All the elements are sorted in categories. Here you can find more information about the categories, and their content.
These are elements connected to celebrations, including seasonal and religious celebrations. It can be festivities, rituals or ceremonies that are re...
Handicrafts have been passed from one practitioner to another throughout the ages, for private or professional purposes. ”The knowledge of the hands”...
What do we eat, when do we eat it, how and why do we eat? Food is associated with human survival, but also with social life – experiences and traditi...
Knowledge of nature and the universe
This includes knowledge, skills, customs and beliefs rooted in people's relationship to nature, and our place in the universe.
These are programmes, projects and activities that demonstrate how we can document or transmit knowledge of the intangible heritage. This can include...
Music and dance
Dancing, singing and playing music is a means of expression that is exercised in diverse contexts; together or alone, at work, at celebrations, in pr...
Various forms of oral traditions are gathered under this category, such as storytelling, proverbs, rhymes, ballads, jokes, poetry and other practices...
Performances and shows - something that takes place in front of others, such as an audience. This may include the preparation and the costumes and pr...
Social practices include various customs, both in everyday life and in formal contexts.