UNESCO WHS, Tentative List, Intangible Cultural Heritage

I collect postcards of UNESCO World Heritage, Tentative List and Intangible Cultural Heritage. Please swap with me.

With this new forum, I am combining all my previous UNESCO threads into one.

My missing UNESCO WHS

** Last update - Oct 22, 2020 **

With new 2019 UNESCO World Heritage inscriptions in July 2019, having been collecting tentative lists that are likely to be inscribed, my collection got a nice jump to 1,066 and will work towards a new goal of 1,070 out of 1,121 UNESCO WHS.

UPDATE: Due to Covid-19 pandemic, this year 2020 UNESCO World Heritage meeting has been postponed until further notice. So no new UNESCO WHS for year 2020 yet.

1061 - Portugal Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga (2019 Inscribed) - already in my collection Jul 2019 :stuck_out_tongue:
1062 - USA 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright (Inscribed 2019) - already in my collection Jul 19 :stuck_out_tongue:
1063 - Myanmar Bagan (2019 Inscribed) - already in my collection Jul 2019 :stuck_out_tongue:
1064 - Zimbabwe Maboto Hill - received Jul 2019 :stuck_out_tongue:
1065 - Poland Krzemionki prehistoric striped flint mining region (inscribed in 2019) - received Jul 2019 :stuck_out_tongue:
1066 - Italy Le Colline del Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene (inscribed in 2019) - received Aug 2019 :stuck_out_tongue:
1067 - Czechia Landscape for Breeding and Training of Ceremonial Carriage Horses at Kladruby nad Labem (inscribed in 2019) - received Aug 2019 :stuck_out_tongue:
1068 - Indonesia Ombilin Sawahlunto (inscribed in 2019) - received Aug 2019 :stuck_out_tongue:
1069 - Brazil Paraty (inscribed in 2019) - received in January 9, 2020 :stuck_out_tongue:
1070 - Spain - Risco Caido - received in Feb 7, 2020 :stuck_out_tongue:
1071 - Budj Bim Cultural Landscape (Australia) - received Dec 2020 :stuck_out_tongue:
1072 - Valongo Wharf Archaeological Site (Brazil) - received Dec 2020 :stuck_out_tongue:

1073 - Historic Centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace (Azerbaijan) - swap arranged :stuck_out_tongue:

1074 - ?
1075 - ?

Anyone can help me with any of these… self-printed postcards if written stamped from country of origin is OK:

** Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region (Albania)
** Nan Madol: Ceremonial Centre of Eastern Micronesia (Micronesia)
** Kuk Early Agricultural Site (Papua New Guinea)
** Chief Roi Mata’s Domain (Vanuatu)
** Seowon, Korean Neo-Confucian Academies (South Korea)
** Hyrcanian Forests (Iran)
** Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region (Iran)
** Susa (Iran)
** Tchogha Zanbil (Iran)
** Ahwar of Southern Iraq: Refuge of Biodiversity and Relict Landscape of the Mesopotamian Cities (Iraq)
** Ashur - Qal’at Sherqat (Iraq)
** Ancient villages of Northern Syria (Syria)
** Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of Land of Caves (Israel)
** Land of Olives and Vines - Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir (Palestine)
** Al-Ahsa Oasis, an evolving Cultural Landscape (Saudi Arabia)
** Rock Art in Hail Region (Saudi Arabia)
** Dilmun Burial Mounds (Bahrain)
** Abu Mena (Egypt)
** Wadi Al-Hitan - Whale Valley (Egypt)
** Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park (Sudan)
** Lower Valley of the Omo (Ethiopia)
** Lake Turkana National Parks (Kenya)
** Chongoni Rock-Art Area (Malawi)
** Island of Mozambique (Mozambique)
** Banc d’Arguin National Park (Mauritania)
** Ancient ferrous metallurgy sites of Burkina Faso (Burkina Faso)
** Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites (Gambia)
** Comoé National Park (Cote d’Ivoire)
** Taï National Park (Cote d’Ivoire)
** Historic Centre of Agadez (Niger)
** Dja Faunal Reserve (Cameroon)
** Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park(Central African Republic)
** Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda (Gabon)
** Mbanza Kongo, Vestiges of the Capital of the former Kingdom of Kongo (Angola)
** ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape (South Africa)
** Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape (South Africa)
** Aquaduct Padre Tembleque (Mexico)
** Archipiélago de Revillagigedo (Mexico)
** Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley: originary habitat of Mesoamerica (Mexico)
** Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca (Mexico)
** Cocos Island National Park (Costa Rica)
** Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve (Honduras)
** Los Katíos National Park (Colombia)
** Chiribiquete National Park – “The Maloca of the Jaguar” (Colombia)
** Los Alerces National Park (Argentina)
** Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves (Brazil) - looking for more postcards

  • Una Biological Reserve, Bahia
  • PAU Brazil CEPLAC Experimental Station, Bahia
  • Veracruz Station, Bahia
  • Pau Brazil National Park, Bahia
  • Discovery National Park, Bahia
  • Monte Pascoal National Park, Bahia
  • Linhares Forest Reserve, Espirito Santo
  • Sooretama Biological Reserve, Espirito Santo

Here are my WHS postcard collection for your viewing pleasure
http://smspostcard3.blogspot.com/

I am still missing these following World Heritage sites.

Prefer a postcard written stamped from country of origin. If not, mailed unwritten inside envelope from a different country.

My priority is A List - my missing WHS.
B List is additional subsites and lower swap priority.

Please u2u or email me at smspenang@yahoo.com

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“A LIST” “A LIST” “A LIST” “A LIST”

=EUROPE=

ALBANIA (2 missing)
= Primeval Beech Forest
= Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region (2019 extension)

AZERBAIJAN (1 swap arranged)
:stuck_out_tongue: Historic Centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace - swapping :stuck_out_tongue:

BELGIUM (1 missing)
= Primeval Beech Forest

BULGARIA (1 missing)
= Primeval Beech Forest

CROATIA (2 missing)
= Stećci Medieval Tombstones
= Primeval Beech Forest

FRANCE (1 missing)
= Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps

LATVIA (1 missing)
= Struve Geodetic

MONTENEGRO (1 missing)
= Stećci Medieval Tombstones

ROMANIA (1 missing)
= Primeval Beech Forest

SERBIA (1 missing)
= Stećci Medieval Tombstones

SLOVENIA (1 missing)
:stuck_out_tongue: Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps - received Aug 14, 2020 :stuck_out_tongue:
= Primeval Beech Forest

