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The World Crafts Council is considering registering an Iranian fabric-weaving art known as Tobafi, which is one of the major handicraft skills and traditional arts of South Khorasan province in northeastern Iran.
The World Crafts Council is considering registering the Iranian-made Zilu, a type of Persian rug, on the list of international handicrafts.
Iran says the UNESCO’s Executive Board has named March 14 as the International Day of Mathematics in honour of late Iranian math genius Maryam Mirzakhani, who died in 2017.
In a ceremony in Tehran, Iran marked the inscription of its ancient sport polo as an Iranian intangible cultural heritage by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan province, central Iran, annually turns into a water playground for children and young adults as the temperatures rise in summer.
Iran recently held the first edition of an international festival to mark the inscription of Bam citadel and its cultural landscape on the List of World Heritage sites by the UNESCO in its 14th anniversary.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) on Saturday inscribed the Sassanid Archaeological Landscape in Fars Province on its World Heritage list, increasing the number of Iranian sites to 23.
Pahlavanpour Garden is a historical site located in the city of Mehriz in Yazd Province, which manifests Iran’s traditional architecture.
The number of tourists visiting the historical city of Yazd in central Iran has considerably increased, a senior tourism official says.
At least three handicrafts from southern Iranian province of Khuzestan have been nominated for the UNESCO Award of Excellence for Handicrafts.
Kerman, the largest province in Iran with an ancient history, is home to numerous world heritage sites which annually attract millions of visitors.
Kerman province in southeastern Iran is home to hundreds of qanats through which underground waters have long been extracted by local people.
UNESCO is to officially register an Iranian sport and a traditional Persian musical instrument on its list of intangible cultural heritage in a month’s time.
An Italian tourist says Persian Qanats are amazing attractions, but unfortunately are not much known to the world despite being inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added the historical structure of Yazd in central Iran to its list of world heritage sites.
Iran’s Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution decided on Tuesday that Tehran should back out of the UN-devised global education agenda, known as Education 2030, citing the country’s own detailed documents in the field of education.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has stressed that the country will never accept any UN document that even minutely goes against the country’s beliefs and religious values.