Home Tags UNESCO

Tag: UNESCO

The latest news and views about the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Iran Proposes UNESCO to Name 2019 after Iranian Philosopher, University

Iran has called on UNESCO to name 2019 as the year of late philosopher Sheikh Shahaboddin Sohrevardi and the Gondishapur University.

US, Sweden Customers of Iranian Wool Felt

Wool felt products of Iran are very welcomed by Western countries as they have medical and industrial use besides being a handicraft.

Qatar’s Awarding of Windcatcher Scale Model Raises Eyebrows in Iran

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.

Nashtifan Windmills of Iran; Commination of Art & Technology

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.

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

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.

Today's Front Pages

Ads