=ASIA=

BAHRAIN (1 missing)
=Dilmun Burial Mounds (inscribed July 2019)

IRAN (4 missing)
= Tchogha Zanbil (Khuzestan, Southwest Iran near Basra of Iraq)
= Susa
= Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region
= Hyrcanian Forests (2019 inscription)

IRAQ (2 missing)
= Ash Ur: Qal’at Sherqat (along Tigris River, Salah ad Din)
= The Ahwar of Southern Iraq: Refuge of Biodiversity and the Relict Landscape of the Mesopotamian Cities

ISRAEL (1 missing)
= Caves of Maresha & Bet Guvrin

KAZAKHSTAN (2 missing)
= Silk Roads (Kayalyk, Talgar, Karamergen of Almaty Province; Aktobe, Kulan, Ornek, Kostobe, Akyrtas of Jambyl Province)
= Western Tien-Shan

MONGOLIA (2 missing)
= Uvs Nuur Basin (Lake Uvs basin - mainly in Mongolia, part in Siberia, Russia)
= Landscapes of Dauria

PALESTINE (1 missing)
= Land of Olives and Vines: Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir

SAUDI ARABIA (2 missing)
= Rock Art in the Hail Region
= Al-Ahsa Oasis, an evolving Cultural Landscape

SOUTH KOREA (1 missing)
= Seowon, Korean Neo-Confucian Academies. (Inscribed Jul 2019)

SYRIA (1 missing)
= Ancient villages of Northern Syria - JebelSem’an Qal’atSem’an, KafrNabo, Sinkhar, Ba’uda, Rouweiha, QalbLozé, Deirouné, KafrAqareb

UZBEKISTAN (1 missing)
= Western Tien-Shan

=AMERICAS=

ARGENTINA (3 missing)
= Qhapaq Nan, Andean Road System
= Los Alerces National Park
= Architectural Work of Le Corbusier: Curutchet House in La Plata

BOLIVIA (1 missing)
= Qhapaq Nan, Andean Road System

CHILE (1 missing)
= Qhapaq Nan, Andean Road System

COLOMBIA (3 missing)
= Los Katíos National Park
= Qhapaq Nan, Andean Road System
= Chiribiquete National Park – “The Maloca of the Jaguar”

COSTA RICA (2 missing)
= Cocos Island National Park
= Precolumbian chiefdom settlements with stone spheres of the Diquís

ECUADOR (1 missing)
= Qhapaq Nan, Andean Road System

HONDURAS (1 mssing)
= Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve

MEXICO (4 missing)
= Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca
= Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque Hydraulic System
= Mexico Archipiélago de Revillagigedo
= Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley: originary habitat of Mesoamerica

=AFRICA=

ANGOLA (1 missing)
= Historic Centre of Mbanza Kongo

BURKINA FASO (2 missing)
= Arly National Park
= Ancient ferrous metallurgy sites of Burkina Faso (2019 inscription)

CAMEROON (2 missing)
= Dja Faunal Reserve
= Sangha Trinational - Lobeké National Park

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (1 missing)
= Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park

CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF (1 missing)
= Okapi Wildlife Reserve

CONGO, REPUBLIC OF (1 missing)
= Sangha Trinational - Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park

COTE D’IVOIRE (3 missing)
=Taï National Park
= Comoé National Park
= Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve

EGYPT (2 missing)
= Abu Mena (near Alexandria)
= Wadi Al-Hitan: Whale Valley (150km southwest Cairo)

ETHIOPIA (1 missing)
= Lower Valley of Omo

GABON (1 missing)
=Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda

GAMBIA (1 missing)
= James Island and Related Sites

KENYA (2 missing)
= Lake Turkana National Parks
= Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests

LESOTHO (1 missing)
= Lesotho - Sehlabathebe National Park

MALAWI (1 missing)

  • Chongoni Rock Art Area (Central region)

MAURITANIA (1 missing)
= Banc d’Arguin National Park (west coast of Mauritania between Nouakchott and Nouadhibou)

MOZAMBIQUE (1 missing)
= Island of Mozambique

NIGER (2 missing)
= W National Park of Niger
= Historic Centre of Agadez

SENEGAL (1 missing)
= Stone Circles of Senegambia (along Gambia River, Senegal-Gambia)

SOUTH AFRICA (2 missing)
= Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape (Limpopo/Shahe river confluence, near border with Zimbabwe, Botswana)
= Khomani Cultural Landscape

SUDAN (1 missing)
= Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay; Mukkawar
Island Marine National Park

TANZANIA (1 missing)
= Kondoa Rock Art Sites (north, near Arusha)

=OCEANIA=
AUSTRALIA (1 swap arranged)
:stuck_out_tongue: Budj Bim Cultural Landscape (inscribed July 2019) - swap arranged :stuck_out_tongue:

MICRONESIA (1 missing)
= Nan Madol: Ceremonial Centre of Eastern Micronesia

PAPUA NEW GUINEA (1 missing)
= Kuk Early Agricultural Site (Western Highlands of PNG)

VANUATU (1 missing)
= Chief Roi Mata’s Domain (islands of Efate, Lelepa, Artok)

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“B LIST” “B LIST” “B LIST” “B LIST”

ADDITIONAL EUROPE SUBSITES WANTED:

CROATIA - Fort of St. Nikola, Šibenik-Knin County

FRANCE - Place d’Alliance in Nancy

FRANCE - Fortification of Vauban - looking for these subsites:

  • Camaret-sur-Mer, Finistère: Tour dorée (lit. “Golden Tower”) aka. Tour Vauban
  • Longwy, Meurthe-et-Moselle: ville neuve
  • Mont-Dauphin, Hautes-Alpes: place forte
  • Saint-Martin-de-Ré, Charente-Maritime

FRANCE - Architectural Work of Le Corbusier:

  • Maisons La Roche et Jeanneret;
  • Cité Frugès; Villa Savoye et loge du jardiner;
  • Immeuble locatif à la Porte Molitor (swap arranged);
  • La Manufacture à Saint- Dié;
  • Cabanon de Le Corbusier;
  • Couvent Sainte-Marie-de-la-Tourette;
  • Maison de la Culture de Firminy

GERMANY - Bauhaus: ADGB Trade Union School in Bernau

GREECE - Hosios Loukas Monastery (near Distomo of Boeotia)

GREECE - Archaeological Site of Tiryns

ITALY - Aqueduct of Vanvitelli

ITALY - San Leucio Complex (Caserta)

