Cooperation with International Organizations (UNESCO,UNU)

Japanese Elements on the Representation List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

January 9, 2019
Japanese

Inscribed in 2008

  • Nogaku Theatre
  • Ningyo Johruri Bunraku Puppet Theatre
  • Kabuki Theatre

Inscribed in 2009

  • Gagaku
  • Ojiya-chijimi, Echigo-jofu: techniques of making ramie fabric in Uonuma region, Niigata Prefecture
  • Sekishu-Banshi: papermaking in the Iwami region of Shimane Prefecture (extended and inscribed as “Washi, craftsmanship of traditional Japanese hand-made paper” in 2014)
  • Hitachi Furyumono (extended and inscribed as “Yama, Hoko, Yatai, float festivals in Japan” in 2016)
  • Yamahoko, the float ceremony of the Kyoto Gion festival (extended and inscribed as “Yama, Hoko, Yatai, float festivals in Japan” in 2016)
  • Koshikijima no Toshidon
  • Oku-noto no Aenokoto
  • Hayachine Kagura
  • Akiu no Taue Odori
  • Chakkirako
  • Dainichido Bugaku
  • Daimokutate
  • Traditional Ainu dance

Inscribed in 2010

  • Kumiodori, traditional Okinawan musical theatre
  • Yuki-tsumugi, silk fabric production technique

Inscribed in 2011

  • Mibu no hana Taue, ritual of transplanting rice in Mibu, Hiroshima
  • Sada Shin Noh, sacred dancing at Sada shrine, Shimane

Inscribed in 2012

  • Nachi no Dengaku,a traditional dance performed in the town of Nachi-Katsuura,Wakayama

Inscribed in 2013

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

Inscribed in 2014

  • Washi, craftsmanship of traditional Japanese hand-made paper

Inscribed in 2016

  • Yama, Hoko, Yatai, float festivals in Japan

Inscribed in 2018

  • Raiho-shin: ritual visits of deities in masks and costumes