Persian miniature; Iranians’ exquisite art
November 20, 2023
Iranian cultural riches shine bright: Iftar, Sadeh festival and art of illumination join UNESCO list
December 6, 2023
Persian miniature; Iranians’ exquisite art
November 20, 2023
Iranian cultural riches shine bright: Iftar, Sadeh festival and art of illumination join UNESCO list
December 6, 2023

TEHRAN – Iftar and its socio-cultural traditions, Tahzib, which is an art of illuminated manuscripts, and the ancient festival of Sadeh are Iran’s nominees for possible inclusion in UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage. “We are developing a multi-national dossier on Iftar (the evening meal to break fast during the month of Ramadan) and its associated social and cultural traditions to be submitted to UNESCO,” the deputy tourism minister said in recent conference on Thursday. Additionally, the country has confirmed two other nominees for the prestigious label, which are the art of Tazhib (illumination) and Jashn-e Sadeh (Sadeh festival), Ali Darabi explained. Hopefully, by registering these three elements, we will take significant steps towards introducing Iran’s tangible and intangible, the official said. Earlier in September, Iran invited Saudi Arabia to join a possible UNESCO listing for Iftar and its socio-cultural traditions, which are shared among Muslim-majority countries. The invitation […]

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