N°03577
Element 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: Qeshm Island- Shrimping in the Persian Gulf. Fishing is still one of the premier sources of income for people on the coast of the Persian Gulf and the ability to guide the fishing ships is one of the special skills of the sailors.