KOSOVO - Patriarchate of Peć Monastery, Peć

KOSOVO - Church of the Virgin of Leviša, Prizren

SERBIA - Mediaeval Town of Ras

SERBIA - Studenica Monastery

TURKEY - Hierapolis

UNITED KINGDOM - Antonine Wall

UNITED KINGDOM - West Devon Mining Landscape

UNITED KINGDOM - East Devon Coast

ADDITIONAL ASIA SUBSITES WANTED:

CHINA - South China Karst: Cone and tower karsts of Libo

CHINA - Danxia: Mount Longhu and Guifeng in Jiangxi

JAPAN - Ancient Kyoto:

  • Kamigamo - Kamowakeikazuchi Jinja
  • Shimogamo - Kamomioya Jinja
  • Daigoji Temple
  • Kozanji Temple
  • Tenryuji Temple

JAPAN - Historic Monuments of Nara:

  • Heijō Palace
  • Kasugayama primeval forest
  • Gangō-ji

JAPAN - Yoshino-Omine (Nara)

SYRIA - The Citadel of Salah Ed-Din

THAILAND - Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary

ADDITIONAL AMERICAS SUBSITES WANTED:

ARGENTINA - Jesuit Missions of

  • Santa Ana
  • Nuestra Señora de Loreto
  • Santa Maria Mayor

BRAZIL - Emas National Park

BRAZIL - Rocas Atoll

CANADA - Tatshenshini-Alsek Park, British Columbia

MEXICO - Earliest 16th Century Monasteries on slopes of Popocatepetl:
There are 11 monasteries in Morelos:

  • San Mateo Apostol in Atlatlahucan,
  • Asuncion in Cuernavaca (current Cathedral),
  • Santo Domingo de Guzman in Hueyapan,
  • Santiago Apostol in Ocuituco,
  • Santo Domingo in Oaxtepec,
  • La Natividad or la Anunciaciòn in Tepoztlàn,
  • Santo Domingo de Guzman in Tetela del Volcàn,
  • San Juan Bautista in Tlayacapan,
  • San Guillermo Abad in Totolapan,
  • San Juan Bautista in Yecapixtla
  • Immaculada Concepciòn in Zacualpan de Amilpas

There are 3 monasteries in Puebla:

  • San Francisco de Asís in San Andrés Capan,
  • San Miguel Arcángel in Huejotzingo
  • Asunción de Nuestra Señora in Tochimilco

PUERTO RICO - Forts

  • La Fortaleza
  • San Cristóbal

ADDITIONAL OCEANIA SUBSITES WANTED:

AUSTRALIA - Northern Territory:

  • Barron Island
  • Field Island

AUSTRALIA - McDonald Island

AUSTRALIA - Convict Sites of

  • Great North Road, New South Wales
  • Brickendon and Woolmers Estates, Tasmania
  • Cascades Female Factory, Tasmania
  • Coal Mines Historic Site, Tasmania
  • Darlington Probation Station, Tasmania

List of likely future UNESCO WHS and replacement of blank UNESCO postcards with written stamped from country of origin

2020 Unesco WHS meet postponed - I) Replacing blank UNESCO; II) Possible 2020-2021 UNESCO WHS

Last update: Sep 15, 2020

Update from Unesco WHS Official Website:

44th session of the World Heritage Committee
In light of recent developments in the world related to pandemic COVID-19, it was decided that the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, initially scheduled for 29 June - 9 July 2020 will be postponed to a later date. Consultations are currently under way to determine the exact dates of the session.
Please note that the dates of the dispatches of statutory documents for the 44th session will be established, in accordance with the Rules of Procedure, once the dates of the 44th session of the Committee are fixed.
Further information will be provided as soon as possible. Many thanks for your understanding.

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My requests for two groups of postcards, written stamped from country of origin.

I) Replacing blank UNESCO with written stamped from origin:
I have only blank UNESCO postcards for these sites - looking to swap for UNESCO postcards of these sites written stamped from country of origin. In my collection I have only a blank postcard for 113 UNESCO WHS sites :slight_smile:

:stuck_out_tongue: Japan - Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group: Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan received Jan 2020 :stuck_out_tongue:
:stuck_out_tongue: Hungary - Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape - received Jan 2020 :stuck_out_tongue:
:stuck_out_tongue: Saudi Arabia - Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madâin Sâlih) - received Mar 12, 2020 :stuck_out_tongue:
:stuck_out_tongue: Poland - Kalwaria Zebrzydowska: the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape Complex and Pilgrimage Park - received Mar 19, 2020 :stuck_out_tongue:
:stuck_out_tongue: Hungary - Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianae) - received Jun 5, 2020 :stuck_out_tongue:
:stuck_out_tongue: Uganda - Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi - received Jul 14, 2020 :stuck_out_tongue:
:stuck_out_tongue: United Kingdom - St Kilda -received Sep 11, 2020 :stuck_out_tongue:
:stuck_out_tongue: Italy - Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica - received Sep 15, 2020 :stuck_out_tongue:

EUROPE

= Belgium - Stoclet House
= Belgium - Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai

= Croatia - Stari Grad Plain

= Czech Republic - Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora
= Czech Republic - Holašovice Historical Village Reservation
= Czech Republic - Jewish Quarter and St Procopius’ Basilica in Třebíč

= Denmark - The par force hunting landscape in North Zealand
= Denmark - Aasivissuit – Nipisat. Inuit Hunting Ground between Ice and Sea

= France - Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion
= France - Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay
= France - Vézelay, Church and Hill

= Georgia - Gelati Monastery

= Greece - Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae
= Greece - Archaeological Site of Philippi

= Italy - 18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex
= Italy - Historic Centre of San Gimignano
= Italy - Villa Adriana (Tivoli)
= Italy - Ivrea, industrial city of the 20th century

= Malta - Hal Saflieni Hypogeum

= Norway - Rock Art of Alta

= Romania - Churches of Moldavia

= Serbia - Stari Ras and Sopoćani

:slight_smile: Slovakia - Vlkolínec - swap arranged Feb :slight_smile:
= Slovakia - Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area

= Spain - Route of Santiago de Compostela

= Sweden - Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland

= Turkey - Aphrodisias

= United Kingdom - Stonehenge
= United Kingdom - New Lanark
= United Kingdom - Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey
= United Kingdom - Derwent Valley Mills
= United Kingdom - Henderson Island - Pitcairn Islands
= United Kingdom - Saint Helena - Gough and Inaccessible Islands

ASIA

= China - Old Town of Lijiang
= China - Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu
= China - Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde
= China - Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains
= China - Mount Wutai

