas et Guatire

Representative List

File reference: 907

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French14 Mar 2013
Consent of communities:Spanish / English30 Mar 2012
ICH inventory:Spanish14 Mar 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘La Parrenda de San Pedro de Guarenas y Guatire ’ (10:55):Spanish (English subtitles)18 Sep 2012
Draft decision 8.COM 8.30:English|French
8.31 
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Viet Nam

EN: Art of Đờn ca tài tử music and song in southern Viet Nam

FR: L'art du đờn ça tài tử, musique et chants, dans le sud du Viet Nam

Representative List

File reference: 733

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-02:English|French17 Feb 2013
Consent of communities:English/Vietnamese 7 Feb 2013
ICH inventory - online resources:snapshot - inventory - element25 Feb 2013
ICH inventory:English/Vietnamese18 Feb 2013
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Đờn ca Tài tử in the Southern region of Vietnam’ (10:04):English|Vietnamese 5 Apr 2011
Draft decision 8.COM 8.31:English|French