Intangible Heritage Committee to consider new inscriptions at Bali meeting
UNESCO press release, 17 November 2011

BALI, INDONESIA: More than 80 nominations, including Saman Dance from Indonesia, Fado from Portugal or Mariachi music from Mexico, will be considered for inclusion in the UNESCO Intangible Heritage lists at the 6th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, held in Bali, from 22-29 November 2011. Mali, Burkina Fasoand Cote d’Ivoire will present a multinational nomination, with the Cultural Practices and Expressions related to the Balafon of the Senufo Communities. It is among 17 nominations that have been recommended for the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The Committee will also consider 23 nominations proposed for inscription on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in need of Urgent Safeguarding, and 12 proposals of programs for the Register of Best Safeguarding Practices. Read the press release … Visit the meeting website … Follow webcast …