Chogan's International Recognition Celebrated

The UNESCO’s inscription document of Chogan was unveiled in a symbolic event to celebrate the global status of the traditional Iranian sport
Chogan's International  Recognition CelebratedChogan's International  Recognition Celebrated

The global inscription of Chogan, an Iranian team sport internationally known as polo, on UNESCO's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity was celebrated on Monday at Qasr-e Firuzeh Sport Complex in Tehran. 
During the ceremony, which was attended by a number of senior heritage officials, the UNESCO's inscription document was unveiled as a symbolic event, IRNA reported. 
Iran's proposal for Chogan was approved at the 12th session of UNESCO's Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage, held on Jeju Island, South Korea, on Dec. 4-9, 2017.
Following the inscription, the number of Iran's intangible cultural heritage items in the global list increased to 13.


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