Traditional skills of building and sailing Iranian Lenj boats in the Persian Gulf
(Iran (Islamic Republic of))
- Inscribed in 2011 (6.COM) on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding
Title as submitted EN: Loft Port- Bādebān-Kashi Ceremony. Until 30 years ago, whenever a sailing Lenj was about to go on a long journey, the sail was hoisted in a special ceremony accompanied by music. Nowadays this ceremony is performed on special occasions.