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Chogan ‘Peace & Friendship Cup’ held in Tehran 16 Oct 2018

Chogan ‘Peace & Friendship Cup’ held in Tehran

Kioumars Heydari, commander of the Army Ground Forces, attended the competition. Chogan is an ancient Iranian team sport played on horseback with the objective of scoring goals using a long-handled mallet. Chogan was included on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage in late 2017.

Iranian horse-riding game, kamancheh arts win world heritage status 09 Dec 2017

Iranian horse-riding game, kamancheh arts win world heritage status

TEHRAN – Iran’s “Chogan, a horse-riding game accompanied by music and storytelling”, won the UNESCO world heritage status on Thursday, while “the art of crafting and playing with Kamancheh” gained the tag jointly with Azerbaijan. A total of thirty three worldwide elements were inscribed on the world body’s list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of […]