Nomination files for inscription in 2009 on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding (point 14 on the agenda)

The documents below are the nomination files submitted for possible inscription in 2009 on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding, 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 file includes (i) a nomination form ICH-01 with the narrative elements of the nomination file, (ii) a demonstration of consent from the communities concerned, (iii) ten photos, (iv) a short video, (v) the examination reports of the two examiners appointed by the Bureau, and (vi) a link to the relevant draft decision. The examination reports prepared by the two examiners, and a draft decision for each nomination, are contained in document ITH/09/4.COM/CONF.209/14 (English|French).

Draft decisions and corresponding nomination files
14.01 - 14.02 - 14.03 - 14.04 - 14.05 - 14.06 - 14.07 - 14.08 - 14.09 - 14.10 - 14.11 - 14.12
State(s)Title of the elementDocumentsDraft decision
BelarusEN: Rite of the Kalyady Tsars (Christmas Tsars)
FR: Le rite des Tsars de Kalyady (Tsars de Noël)
File reference: 00308
Examination report -
Slovak Centre of Traditional Culture:
English|French
Examination report -
Lithuanian Folk Culture Centre:
English|French
Draft decision: English|French
14.01
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ChinaEN: Qiang New Year festival
FR: Le festival du Nouvel An des Qiang
File reference: 00305
Examination report -
Regional Resource Centre for Folk Performing Arts (UDUPI):
English|French
Examination report -
Erik Mueggler:
English|French
Draft decision: English|French
14.02
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ChinaEN: Traditional design and practices for building Chinese wooden arch bridges
FR: La conception et les pratiques traditionnelles de construction des ponts chinois de bois en arc
File reference: 00303
Examination report -
Goa Heritage Action Group:
English|French
Examination report -
Ronald G Knapp:
English|French
Draft decision: English|French
14.03
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ChinaEN: Traditional Li textile techniques: spinning, dyeing, weaving and embroidering
FR: Les techniques textiles traditionnelles des Li : filage, teinture, tissage et broderie
File reference: 00302
Examination report -
Craft Revival Trust:
English|French
Examination report -
Edric Liang Bin Ong:
English|French
Draft decision: English|French
14.04
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FranceEN: Cantu in paghjella, a secular and liturgical oral tradition of Corsica
FR: Le Cantu in paghjella profane et liturgique de Corse de tradition orale
File reference: 00315
Examination report -
Musa Association - Music, Songs and traditional Dances:
English|French
Examination report -
Ignazio Macchiarella:
English|French
Draft decision: English|French
14.05
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KenyaEN: Traditions and practices associated with the Kayas in the sacred forests of the Mijikenda
FR: Les traditions et pratiques associées aux Kayas dans les forêts sacrées des Mijikenda
File reference: 00313
Examination report -
Susan Keitumetse:
English|French
Examination report -
Harriet Deacon:
English|French
Examination report -
Ellen Janssens:
English|French
Draft decision: English|French
14.06
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LatviaEN: Suiti cultural space
FR: L’espace culturel des Suiti
File reference: 00314
Examination report -
Foundation Norwegian Council for Traditional Music and Traditional Dance:
English|French
Examination report -
Christopher Moseley:
English|French
Draft decision: English|French
14.07
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MaliEN: Sanké mon, collective fishing rite of the Sanké
FR: Le Sanké mon, rite de pêche collective dans le Sanké
File reference: 00289
Examination report -
International Social Sciences Council:
English|French
Examination report -
Mary Jo Arnoldi:
English|French
Draft decision: English|French
14.08
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MongoliaEN: Mongol Biyelgee, Mongolian traditional folk dance
FR: Le Biyelgee mongol, danse populaire traditionnelle mongole
File reference: 00311
Examination report -
Tamil Nadu Rural Art Development Centre:
English|French
Examination report -
Peter K. Marsh:
English|French
Draft decision: English|French
14.09
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MongoliaEN: Mongol Tuuli, Mongolian epic
FR: Le Tuuli mongol, épopée mongole
File reference: 00310
Examination report -
Duc Thinh Ngo:
English|French
Examination report -
Chao Gejin:
English|French
Draft decision: English|French
14.10
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MongoliaEN: Traditional music of the Tsuur
FR: La musique traditionnelle pour flûte tsuur
File reference: 00312
Examination report -
Mark Van Tongeren:
English|French
Examination report -
Peter K. Marsh:
English|French
Draft decision: English|French
14.11
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Viet NamEN: Ca trù singing
FR: Le chant Ca trù
File reference: 00309
Examination report -
International Council for Traditional Music:
English|French
Examination report -
Barley Norton:
English|French
Draft decision: English|French
14.12
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