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4 New Countries to Join UNESCO’s Nowruz Dossier

China, Mongolia, Tanzania and Kenya has voiced their interest in joining the Persian New Year (Nowruz) dossier, a multi-national Intangible Cultural Heritage registered in the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation.

Saint Stepanos Monastery in Northwestern Iran

The St. Stepanos Monastery, located about 11 km northwest of Jolfa in East Azerbaijan Province, is the second most important Armenian monastery in Iran.
Lavash Bread

Iran’s Lavash Bread Inscribed at UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) inscribed Iran’s lavash (flatbread) in the list of its intangible cultural heritage.

Iran’s Ancient Water System, Masterpiece of Creative Genius: UNESCO

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System is an island city in Iran's Khuzestan Province with a complex irrigation system. It was registered on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 2009.

Religious Ceremony of Carpet Washing Held in Central Iran

The Carpet Washing Ceremony, one of the religious ceremonies of Shiite Muslims, is annually held in Mashhad-e Ardehal, near the central city of Kashan. People travel to the city to mourn and represent this...

Fue inaugurada la Antigua Colina de Uzbaka en Irán[:fa]Fue inaugurada la Antigua Colina de...

La Antigua Colina de Ozbaki se remonta a  9000 años, y está situada en Nazarabad, en la provincia de Alborz la cual se encuentra en la lista provisional del registro de patrimonio mundial de...

Arrendajo terrestre iraní, Aves Endémicas de Irán en desierto de Lut

El desierto de Lut, el cual fue nombrado últimamente como patrimonio de la humanidad por las Naciones Unidas para la Educación, la Ciencia y la Cultura (UNESCO), es el hogar de Podoces Pleskei o...

Darougheh House in Iran’s Mashhad Wins UNESCO Conservation Award

The conservation of Darougheh House in Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi Province, was among the 13 winning projects of UNESCO 2016 Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.

Iranian World Heritage Site to Host World-Class Concerts

Iranian ensembles the Kamkars and Shams, the pianist Shahrdad Rohani, and Spanish Flamenco guitarist Antonio Rey are scheduled to give concerts at Bisotun, a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Kermanshah Province. The concerts are...
Alireza Amri-Kazemi

Iranian Geopark Expert Wins Global Seat in UNESCO

Alireza Amri-Kazemi, an Iranian experienced expert in geo-tourism and geoparks, has been elected as a member of the High Council of UNESCO Global Geo-Parks.

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