Photo gallery : New Intangible heritage Inscribed in 2013

Paach ceremony (Guatemala) © 2009 by E. Sacayón / FLAAR

The 8th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage is taking place in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 2 to 7 December. It will be chaired by Abulfas Garayev, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism.  

Intangible Cultural Heritage includes oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, rituals and festivals, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe or knowledge and skills to produce traditional crafts.

Updating Intangible Cultural Heritage List in Need of Urgent Safeguarding:

New inscriptions by country: AzerbaijanGuatemala; Mongolia; Uganda

Photos in high resolution for the media: Urgent Safeguarding photos 

Updating Register of Best Safeguarding Practices :

New inscriptions by country: Spain :

Photos in high resolution for the media: Register of Best Safeguarding Practices

Updating Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

New inscriptions by country : Algeria; Algeria-Mali-Niger; Bangladesh; Belgium; Brazil; China; Cyprus-Croatia-Spain-Greece-Italy-Morocco-Portugal; Ethiopia; France; Georgia; India; Italy; Japan; Kyrgyzstan; Mongolia; Peru; Republic of Korea; Romania - Republic of Moldova; Senegal; Slovakia; The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; Turkey; Ukraine; Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela; Viet Nam

Photos in high resolution for the media : representative-list