= South Korea - Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries in Korea

= Afghanistan - Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
= Afghanistan - Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam

= Iran - Bisotun
= Iran - Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System
= Iran - Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil
= Iran - Bam and its Cultural Landscape
= Iran - Soltaniyeh
= Iran - Takht-e Soleyman

= Jordan - Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa’a)
= Jordan - Quseir Amra

= Lebanon - Anjar

= Palestine - Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town

= Syria - Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din

= Turkmenistan - Kunya-Urgench
= Turkmenistan - Parthian Fortresses of Nisa
= Turkmenistan - State Historical and Cultural Park “Ancient Merv”

= Yemen - Historic Town of Zabid
= Yemen - Socotra Archipelago

OCEANIA

= Kiribati - Phoenix Islands Protected Area

= Palau - Rock Islands Southern Lagoon

= Solomon Islands - East Rennell

AMERICAS

Mexico - Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
Mexico - Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco
Mexico - Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco

Panama - Darien National Park

Cuba - Viñales Valley
Cuba - Desembarco del Granma National Park
Cuba - Historic Centre of Camagüey
Cuba - Alejandro de Humboldt National Park

Haiti - National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers

Argentina - Cueva de las Manos, Río Pinturas
Argentina - Península Valdés

Bolivia - Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture
Bolivia - Historic City of Sucre
Bolivia - Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos
Bolivia - Noel Kempff Mercado National Park
Bolivia - Fuerte de Samaipata

Chile - Sewell Mining Town

Colombia - Coffee Cultural Landscape
Colombia - Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox
Colombia - Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary
Colombia - National Archeological Park of Tierradentro

Ecuador - Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca
Ecuador - Sangay National Park

Peru - Río Abiseo National Park
Peru - Sacred City of Caral-Supe

AFRICA

Algeria - M’Zab Valley
Algeria - Al Qal’a of Beni Hammad

Botswana - Tsodilo

DR Congo - Kahuzi-Biega National Park
DR Congo - Virunga National Park

Gambia - Senegal - Stone Circles of Senegambia

Kenya - Fort Jesus, Mombasa
Kenya - Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest
Kenya - Thimlich Ohinga Archaeological Site

Morocco - Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin)

Mali - Old Towns of Djenné
Mali - Timbuktu

Mauritania - Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata

Niger - Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves

Senegal - Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
Senegal - Island of Gorée
Senegal - Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes
Senegal - Island of Saint-Louis
Senegal - Saloum Delta
Senegal - Niokolo-Koba National Park

South Africa - Barberton Makhonjwa Mountain

Tunisia - Site of Carthage
Tunisia - Amphitheatre of El Jem
Tunisia - Dougga / Thugga
Tunisia - Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis
Tunisia - Kairouan

Uganda - Rwenzori Mountains National Park

II) Possible 2020-2021 and future UNESCO nominations:

In 2020, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee will meet in Fuzhou, China to decide on new 2020 UNESCO WHS sites.

It is never too early to start collecting in anticipation for 2020, 2021 :slight_smile:

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2020 WHC Nominations: 8 out of 24 collected so far

AFRICA (1/1)

ARAB STATES (0/1)

  • Cultural Rock Arts in Himã Najrãn (Saudi Arabia)

ASIA PACIFIC (1/6)

  • Historic Monuments and Sites of Ancient Quanzhou (Zayton) (China)
    http://worldheritagetentativelist.blogspot.com/2017/07/china-histor

  • The Glorious Kakatiya Temples and Gateways – Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple, Palampet, Jayashankar Bhupalpally District, Telangana State (India)

  • Trans-Iranian Railway (Iran)

  • Amami-Oshima Island, Tokunoshima Island, Northern part of Okinawa Island, and Iriomote Island (Japan)

  • Deer Stone Monuments and Related Sites, the Heart of Bronze Age Culture (Mongolia)

  • Getbol, Korean Tidal Flat (Republic of Korea)

EUROPE (6/12)

LATIN AMERICA CARIBBEAN (0/4)

  • Sítio Roberto Burle Marx (Brazil)

  • Historical and Archaeological Site of La Isabela (Dominican Republic)

  • Chankillo Solar Observatory and ceremonial center (Peru)

  • L’œuvre de l’ingénieur Eladio Dieste : église d’Atlántida Uruguay)

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Possible 2021 WHC Nominations (collected postcards 10 out 17)

AFRICA (0/1)

  • Dirre Sheikh Hussein Religious, Cultural and Historical Site (Ethiopia)

Arab States (0/4)

  • The Royal Mausoleums of Numidia, Mauretania and pre-Islamic funerary monuments (Algeria)

  • As-Salt: The Place of Tolerance and Urban Hospitality (Jordan)

  • Djerba Island (Tunisia)

  • Sharjah: the Gate to Trucial States (UAE

ASIA PACIFIC (5/11)

EUROPE (5/13)

Pending Status (France) *One selection

LATIN AMERICA (0/2)

  • Lençóis Maranhenses National Park (Brazil)

  • Franciscan Ensemble of the Monastery and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, Tlaxcala [extension] (Mexico)

NORTH AMERICA (2/2)

My missing UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage
Last Update: Oct 24, 2020

I have started to collect postcards showing the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. It is very challenging and fun.

Here is my collection received so far :stuck_out_tongue:
http://postcardsunesco.blogspot.com/

It may be difficult to find postcards showing traditional ethnic songs, oral language - so if you have any related postcard, I can view the card first and get back to you immediately, thanks.

Here is my missing wanted list:

Note: To see the complete UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list, view the official site here http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/index.php?lg=en&pg=00011

AFGHANISTAN - 1 missing

  • Nowruz

ALBANIA - 1 missing

  • Albanian folk iso-polyphony

ALGERIA - 6 missing

  • Knowledge and skills of the water measurers of the foggaras or water bailiffs of Touat and Tidikelt
  • Sbuâ, annual pilgrimage to the zawiya of Sidi El Hadj Belkacem in Gourara
  • Annual pilgrimage to the mausoleum of Sidi ‘Abd el-Qader Ben Mohammed (Sidi Cheikh)
  • Practices and knowledge linked to the Imzad of the Tuareg communities
  • Rites and craftsmanship associated with the wedding costume tradition of Tlemcen
  • Ahellil of Gourara

