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65 Iranian crafts to be reviewed for UNESCO Seal of Excellence 04 Aug 2018

65 Iranian crafts to be reviewed for UNESCO Seal of Excellence

A panel of international judges in design and handicraft production will meet in Tehran Sun. to review 65 Iranian handicrafts and 16 others from West Asian member states UNESCO Seal of Excellence consideration. Marzieh Torkamanian, head of the Handicraft Development Group, told Mehr News correspondent that five international judges including two Iranians, and the other […]

Imam Square: Story of a prime tourist destination in Iran 19 Jul 2018

Imam Square: Story of a prime tourist destination in Iran

TEHRAN – The UNESCO-registered Imam Square has long been full of life thanks to being a prime destination for both domestic and foreign travelers. Best known as Naghsh-e Jahan Sq. (literary meaning “Image of the World”), the property is in Isfahan, central Iran. At 512m long and 163m wide, it is one of the largest […]

Iran Sites Get UNESCO Status 03 Jul 2018

Iran Sites Get UNESCO Status

UNESCO has added a number of ancient Iranian archeological sites to its World Heritage List, the world cultural body said. UNESCO has added eight pre-Islamic Iranian archeological sites to its World Heritage List, the UN agency announced during their meeting in Bahrain, AFP reported on Sunday. The sites collectively appear on the worldwide list as […]

Sassanid era heritage inscribed on UNESCO list 01 Jul 2018

Sassanid era heritage inscribed on UNESCO list

Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region has been inscribed into UNESCO World Heritage list during the 42nd session of World Heritage Committee held in Manama, Bahrain. After several meetings of debate in Bahraini capital city of Manama, the World Heritage Committee on Saturday inscribed Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region in Iran on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. […]

Iran seeks multinational UNESCO inscription of Yalda 24 Dec 2017

Iran seeks multinational UNESCO inscription of Yalda

TEHRAN – Iran has called on its nearby states to join hands to put forward the ancient Persian Yalda festivity for a possible UNESCO registration. “We are prepared for a multinational inscription of Yalda Night by 2019,” Mohammad-Hassan Talebian, a deputy director of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization, said on Thursday. Iran solely […]

US to withdraw from UNESCO over ‘anti-Israel bias’ 13 Oct 2017

US to withdraw from UNESCO over ‘anti-Israel bias’

The United States has announced that it will withdraw from the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), accusing the UN’s cultural organization of “anti-Israel bias.” US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement on Thursday that Washington would establish an “observer mission” to replace its representation at the Paris-based agency. “This decision […]