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The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) inscribed Iran’s lavash (flatbread) in the list of its intangible cultural heritage.
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.
The religious Carpet Washing Ceremony, one of the rituals of Shiite Muslims, is annually held in Mashhad-e Ardehal, near the central city of Kashan.
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 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.
In a session held on Sunday, July 17, in Istanbul, the World Heritage Committee inscribed Iran’s Lut Desert as the country’s first natural site to be registered in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in its 40th session since July 10 in Turkey, inscribed...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on UNESCO, the United Nations’ cultural organization, to make utmost efforts to protect the endangered cultural works and historic sites in Syria and Iraq from the devastating activities of terrorist groups.
The designation comes after Isfahan was named a World Crafts City in September by the World Crafts Council.
The Iranian city of Rasht gets UNESCO’s recognition as one of the best places in the world as far as cookery is concerned.
Photos of Meymand Village, an Iranian ancient site which is believed to be among primary human residences.
Some countries have succeeded in having disputed intellectual property registered in their own names and it’s too late to undo things.
It is for the first time that UNESCO is honoring the efforts of a living Iranian figure in Iran.
Shahr-e Sukhteh- the Iranian Burnt City- finally makes it to the World Heritage List of UNESCO.
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.
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.
The incumbent Director-General of UNESCO has said the organization will participate in Persepolis repair and maintenance.