Nomination files for inscription in 2012 on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding (item 8 on the agenda)


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Below are the nominations to be evaluated by the Committee for possible inscription in 2012 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 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 and (iv) a short video.

The recommendations of the Consultative Body for the inscription on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding in 2012 are available in document ITH/12/7.COM/8 (English|French).

Files (8)

The designations employed and the presentation in the texts and documents submitted by States Parties do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of UNESCO concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

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EN: Earthenware pottery-making skills in Botswana’s Kgatleng District

FR: Le savoir-faire de la poterie en terre cuite dans le district de Kgatleng au Botswana

Urgent Safeguarding List

File reference: 753

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-01:English|French23 Apr 2012
Consent of communities:English/Setswana11 Apr 2011
ICH inventory:English11 Apr 2011
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘'The Skill of Traditional Clay Pot Making in Kgatleng District'’ (10:00):Setswana: subtitles in English - Original version11 Apr 2011
Draft decision 7.COM 8.1:English|French
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EN: Ongota oral tradition

FR: La tradition orale ongota

Urgent Safeguarding List

File reference: 493

Note: Not inscribed

Nomination form ICH-01:English|French10 Apr 2012
Consent of communities - audio tape and written translation in English of excerpts:Audio side A - Audio side B - Translation of excerpts in English17 May 2011
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Ongota oral tradition’ (07:01):English19 Apr 2012
Draft decision 7.COM 8.2:English|French
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EN: Noken multifunctional knotted or woven bag, handcraft of the people of Papua

FR: Le noken, sac multifonctionnel noué ou tissé, artisanat du peuple de Papouasie

Urgent Safeguarding List

File reference: 619

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-01:English|French 4 May 2012
Consent of communities:Indonesian/English28 Mar 2011
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Noken Handicraft of the People of Papua’ (10:00):English31 Mar 2011
Draft decision 7.COM 8.3:English|French
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EN: Isukuti dance of Isukha and Idakho communities of western Kenya

FR: La danse Isukuti des communautés Isukha et Idakho de l’ouest du Kenya

Urgent Safeguarding List

File reference: 689

Note: withdrawn by submitting State

Nomination form ICH-01:English|French24 Apr 2012
Consent of communities:English/Kiswahili 5 Apr 2011
Consent of communities - film:English/Luhya 7 May 2012
ICH inventory:English24 Apr 2012
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Isukuti Dance’ (09:56):English/Luhya 7 May 2012
Draft decision 7.COM 8.4:English|French
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EN: Ala-kiyiz and Shyrdak, art of Kyrgyz traditional felt carpets

FR: L’ala-kiyiz et le chirdak, l’art du tapis traditionnel kirghiz en feutre

Urgent Safeguarding List

File reference: 693

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-01:English|French11 Apr 2012
Consent of communities:Russian 4 Apr 2011
Consent of communities:Russian11 Apr 2012
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Ala-kiyiz and Shyrdak: Art of Kyrgyz traditional felt carpets’ (08:43):English 4 Apr 2011
Draft decision 7.COM 8.5:English|French
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EN: Letsema, villagers coming together to accomplish heavy tasks communally

FR: Le letsema, rassemblement de villageois pour accomplir collectivement de gros travaux

Urgent Safeguarding List

File reference: 695

Note: Not inscribed

Nomination form ICH-01:English|French 2 Apr 2012
Consent of communities:English 2 Apr 2012
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Treshing of sorghum’ (09:29):Sesotho 2 Apr 2012
Draft decision 7.COM 8.6:English|French
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EN: Bigwala, gourd trumpet music and dance of the Busoga Kingdom in Uganda

FR: Le bigwala, musique de trompes en calebasse et danse du royaume du Busoga en Ouganda

Urgent Safeguarding List

File reference: 749

Note: Inscribed

Nomination form ICH-01:English|French14 May 2012
Consent of communities:English 4 May 2011
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘Bigwala Music and Dance’ (09:26):Lusoga (subtitles in English)21 May 2012
Draft decision 7.COM 8.7:English|French
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EN: Ingubhamazwi, tanning and dyeing of the multi-coloured poncho of the Nyubi people of southern Zimbabwe

FR: L’ingubhamazwi, tannage et teinture du poncho multicolore du peuple nyubi du Zimbabwe méridional

Urgent Safeguarding List

File reference: 653

Note: Not inscribed

Nomination form ICH-01:English|French20 Apr 2012
Consent of communities:English/Ndebele30 Mar 2011
ICH inventory:English30 Mar 2011
Mandatory photographs:Slideshow
Film ‘The tanning and dying techniques of the multi coloured poncho: Ingubhamazwi’ (08:56):English/Ndebele (subtitles in English)30 Mar 2011
Draft decision 7.COM 8.8:English|French