The arrival of foreign tourists in Iran increased 52 percent in the last Iranian year (ending on March 20, 2019) reaching 7.8 million tourists, said the vice president and head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO).
Research Institute of Iran's Cultural Heritage and Tourism and Ilia State University of Georgia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), to work together in the fields of tourism and the cultural heritage.
Introducing more artifacts to the public and continuing the legacy of the first season from 2017, ‘National Treasure’, one of China's most popular TV shows on cultural heritage, recently began production on its second season.
UNESCO will on Monday organize an international meeting aimed at rebuilding the war-torn ancient Iraqi city Mosul’s cultural heritage, rehabilitating its education system and revitalizing its cultural life, the UN culture body announced.
President of the Polo Federation Hojatollah Dehkhodaei said Chogan, a forerunner of Polo, was named in the 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage as Iran’s cultural heritage, contrary to claims made by some other countries, such as Azerbaijan.
Sharjah-Yemen -Arabia’s Felix or the land of happiness and fortune was the center of focus at ‘Cultural Heritage Weeks’ organized by Sharjah Institute for Heritage (SIH), a specialized institution that preserves and promotes cultural heritage.
The unusual and very efficient whistle language used as a means of communication by villagers in remote northern Turkey entered the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
UNESCO has accepted the ‘bird language’ of Black Sea villagers as an endangered part of world heritage in need of urgent protection.
The sporting team game of chovgan, which is played on horseback and recognized as a version of the modern polo game, has been added to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists.
Officials of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) and Russian State Hermitage Museum signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperating in the cultural heritage sector.
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.