Saturday, November 26, 2022

Cultural Heritage

Pigeon Houses, Iranian Architectural Elegance

Pigeon houses represent a perfect example of humans and nature working together for mutual benefits.

Pre-World War II ammunition unearthed in Tehran

Up to 180 artillery and mortar rounds dating back to pre-WWII era have been found in a neighborhood in the Iranian capital.

60 Years of Pilgrimage Visits to Saint Thaddeus Monastery, Iran

Up to 7,000 Christians get together for the 60th anniversary of regular yearly visits to Saint Thaddeus Monastery or Ghara Kelisa in northwestern Iran.

Burnt City, Iran’s 17th Entry on World Heritage List

Shahr-e Sukhteh- the Iranian Burnt City- finally makes it to the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Takht-e Soleymān; Manifestation of Persian Civilization

Iranian ancient citadel Takht-e Soleyman (Throne of Solomon), known to be a Zoroastrian fire temple, manifests Persian glorious civilization.

Campaign to Save Freedom Tower Launched

Cultural heritage advocates launch a campaign to save Tehran’s Freedom Tower.

A tour of the largest private arts museum in Iran

Saba Museum owned by Pasargad Bank is home to precious works of arts.

ICHHTO introduces Tabriz and Yazd as Iranian creative cities to OIC

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) has introduced Tabriz in northwest Iran and Yazd in central Iran as iranian creative cities to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), said a senior official of ICHHTO.

Preserving Shiraz Historical Core Necessary: UN official

The UN Human Settlements Program (UNHSP) representative to Iran referring to unique historical texture of Shiraz said here Wednesday that preserving that historical heritage is necessary for boosting the cityˈs tourism industry.

7500-Year-Old Motifs Inspire Modern Fabric Designers

A group of fabric designers have created a collection inspired by motifs used on pottery previously discovered at the 7500-year-old Sialk Tepe near the central Iranian city of Kashan.

5000-Year-Old Water Pipeline Discovered in Western Iran

A 5000-year-old water system has been unearthed during the second season of a rescue excavation project at the Farash ancient historical site at the Seimareh Dam reservoir area in western Iran.

Shush: Major Iranian option for 2014 global registration

Iranian ancient city of Shush is slated to be offered to the UNESCO for a possible inscription on the World Heritage list of the organization.

Persian literary figures honored at Turkish university

A ceremony was held in Ege (Aegean) University in Izmir (Turkey) to commemorate famous Iranian poets and top literary figures including Hakim Abolqasem Ferdowsi, Omar Khayyam and Saˈdi.

Iran Planning to Attract More Tourists

Head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Massoud Soltanifar vowed to do his organization's best to pave the ground for attracting more tourists to the country's holy shrines.

Photos: Tomb of Persian Poet Omar Khayyam in Neishabour

Photos: Tomb of Persian Poet Omar Khayyam in Neishabour.Omar Khayyam was a Persian polymath, philosopher, mathematician, astronomer and poet. He also wrote treatises on mechanics, geography, mineralogy, music, and Islamic theology.

UNESCO would cooperate in repair, maintenance of Persepolis

The incumbent Director-General of UNESCO has said the organization will participate in Persepolis repair and maintenance.

National Day of Saadi Commemorated throughout Iran

National Day of Saadi Commemorated in Iran. Saadi is known as a poetry both in and outside of Iran for his enticing choice of word, ethical and social teachings.

Iran marks Mother’s Day

Iranians celebrate Lady Fatima Zahra’s birth anniversary, designated by the Islamic Republic as Mother's Day in the country.

Frye : “They are very hospitable people. I love them very much,”

American scholar of Iranian and Central Asian studies, professor Richard Nelson Frye has passed away at the age of 94.

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