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Last week, Iranian netizens were shocked to see Qatari officials awarding a scale model of windcatchers to Paris Saint-Germain staff who had won a traditional camel race in the peninsular nation.
Windmills in the city of Nashtifan in Iran’s Khorasan Razavi province are one of the most beautiful and largest collections of clay, mud and wood, and of course the oldest of these kind in the world.
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.