The team sport of polo, which is played on horseback, together with the Iranian bowed string instrument of Kamancheh are set to be added to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists by the end of the current year.
Iran has hosted the qualifiers for the 2017 World Polo Championship in Sydney, Australia. As our correspondent Yusef Jalali reports, the event is an opportunity for Iranian polo authorities to revive the ancient spot in the country, presstv.com wrote.
By Gery and Suzanne Warner
When the doorbell rang at our California winter home, it was George Dill, telling me in his trademark, gruff voice, “Gery, I’ve got some Iranian visitors here. I want ‘them to meet you.”