Second round of polo games Women’s Day special
The second women’s polo games for Tehran Province was held at the Farahabad Sports Centre for sportswomen on 9 March to honor women’s day. Two teams competed in the “Mange” field at Farahabad in Tehran. The game was held for the first time specifically for women athletes.
“Naghsh-e Jahan” to host polo games for Nowruz
The famous “Naghsh-e Jahan” square in Isfahan is to host polo games for the Iranian New Year Nowruz in March. Polo will be played in this famous square in the city which is visited by many tourists every year during the Nowruz celebrations in Iran, which take place for thirteen days, beginning on the spring equinox.
Kamancheh and Polo Unesco registered
“Polo with music and narration” has been registered by Iran and “The art of making and playing the kamancheh” has been registered mutually by Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan at the 12th session of the Committee for Intangible Cultural Heritage - Unesco – bringing the number of registered intangible heritages for Iran to 13, including Nowruz, flat bread baking skills, and the kamancheh which are multinational registrations.
Unesco registers polo and kamancheh
“Polo” and “The art of making and playing the kamancheh” have been evaluated by Unesco and will be registered at its 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage taking place in December.
Hospitable Persians and safe Iran on Latitudeslife
The Italian magazine ‘Latitudeslife’ dedicated to tourism and travel, suggests Iran as one of the safest and most hospitable countries in the Middle East; housing unique cultural, natural, and historical riches, and thus capable of attracting and enchanting any traveler.
Iranian sport Polo to be registered by UNESCO
Polo is an Iranian sport which has now become a global game and it is to be registered by the UNESCO World Heritage.