ANDORRA - 1 missing

  • Summer solstice fire festivals in the Pyrenees

ARGENTINA - 1 missing

  • Filete porteño in Buenos Aires, a traditional painting technique

ARMENIA - 3 missing

  • Performance of the Armenian epic of ‘Daredevils of Sassoun’ or ‘David of Sassoun’
  • Armenian cross-stones art. Symbolism and craftsmanship of Khachkars
  • Duduk and its Music

AUSTRIA - 1 missing

  • Schemenlaufen, the carnival of Imst

AZERBAIJAN - 9 missing

  • Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, Yufka
  • Novruz, Nowrouz, Nooruz, Navruz, Nauroz, Nevruz
  • Copper craftsmanship of Lahij
  • Traditional art and symbolism of Kelaghayi, making and wearing women’s silk headscarves
  • Chovqan, a traditional Karabakh horse-riding game
  • Craftsmanship and performance art of the Tar, a long-necked string musical instrument
  • Traditional art of Azerbaijani carpet weaving
  • Art of Azerbaijani Ashiq
  • Azerbaijani Mugham

BANGLADESH - 3 missing

  • Mangal Shobhajatra on Pahela Baishakh
  • Traditional art of Jamdani weaving
  • Baul Songs

BELARUS - 1 missing

  • Rite of Kalyady Tsars: Christmas Tsars

BELGIUM - 8 missing

  • Falconry, a living human heritage
  • Marches of Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse
  • Leuven age set ritual repertoire
  • Aalst carnival
  • Houtem Jaarmarkt, annual winter fair and livestock market at Sint-Lievens-Houtem
  • Krakelingen and Tonnekensbrand, end-of-winter bread and fire feast at Geraardsbergen
  • Procession of Holy Blood in Bruges

BENIN - 1 missing

  • Oral Heritage of Gelede

BHUTAN - 1 missing

  • Mask Dance of Drums from Drametse

BOLIVIA - 3 missing

  • Pujllay and Ayarichi, music and dances of the Yampara culture
  • Ichapekene Piesta, the biggest festival of San Ignacio de Moxos
  • Andean Cosmovision of Kallawaya

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA - 1 missing

  • Zmijanje embroidery

BOTSWANA - 1 missing

  • Earthenware pottery-making skills in Botswana’s Kgatleng District

BRAZIL - 6 missing

  • Capoeira circle
  • Círio de Nazaré (The Taper of Our Lady of Nazareth) in the city of Belém, Pará
  • Frevo, performing arts of the Carnival of Recife
  • Yaokwa, the Enawene Nawe people’s ritual for the maintenance of social and cosmic order
  • Oral and Graphic Expressions of Wajapi
  • Samba de Roda of Recôncavo of Bahia

BULGARIA - 4 missing

  • Surova folk feast in Pernik region
  • The tradition of carpet-making in Chiprovtsi
  • Nestinarstvo, messages from the past: Panagyr of Saints Constantine and Helena in village of Bulgari
  • Bistritsa Babi: Archaic Polyphony, Dances and Rituals from Shoplouk Region

BURKINA FASO - 1 missing

  • Cultural practices and expressions linked to the balafon of the Senufo communities

BURUNDI - 1 missing

  • Ritual dance of the royal drum

CAMBODIA - 1 missing

  • Tugging rituals and games

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC - 1 missing

  • Polyphonic Singing of Aka Pygmies

CHILE - 1 missing

  • Baile Chino

CHINA - 8 missing

  • Chinese Zhusuan, knowledge and practices of mathematical calculation through the abacus
  • Wooden movable-type printing of China
  • Traditional design and practices for building Chinese wooden arch bridges
  • Nanyin (Fujian)
  • Xi’an wind and percussion ensemble
  • Traditional handicrafts of making Xuan paper
  • Hezhen Yimakan storytelling
  • Fujian puppetry practitioners

COLOMBIA - 10 missing

  • Traditional Vallenato music of the Greater Magdalena region
  • Marimba music, traditional chants and dances from the Colombia South Pacific region
  • Marimba music and traditional chants from Colombia’s South Pacific region
  • Wayuu normative system, applied by Pütchipü’üi (palabrero)
  • Carnaval de Negros y Blancos
  • Holy Week processions in Popayán
  • Carnival of Barranquilla
  • Cultural Space of Palenque de San Basilio
  • Traditional knowledge of jaguar shamans of Yuruparí
  • Festival of Saint Francis of Assisi, Quidbó

COTE D’IVOIRE - 2 missing

  • Gbofe of Afounkaha: Music of Transverse Trumps of Tagbana Community
  • Cultural practices and expressions linked to the balafon of the Senufo communities (2012)

CROATIA - 12 missing

  • Mediterranean Diet
  • Ojkanje singing
  • Gingerbread craft from Northern Croatia
  • Sinjska Alka, a knights’ tournament in Sinj
  • Procession Za Krizen, ‘following the cross’, on island of Hvar
  • Spring procession of Ljelje/Kraljice, queens, from Gorjani
  • Festivity of Saint Blaise, patron of Dubrovnik
  • Traditional manufacturing of children’s wooden toys in Hrvatsko Zagorje
  • Two-part singing and playing in Istrian scale
  • Bećarac singing and playing from Eastern Croatia
  • Nijemo Kolo, silent circle dance of Dalmatian hinterland
  • Klapa multipart singing of Dalmatia, southern Croatia

CUBA - 2 missing

  • Rumba
  • Tumba Francesa

CYPRUS - 3 missing

  • Mediterranean Diet
  • Lefkara laces or Lefkaritika
  • Tsiattista poetic duelling

CZECHIA - 4 missing

  • Falconry, a living human heritage
  • Shrovetide door-to-door processions and masks in the villages of the Hlinecko area
  • Slovácko Verbuňk, Recruit Dances
  • Ride of the Kings in the south-east of Czechia

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - 3 missing

  • Music and dance of the merengue
  • Cocolo Dance Drama Tradition
  • Cultural Space of Brotherhood of Holy Spirit of Congos of Villa Mella

ECUADOR - 3 missing

  • Marimba music, traditional chants and dances from the Colombia South Pacific region and Esmeraldas Province
  • Oral Heritage and Cultural Manifestations of Zápara People
  • Traditional weaving of the Ecuadorian toquilla straw hat

EGYPT - 2 missing

  • Tahteeb, stick game
  • Al-Sirah Al-Hilaliyyah Epic

ESTONIA - 1 missing

  • Smoke sauna tradition in Võromaa
  • Kihnu Cultural Space

ETHIOPIA - 3 missing

  • Gada system, an indigenous democratic socio-political system of the Oromo
  • Fichee-Chambalaalla, New Year festival of the Sidama people
  • Commemoration feast of the finding of the True Holy Cross of Christ

