Sharjah-Yemen -Arabia’s Felix or the land of happiness and fortune was the center of focus at ‘Cultural Heritage Weeks’ organized by Sharjah Institute for Heritage (SIH), a specialized institution that preserves and promotes cultural heritage.
The unusual and very efficient whistle language used as a means of communication by villagers in remote northern Turkey entered the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
UNESCO has accepted the ‘bird language’ of Black Sea villagers as an endangered part of world heritage in need of urgent protection.
The sporting team game of chovgan, which is played on horseback and recognized as a version of the modern polo game, has been added to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists.
Officials of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) and Russian State Hermitage Museum signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperating in the cultural heritage sector.
The team sport of polo, which is played on horseback, together with the Iranian bowed string instrument of Kamancheh are set to be added to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists by the end of the current year.
China will strengthen protection of cultural heritage in the second half of 2017 and carry out random inspections in provinces where cultural relics are common, according to a senior cultural official.
Government’s achievements in cultural heritage sector remarkable