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Iranian UNESCO Intangible World Heritages

Apart from historical and cultural monuments that are a source of national pride for the people of their country and also a heritage for the whole world, there are also intangible heritages that shape the cultural world just as great as the former. Thus, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has another list of Intangible cultural heritages that are important for the whole world, and we can say that they shape us all in one way or the other.

Iran; the Land of Poetry

Poetry is loved, appreciated and practiced by Iranians for thousands of years. People of Iran live with poetry. Almost all of Iranian customs and traditions include poetry in one way or the other. Be it the presence of a book of Persian poetry, most commonly the Diwan of Hafez or Shahnameh of Ferdowsi on the Haft-Sin tables that Iranians set for their New Year, or gathering together on Shab-e-Yalda and reading the Poems of Hafez.

Iran’s Delicious Food Destinations

We will go on a journey together here to learn more about Iran’s mountains and what it would be like to climb the mountains of Iran. The country has two main ranges of gorgeous and diverse mountains, with different kinds of peaks and climates which include beautiful sceneries as well, making the country one of the best sites for hiking and camping.

Christmas in Iran

As December draws near, all Christians around the world get lost in the middle of joyous crowds in the streets tinted with green, gold, and red. Festivity joy flows in the stores, and everybody gets excited about Christmas tree embellishments and beautiful gifts, both Christians and non-Christians. At the same time, Iranians are thrilled to celebrate such festivity cheerfully. Although Christians have made up less than 1% of the population of Iran, young boys and girls seek the festivity joy of this event.

Persia in the History of Civilization by Will Durant

Let’s briefly read about Iran’s history; from the Great Persian Empire to the Modern-day Iran. An article by Will Durant, famous American historian, philosopher and the author of ‘The Story of Civilization’