FRANCE - 10 missing

  • Carnival of Granville
  • Summer solstice fire festivals in the Pyrenees
  • Limousin septennial ostensions
  • Compagnonnage, network for on-the-job transmission of knowledge and identities
  • Aubusson tapestry (Creuse)
  • Scribing tradition in French timber framing
  • Fest-Noz, festive gathering based on the collective practice of traditional dances of Brittany
  • Cantu in paghjella: a secular and liturgical oral tradition of Corsica
  • Maloya (Music, song, dance of Reunion)
  • Gwoka: music, song, dance and cultural practice representative of Guadeloupean identity

GAMBIA - 1 missing

  • Kankurang, Manding Initiatory Rite

GEORGIA - 2 missing

  • Ancient Georgian traditional Qvevri wine-making method
  • Georgian Polyphonic Singing

GERMANY - 2 missing

  • Falconry
  • Idea and practice of organizing shared interests in cooperatives

:stuck_out_tongue: Organ craftmanship and music - received June 1, 2020 :stuck_out_tongue:

GREECE - 4 missing

  • Momoeria, New Year’s celebration in eight villages of Kozani area, West Macedonia
  • Tinian marble craftsmanship
  • Know-how of cultivating mastic on the island of Chios
  • Mediterranean diet

GUATEMALA - 3 missing

  • Nan Pa’ch ceremony
  • Language, Dance and Music of Garifuna
  • Rabinal Achí Dance Drama Tradition

GUINEA - 1 missing

  • Cultural Space of Sosso-Bala

HUNGARY - 3 missing

  • Falconry
  • Busó festivities at Mohács: masked end-of-winter carnival custom
  • Folk art of the Matyó, embroidery of a traditional community

INDIA - 10 missing

  • Traditional brass and copper craft of utensil making among the Thatheras of Jandiala Guru, Punjab,
  • Sankirtana, ritual singing, drumming and dancing of Manipur
  • Buddhist chanting of Ladakh: recitation of sacred Buddhist texts in the trans-Himalayan Ladakh region, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • Chhau dance
  • Mudiyettu, ritual theatre and dance drama of Kerala
  • Novruz, Nowrouz, Nooruz, Navruz, Nauroz, Nevruz
  • Ramman: religious festival and ritual theatre of Garhwal Himalayas
  • Kutiyattam, Sanskrit Theatre - Ramlila
  • Traditional Performance of Ramayana
  • Tradition of Vedic Chanting

INDONESIA - 1 missing

  • Pinisi, art of boatbuilding in South Sulawesi
    :stuck_out_tongue: Noken multifunctional knotted or woven bag, handcraft of the people of Papua - received Oct 2020 :stuck_out_tongue:

IRAN - 9 missing

  • Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, Yufka
  • Naqqāli, Iranian dramatic story-telling
  • Traditional skills of building and sailing Iranian Lenj boats in the Persian Gulf
  • Qālišuyān rituals of Mašhad-e Ardehāl in Kāšān
  • Novruz, Nowrouz, Nooruz, Navruz, Nauroz, Nevruz
  • Traditional skills of carpet weaving in Fars
  • Music of the Bakhshis of Khorasan
  • Pahlevani and Zoorkhanei rituals - Ritual dramatic art of Ta‘zīye
  • Radif of Iranian music

IRAQ - 3 missing

  • Khidr Elias feast and its vows Iraq
  • Nawrouz, Novruz, Nowruz, Navruz, Nevruz, Nowruz, Navruz
  • Iraqi Maqam

ITALY - 6 missing

  • Traditional agricultural practice of cultivating the ‘vite ad alberello’ (head-trained bush vines) of the community of Pantelleria
  • Celebrations of big shoulder-borne processional structures
  • Mediterranean diet
  • Canto a tenore, Sardinian Pastoral Songs
  • Traditional violin craftsmanship in Cremona
  • Art of Neapolitan ‘Pizzaiuolo’

JAMAICA - 1 missing

  • Maroon Heritage of Moore Town

JAPAN - 17 missing

  • Mibu no Hana Taue, ritual of transplanting rice in Mibu, Hiroshima
  • Sada Shin Noh, sacred dancing at Sada shrine, Shimane
  • Nachi no Dengaku, a religious performing art held at the Nachi fire festival
  • Kumiodori, traditional Okinawan musical theatre
  • Yuki-tsumugi, silk fabric production technique
  • Akiu no Taue Odori
  • Chakkirako
  • Daimokutate
  • Dainichido Bugaku
  • Gagaku
  • Hayachine Kagura
  • Hitachi Furyumono
  • Koshikijima no Toshidon
  • Ojiya-chijimi, Echigo-jofu: techniques of making ramie fabric in Uonuma region, Niigata
  • Oku-noto no Aenokoto
  • Sekishu-Banshi: papermaking in the Iwami region of Shimane
  • Traditional Ainu dance

ADDITION WANTED:

  • Japan Festival Floats
    ? Grand Hachinohe Sansha Festival (Hachinohe City, Aomori)
    ? Float Festival of Kakunodate (Senboku City)
    ? Tsuchizaki Shimmei Shrine Festival (Akita City)
    ? Hanawa Festival (Kazuno City, Akita)
    ? Shinjo Festival (Shinjo City, Yamagata)
    ? Hitachi Furyumono (Hitachi City, Ibaraki)
    ? Karasuyama Yamaage (Nasu Karasuyama City)
    ? Kanuma Imamiya Shrine Festival (Kanuma City, Tochigi)
    ? Chichibu Festival (Chichibu City)
    ? Kawagoe Hikawa Festival (Kawagoe City, Saitama)
    ? Sawara Float Festival (Katori City, Chiba)
    ? Takaoka Mikurumayama Festival (Takaoka City)
    ? Tatemon Festival of Uozu (Uozu City)
    ? Johana Hikiyama Festival (Nanto City, Toyama)
    ? Seihaku Festival (Nanao City, Ishikawa)
    ? Takayama Festival (Takayama City)
    ? Furukawa Festival (Hida City)
    ? Ogaki Festival (Ogaki City, Gifu)
    ? Owari Tsushima Tennoh Festival (Tsushima City, Aisai City)
    ? Chiryu Festival (Chiryu City)
    ? Inuyama Festival (Inuyama City)
    ? Kamezaki Shiohi Festival (Handa City)
    ? Sunari Festival (Kanie Town, Aichi)
    ? Kujirabune Festival of the Toride Shrine (Yokkaichi City)
    ? Ueno Tenjin Festival (Iga City)
    ? Kuwana Ishidori Festival (Kuwana City, Mie)
    ? Nagahama Hikiyama Festival (Nagahama City, Shiga)
    ? Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival (Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City)
    ? Tobata Gion Festival (Tobata-ku, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka)
    ? Karatsu Kunchi (Karatsu City, Saga)
    ? Yatsushiro Myoken Festival (Yatsushiro City, Kumamoto)
    ? Hita Gion Festival (Hita City, Oita)

