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On Urgent Safeguarding List elements

Naqqāli, Iranian dramatic story-telling



Traditional skills of building and sailing Iranian Lenj boats in the Persian Gulf



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Key references

Ratification of the Convention on

23 March 2006

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Listing of ICH and Register

Radif of Iranian music
Radif of Iranian music (2009, RL)
On-going nomination(s)
  • 2025: Ayeneh-Kari, the art of mirror-work in Persian architecture (RL)

  • 2024: Nawrouz, Novruz, Nowrouz, Nowrouz, Nawrouz, Nauryz, Nooruz, Nowruz, Navruz, Nevruz, Nowruz, Navruz (RL)

  • 2024: Art of crafting and playing Rubab/Rabab (RL)

  • 2024: Ceremony of Mehregan (RL)

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  • 2025: Traditional felt making (RL)

  • 2025: Traditions of baby cradling and singing lullabies (RL)

  • 2025: The tradition of honoring water and rain, Tirgan/Vardavar (RL)

  • 2024: Traditional knowledge of Golāb (rosewater) production and its socio-cultural traditions (RL)


Mr Yadollah PARMOUN<br />
Director Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts & Tourism Organization (ICHHTO)

Mr Yadollah PARMOUN
Director Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts & Tourism Organization (ICHHTO)

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Law on establishing the Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization (ICHO)


Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage


National Heritage Protection Act

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