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UNESCO calls for maintaining Qalishouyan ritual in Kashan

UNESCO representative in Iran said maintaining traditional custom of Qalishouyan (carpet washing) ritual in village of Ardahal in city of Kashan, is important for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

Susa ready to host UNESCO inspectors

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Ancient Susa Base has proper conditions for hosting UNESCO’s inspectors, said the head of the base.

UNESCO lists Palestinian village as heritage site

The UN has decided to put a Palestinian village in the West Bank on its list of world heritage sites, potentially blocking Israel from building parts of its apartheid wall through the area.

Anniversary of inscription by UNESCO of ‘naqqāli’

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Iran has commemorated the anniversary of inscription by UNESCO of ‘naqqāli’ in 2011, which coincided with Firdausi’s Commemoration Day, Mehr News Agency reported…

Tehran Meeting Agrees to Add 3 Countries to UNESCO Nowruz File

Representatives from the seven countries that registered the Nowruz celebration on UNESCO’s List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2009 have agreed to add Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan to the Nowruz file at UNESCO during their Tehran meeting…Read more:

UNESCO returns dossier of traditional medicine

The experts of UNESCO have returned the dossier of Iranian traditional medicine to Iran due to its deficiencies, according….(

Iran to ask UNESCO to honor Book Week with message

The Iranian National Commission for UNESCO plans to ask UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova to send a message to Iran’s Book Week.

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