JORDAN - 1 missing

  • Cultural Space of the Bedu in Petra and Wadi Rum

KAZAKHSTAN - 7 missing

  • Falconry, a living human heritage
  • Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, Yufka
  • Kuresi
  • Nawrouz, Novruz, Nowrouz, Nowrouz, Nawrouz, Nauryz
  • Aitysh/Aitys, art of improvisation
  • Kazakh traditional art of Dombra Kuy
  • Traditional knowledge and skills in making Kazakh yurts (Turkic nomadic dwellings)

KENYA - 2 missing

  • Isukuti dance of Isukha and Idakho communities of Western Kenya
  • Traditions and practices associated to the Kayas in sacred forests of the Mijikenda

KOREA, NORTH - 2 missing

  • Tradition of kimchi-making
  • Arirang folk song

KOREA, SOUTH - 15 missing

  • Falconry, a living human heritage
  • Tugging rituals and games
  • Nongak, community band music, dance and rituals
  • Arirang, lyrical folk song
  • Jultagi, tightrope walking
  • Taekkyeon, a traditional Korean martial art
  • Weaving of Mosi (fine ramie) in the Hansan region
  • Daemokjang, traditional wooden architecture
  • Gagok, lyric song cycles accompanied by an orchestra
  • Cheoyongmu
  • Ganggangsullae
  • Jeju Chilmeoridang Yeongdeunggut
  • Yeongsanjae
  • Gangneung Danoje Festival
  • Pansori Epic Chant

KYRGYZSTAN - 6 missing

  • Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, Yufka
  • Aitysh/Aitys, art of improvisation
  • Kyrgyz epic trilogy: Manas, Semetey, Seytek
  • Ala-kiyiz and Shyrdak, art of Kyrgyz traditional felt carpets
  • Novruz, Nowrouz, Nooruz, Navruz, Nauroz,
  • Art of Akyns, Kyrgyz Epic Tellers

LATVIA - 1 missing

  • Suiti cultural space

LEBANON - 1 missing

  • Al-Zajal, recited or sung poetry

LITHUANIA - 1 missing

  • Sutartinės, Lithuanian multipart songs

MACEDONIA - 3 missing

  • Glasoechko, male two-part singing in Dolni Polog
  • Kopachkata, a social dance from the village of Dramche, Pijanec
  • Feast of the Holy Forty Martyrs in Štip

MADAGASCAR - 1 missing

  • Woodcrafting Knowledge of Zafimaniry

MALAWI - 3 missing

  • Tchopa, sacrificial dance of the Lhomwe people of southern Malawi
  • Gule Wamkulu
  • Vimbuza Healing Dance

MALI - 8 missing

  • Coming forth of the masks and puppets in Markala
  • Practices and knowledge linked to the Imzad of the Tuareg communities
  • Secret society of the Kôrêdugaw, the rite of wisdom
  • Cultural practices and expressions linked to the balafon of the Senufo communities
  • Sanké mon: collective fishing rite of Sanké
  • Manden Charter, proclaimed in Kurukan Fuga
  • Septennial re-roofing ceremony of Kamablon, sacred house of Kangaba
  • Cultural Space of Yaaral and Degal

MAURETANIA - 1 missing

  • Moorish epic T’heydinn

MEXICO - 4 missing

  • Parachicos in the traditional January feast of Chiapa de Corzo
  • Pirekua, traditional song of the P’urhépecha
  • Traditional Mexican cuisine - ancestral, ongoing community culture, the Michoacán paradigm
  • Places of memory and living traditions of Otomí-Chichimecas people of Tolimán: the Peña de Bernal, guardian of a sacred territory

MOLDOVA - 2 missing

  • Traditional wall-carpet craftsmanship
  • Men’s group Colindat, Christmas-time ritual

MONGOLIA - 10 missing

  • Coaxing ritual for camels
  • Mongolian knuckle-bone shooting
  • Mongolian calligraphy
  • Folk long song performance technique of Limbe performances - circular breathing
  • Mongolian traditional art of Khöömei
  • Mongol Biyelgee: Mongolian traditional folk dance
  • Mongol Tuuli: Mongolian epic
  • Traditional music of the Tsuur
  • Traditional Music of the Morin Khuur
  • Urtiin Duu: Traditional Folk Long Song

MOROCCO - 6 missing

  • Argan, practices and know-how concerning the argan tree
  • Cherry festival in Sefrou
  • Falconry, a living human heritage
  • Mediterranean diet
  • Cultural Space of Jemaa el-Fna Square
  • Moussem of Tan-Tan

MOZAMBIQUE - 2 missing

  • Chopi Timbila
  • Gule Wamkulu

NAMIBIA - 1 missing

  • Oshituthi shomagongo, marula fruit festival

NICARAGUA - 2 missing

  • El Güegüense
  • Language, Dance and Music of Garifuna

NIGER - 2 missing

  • Practices and expressions of joking relationships in Niger
  • Practices and knowledge linked to the Imzad of the Tuareg communities

NIGERIA - 4 missing

  • Argungu international fishing and cultural festival
  • Ijele masquerade
  • Ifa Divination System
  • Oral Heritage of Gelede

OMAN - 7 missing

  • Al-Razfa, a traditional performing art
  • Arabic coffee, a symbol of generosity
  • Majlis, a cultural and social space
  • Al-Ayyala, a traditional performing art
  • Al ‘azi, elegy, processional march and poetry
  • Al-Taghrooda, traditional Bedouin chanted poetry
  • Al-Bar’ah, music and dance of Oman Dhofari valleys

PAKISTAN - 2 missing

  • Falconry
  • Novruz, Nowrouz, Nooruz, Navruz, Nauroz, Nevruz

PALESTINE - 1 missing

  • Palestinian Hikaye

PERU - 8 missing

  • Wititi dance of the Colca Valley
  • Knowledge, skills and rituals related to the annual renewal of the Q’eswachaka bridge
  • Eshuva, Harákmbut sung prayers of Peru’s Huachipaire people
  • Pilgrimage to the sanctuary of the Lord of Qoyllurit’i
  • Oral Heritage and Cultural Manifestations of Zápara People
  • Huaconada, ritual dance of Mito
  • Scissors dance
  • Taquile and its Textile Art

