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Elements on the Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage

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2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Washi, craftsmanship of traditional Japanese hand-made paperJapan

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Washoku, traditional dietary cultures of the Japanese, notably for the celebration of New YearJapan

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Nachi no Dengaku, a religious performing art held at the Nachi fire festivalJapan

2011

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Mibu no Hana Taue, ritual of transplanting rice in Mibu, HiroshimaJapan
Sada Shin Noh, sacred dancing at Sada shrine, ShimaneJapan

2010

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kumiodori, traditional Okinawan musical theatreJapan
Yuki-tsumugi, silk fabric production techniqueJapan

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Akiu no Taue OdoriJapan
ChakkirakoJapan
DaimokutateJapan
Dainichido BugakuJapan
GagakuJapan
Hayachine KaguraJapan
Hitachi FuryumonoJapan
Koshikijima no ToshidonJapan
Ojiya-chijimi, Echigo-jofu: techniques of making ramie fabric in Uonuma region, Niigata PrefectureJapan
Oku-noto no AenokotoJapan
Traditional Ainu danceJapan
Yamahoko, the float ceremony of the Kyoto Gion festivalJapan

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kabuki theatreJapan
Ningyo Johruri Bunraku puppet theatreJapan
Nôgaku theatreJapan