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Dotar Dossier Filed for UNESCO Registration

Dotar Dossier Filed for UNESCO RegistrationDotar Dossier Filed for UNESCO Registration

The dossier of creating and playing the Iranian traditional musical instrument dotar (meaning "two strings' in Persian) has been submitted for inclusion in UNESCO's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
"Local to a number of Iranian provinces, such as Mazandaran, Golestan, North Khorasan, South Khorasan and Khorasan Razavi provinces, dotar will be the first folk musical instrument with such a wide popularity to get international status," said Farhad Nazari, in charge of inscription of historical sites at Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization.

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