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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

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

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: A Jewel of Persian Architecture

Dowlatabad garden is among the most beloved and iconic landscapes of Iran with distinctive properties, picture-postcard views of water stream and the historic Persian pavilions.

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.

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