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Iran Marks Rasht Day

Iran has designated January 2 as Rasht Day to commemorate the historic city of Rasht in the northern province of Gilan each year.

Iranian Art of Tobafi to Be Inscribed by World Crafts Council

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.

World Crafts Council to Globally Register Persian Zilu

The World Crafts Council is considering registering the Iranian-made Zilu, a type of Persian rug, on the list of international handicrafts.

March 14 Named Int’l Math Day in Honour of Late Iranian Genius

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.

Iran Celebrates UNESCO’s Inscription of Polo as Iranian Heritage

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).

Children Using Naqsh-e Jahan Square as Swimming Pool in Hot Summer

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 Marks Inscription of Bam Citadel as World Heritage

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.

Sassanid Archaeological Landscape Inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List

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.

Dowlatabad Garden: Jewel of Persian Architecture

With its ith distinctive properties, picture-postcard views and the historic Persian pavilions, Dowlatabad garden is an iconic landscapes of Iran's Yazd.

Persian Gardens in Photos: Pahlavanpour Garden of Yazd

Pahlavanpour Garden is a historical site located in the city of Mehriz in Yazd Province, which manifests Iran’s traditional architecture.

Number of Tourists Visiting Iran’s Yazd Province Up 11%

The number of tourists visiting the historical city of Yazd in central Iran has considerably increased, a senior tourism official says.

Three Iranian Handicrafts Nominated for UNESCO Award

At least three handicrafts from southern Iranian province of Khuzestan have been nominated for the UNESCO Award of Excellence for Handicrafts.

Kerman Province; Popular Destination at Heart of Iranian Deserts

Kerman, the largest province in Iran with an ancient history, is home to numerous world heritage sites which annually attract millions of visitors.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Shazdeh Mahan Garden

Shahzadeh Mahan Garden, also known as the Shazdeh Garden, is one of the most beautiful Persian gardens in Iran, located in the hillside of Tigran Mountain, about 2 kilometres away from Mahan in Kerman province.

Iran’s Kerman Province Home to Globally-Registered Qanats

Kerman province in southeastern Iran is home to hundreds of qanats through which underground waters have long been extracted by local people.

UNESCO Accepts Polo as Iranian Game

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) accepted Chogan as an Iranian horse-riding game on the world body’s list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Book on Iran’s Lut Desert Hits Shelves

Iran has published a book depicting the tourist attractions and geographical features of the Lut Desert, also known as Dasht-e Lut, in the east-central part of the country.

UNESCO to Register Iranian Polo, Kamancheh as Intangible Cultural Heritage

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.

Persian Qanat Amazing but Less-Known Attraction: Italian Tourist

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.

Iranian Felt-Making Art on Road to UNESCO List

Felt is one of the traditional handicrafts commonly made by nomadic people in Iran. Shahrekord in the country’s southwest, as the hub of felt-making in Iran, is going to be registered by UNESCO as the world’s felt-making city.

Historical City of Yazd Inscribed as World Heritage Site

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 Backs Out of UNESCO’s 2030 Education Agenda

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.

Iran Not Committed to Full Implementation of UNESCO 2030 Document

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.

UNESCO’s Education 2030 Document “Non-Binding”

The Iranian government has, in a statement, rejected the rumours spread by its opponents about the UNESCO’s Education 2030 document, saying it is non-binding and no country has been asked to sign it.

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.

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