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Nowruz (Norouz) make it into Unesco heritage list – نوروز جهانی شد

[ad#imapnov08] Persian music and New Year traditions have been registered on UNESCO's List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Tradition of Persian New Year, Nowruz, and the Radif of Iranian music were inscribed on the list during the 4th…

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Desmond Tutu and other Nobel Peace Laureates, Iranian Poets and Artists Support July 25th Global Day of Action

"We deplore the violence and crackdown on peaceful protesters, the increasing restrictions on civil liberties, and the imprisonment of a growing number of civil leaders in Iran." Archbishop Destmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Laureate, 1984 "If one country sincerely wants to…

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Ancient City in Hamedan Prov. to Be Converted into Site-Specific Museum

[ad#imapnov08] The Hamedan Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Department plans to convert a part of an ancient city into a site-specific museum. Covering over three hectares in area, the city was discovered about four years ago by chance during a…

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Kerman home to world’s lone Zoroastrian anthropology museum

[ad#imapnov08] The City of Kerman in central south of Iran is home to the lone anthropology museum of the world's Zoroastrians. The museum is located at the fire temple of the city. The idea of establishing the museum goes back…

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Iran adds “Persian Gulf” to Spiritual Heritage list

Iran is planning to hold the Persian Gulf national day and register the historical waterway on the country's Spiritual Heritage list. “The Persian Gulf day was marked on the national calendar during the previous president's term in office, but no…

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