PHILIPPINES - 2 missing

  • Tugging rituals and games
  • Darangen Epic of Maranao People of Lake Lanao

PORTUGAL - 3 missing

  • Bisalhães black pottery manufacturing process
  • Falconry
  • Manufacture of cowbells

QATAR - 2 missing

  • Arabic coffee, a symbol of generosity
  • Majlis, a cultural and social space

ROMANIA - 6 missing

  • Traditional wall-carpet craftsmanship
  • Lad’s dances
  • Men’s group Colindat, Christmas-time ritual
  • Craftsmanship of Horezu ceramics
  • Doina
  • Căluş Ritual

RUSSIA - 2 missing

  • Cultural Space and Oral Culture of Semeiskie
  • Olonkho, Yakut Heroic Epos

SAUDI ARABIA - 5 missing

  • Almezmar, drumming and dancing with sticks
  • Falconry, a living human heritage
  • Alardah Alnajdiyah, dance, drumming and poetry
  • Arabic coffee, a symbol of generosity
  • Majlis, a cultural and social space

SENEGAL - 2 missing

  • Xooy, a divination ceremony among the Serer
  • Kankurang, Manding Initiatory Rite

SERBIA - 1 missing

  • Slava, celebration of family saint patron’s day

SLOVAKIA - 4 missing

  • Puppetry
  • Bagpipe culture
  • Music of Terchová
  • Fujara and its Music

SLOVENIA - 1 missing

  • Škofja Loka passion play

SPAIN - 8 missing

  • Falconry
  • Summer solstice fire festivals in the Pyrenees
  • Mediterranean diet
  • Festivity of ‘la Mare de Déu de la Salut’ of Algemesí
  • Chant of the Sybil on Majorca
  • Whistled language of the island of La Gomera (Canary Islands), the Silbo Gomero
  • Patum of Berga
  • Valencia Fallas festivity

SWITZERLAND - 1 missing

  • Winegrowers’ Festival in Vevey

SYRIA - 1 missing

  • Falconry

TAJIKISTAN - 2 missing

  • Oshi Palav, a traditional meal
  • Shashmaqom Music

TOGO - 1 missing

  • Oral Heritage of Gelede

TONGA - 1 missing

  • Lakalaka, Dances and Sung Speeches

TURKEY - 14 missing

  • Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, Yufka
  • Novruz, Nowrouz, Nooruz, Navruz, Nauroz, Nevruz
  • Traditional craftsmanship of Çini-making
  • Ebru, Turkish art of marbling
  • Turkish coffee culture and tradition
  • Mesir Macunu festival
  • Ceremonial Keşkek tradition
  • Kırkpınar oil wrestling festival
  • Semah, Alevi-Bektaşi ritual
  • Kırkpınar oil wrestling festival
  • Traditional Sohbet meetings
  • Âşıklık: minstrelsy tradition
  • Karagöz
  • Arts of Meddah, Public Storytellers

TURKMENISTAN - 2 missing

  • Nawrouz, Nauryz, Nooruz, Nowruz, Navruz, Nevruz, Nowruz, Navruz
  • Epic art of Gorogly

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - 2 missing

  • Al Sadu, traditional weaving skills (2011)
  • Al-Taghrooda, traditional Bedouin chanted poetry (2012)

UGANDA - 6 missing

  • Ma’di bowl lyre music and dance
  • Koogere oral tradition of the Basongora, Banyabindi and Batooro peoples
  • Male-child cleansing ceremony of the Lango of central northern Uganda
  • Empaako tradition of the Batooro, Banyoro, Batuku, Batagwenda and Banyabindi of western Uganda
  • Bigwala, gourd trumpet music and dance of the Busoga Kingdom
  • Barkcloth making

UKRAINE - 1 missing

  • Cossack’s songs of Dnipropetrovsk Region

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - 4 missing

  • Al-Razfa, a traditional performing art
  • Al-Ayyala, a traditional performing art
  • Al-Taghrooda, traditional Bedouin chanted poetry
  • Al Sadu, traditional weaving skills in the United Arab Emirates

URUGUAY - 1 missing

  • Candombe and its socio-cultural space: a community practice

UZBEKISTAN - 5 missing

  • Askiya, the art of wit
  • Katta Ashula
  • Novruz, Nowrouz, Nooruz, Navruz, Nauroz, Nevruz
  • Shashmaqom Music
  • Cultural Space of Boysun District

VANUATU - 1 missing

  • Vanuatu Sand Drawings

VENEZUELA - 5 missing

  • Carnival of El Callao
  • Growing and processing of the curagua
  • Mapoyo oral tradition
  • La Parranda de San Pedro de Guarenas y Guatire
  • Dancing Devils of Corpus Christi

VIETNAM - 6 missing

  • Ví and Giặm folk songs of Nghệ Tĩnh
  • Art of Đờn ca tài tử music and song in southern Viet Nam
  • Worship of Hùng kings in Phú Thọ
  • Xoan singing of Phú Thọ Province
  • Ca trù singing
  • Space of Gong Culture

YEMEN - 1 missing

  • Song of Sana’a

ZAMBIA - 2 missing

  • Gule Wamkulu
  • Makishi Masquerade

ZIMBABWE - 1 missing

  • Mbende Jerusarema Dance

For new UNESCO World Heritage inscription, we will have to wait until June-July 2021 per following announcing in UNESCO WHS official website.

44th session of the World Heritage Committee

In light of the developments in the world related to pandemic COVID-19, it was decided that the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, initially scheduled for 29 June - 9 July 2020 would be postponed to a later date.

At its 14th extraordinary session, held online on 2 November 2020, the World Heritage Committee has decided to hold an extended 44th session in June/July 2021 in Fuzhou, China. The exact dates will be determined at a later stage by the Chairperson of the Committee in consultation with the Secretariat.

Please note that the dates of the dispatches of statutory documents for the 44th session will be established, in accordance with the Rules of Procedure, once the exact dates of the 44th session of the Committee are fixed.

With 2020 addition of new Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage: China - Malaysia: Ong Chun/Wangchuan/Wangkang, I already have this postcard in my collection :grinning:

Announcement:
UNESCO WHS extended 44th session in June/July 2021 in Fuzhou (China)
16 to 31 July 2021