National Intangible Cultural Heritages List

To standardize China’s intangible cultural heritage protection work, the State Council issued the notice on strengthening the protection of cultural heritage and make a 4-level protection system, namely Nation-Province-City-County protection system. It urged all localities and departments concerned to carry out the work principle of “Protection with High Priority, Rescue First, Rational Utilization, Inheritance and Development” and earnestly do a good job in the protection, management and rational utilization of intangible cultural heritage. 

1. National Intangible Cultural Heritages List Batch by Batch

The State Council has approved the Ministry of Culture to identify four batches of national intangible cultural heritage lists, respectively published in 2006, 2008, 2011 and 2014. 

2. National Intangible Cultural Heritages List by Region