Polo Nominated for UNESCO Cultural Heritage Status

Polo was invented and first played in Iran thousands of years ago. The original name of polo was Chogan which is a team sport played on horseback. Yesterday, a symbolic polo match was played at Shohada Sport Complex in Tehran, in preparation for its inclusion in the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.    

Polo was invented and first played in Iran thousands of years ago. The original name of polo was Chogan which is a team sport played on horseback. Yesterday, a symbolic polo match was played at Shohada Sport Complex in Tehran, in preparation for its inclusion in the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

 

 

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