Take a look at the status of Iran intangible heritage at UNESCO
Intangible cultural heritage is part of the achievements of civilizations that define their identity.
According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Convention held at the organization’s 32nd session in 2003, intangible heritage is the protection of intangible cultural heritage, behaviors, symbols and rituals that a community appreciate them as cultural heritage. Iran cultural and intangible heritage at UNESCO are such a part of treasure left from ancient Iran.
According to the Convention, intangible cultural heritage means “actions, performances, expressions, knowledge, skills, as well as instruments, objects, handicrafts and related cultural environments that communities, groups and in some cases individuals define them as part of their cultural heritage. This intangible cultural heritage passed down from generation to generation. They constantly re-created by communities and groups in response to their environment, nature, and history. Giving them a sense of identity and continuity, and thus promoting cultural diversity and human creativity. The Convention focuses only on the type of intangible cultural heritage that is consistent with international human rights, as well as the need for mutual respect between communities, groups and individuals, and the need for sustainable development.
The purposes of this Convention are to “protect intangible cultural heritage, assure respect for intangible cultural heritage of communities, groups and individuals, promote local, national and international awareness of the importance of intangible cultural heritage and ensure mutual understanding and appreciation, and to provide cooperation and assistance.” “It’s international.” Let’s take a deep insight into Iran cultural and intangible heritage at UNESCO.