Intangible Cultural Heritage of India

intangible cultural heritage of india

Intangible Cultural Heritage of India

Intangible Cultural Heritage of India: This coveted list is made up of those intangible heritage elements that help demonstrate the diversity of cultural heritage and raise awareness about its importance.

The list was established in 2008 when the Convention for Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage came into effect.

It has two parts viz. Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of urgent safeguarding.

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

S.No.ICH ElementYear of Inscription
 1Tradition of Vedic chanting2008
 2Ramlila, the traditional performance of the Ramayana2008
 3Kutiyattam, Sanskrit theatre2008
 4Ramman, religious festival and ritual theatre of the Garhwal Himalayas, India2009
 5Mudiyettu, ritual theatre and dance drama of Kerala2010
 6Kalbelia folk songs and dances of Rajasthan2010
 7Chhau dance2010
 8Buddhist chanting of Ladakh: recitation of sacred Buddhist texts in the trans-Himalayan Ladakh region, Jammu and Kashmir, India2012
 9Sankirtana, ritual singing, drumming and dancing of Manipur2013
 10Traditional brass and copper craft of utensil making among the Thatheras of Jandiala Guru, Punjab, India2014
 11Yoga2016
 12Nawrouz, Novruz, Nowrouz, Nowrouz, Nawrouz, Nauryz, Nooruz, Nowruz, Navruz, Nevruz, Nowruz, Navruz2016
 13Kumbh Mela2017
14Durga Puja in Kolkata2021
List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of India

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