Uraman

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  • UNESCO grants world heritage status to Uramanat of Iran 2021-07-27 17:52

    UNESCO grants world heritage status to Uramanat of Iran

    TEHRAN – UNESCO added Iran’s Uramanat cultural landscape to its list of world heritage sites on Tuesday.

  • Trans-Iranian Railway, Cultural Landscape of Uramanat set for UNESCO world heritage bid 2021-06-25 17:47

    Trans-Iranian Railway, Cultural Landscape of Uramanat set for UNESCO world heritage bid

    TEHRAN – Trans-Iranian Railway, and the Cultural Landscape of Uramanat will be Iran’s preferred nominations for UNESCO World Heritage site status.

  • Earth-colored houses, one on top of another, like giant Lego blocks! 2020-11-09 21:03

    Earth-colored houses, one on top of another, like giant Lego blocks!

    Photo depicts the atmospheric village of Shilandar, which its earth-colored houses are constructed one on top of another like giant Lego blocks! The village is situated in Taham rural district of Zanjan province, west-central Iran.

  • 'Uraman: Fringing the Skies' photo exhibit recalls splendors of rural landscape 2020-09-30 20:00

    'Uraman: Fringing the Skies' photo exhibit recalls splendors of rural landscape

    TEHRAN – Today, a photo exhibit opens in Tehran, aiming to resonance the audience with the splendors, architecture, ancient rituals, and everyday life in Uraman rural landscape in western Kordestan province, which is a candidate for becoming a World Heritage site in 2021.

  • Ali-Asghar Mounesan 2020-09-23 20:12

    Uraman ‘well prepared’ for UNESCO World Heritage tag: ICOMOS

    TEHRAN – Hessam Mahdi, the representative of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), has said that the case for the inscription of the Uraman cultural landscape on the UNESCO World Heritage list has been well prepared and he has been impressed by the status of Uraman rural landscape.

  • Uraman 2020-09-16 19:17

    World Heritage tag for Uraman, key to tourism development in region: MP

    TEHRAN- The possible inscription of the Uraman cultural landscape on the UNESCO World Heritage list can play a key role in the tourism development of the region, a member of parliament has said.

  • UNESCO assessor to visit Uraman landscape in western Iran 2020-09-07 21:53

    UNESCO assessor to visit Uraman landscape in western Iran

    TEHRAN – A senior expert affiliated with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization will arrive in Iran in September to visit and review the current status of the Uraman rural landscape in western Iran, which is a candidate for becoming a World Heritage site in 2021.

  • Ground broken for vast recreational center in UNESCO-nominated Uraman 2020-08-05 20:30

    Ground broken for vast recreational center in UNESCO-nominated Uraman

    TEHRAN -- Construction of a vast recreational and hospitality center was officially began on Tuesday with a ground-breaking ceremony in the Uraman region, a cradle of Kurdish art and culture from the days of yore in western Iran.

  • Uraman 2020-05-02 21:41

    UNESCO puts off visit to Uraman due to coronavirus

    TEHRAN – A pre-arranged visit by UNESCO experts to Uraman cultural landscape in western Kermanshah province to assess its possible inclusion in the World Heritage list, has been postponed over coronavirus outbreak in the country.

  • Uraman landscape 2019-10-29 18:26

    UNESCO assessors to visit Uraman landscape in western Iran

    TEHRAN - A team of experts affiliated with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is scheduled to visit Iran assessing Uraman landscape for possibly listing of the historical region as a World Heritage.

  • Breadwinner women in Uraman 2019-06-18 14:23

    Breadwinner women in Uraman

    In our country the number of breadwinner women is on the rise. Breadwinner women, are the heads of household either because they are widowed, divorced or left by their husband. Based on the statistics breadwinner women and their families constitute a 5-million population. Men, mostly in rural areas, are more prone to lose their lives or sustain life-limiting injuries, as they travel more and do more difficult jobs. And that’s why women become the primary source of economic support for themselves and their families by either setting up small enterprises, making handicrafts, or livestock breeding. In Uraman District in Sarvabad County, the population stands at 10,000. Some 300 breadwinning women are living in the region.

  • Pomegranate festival marks harvest season in Uraman 2018-10-22 19:51

    Pomegranate festival marks harvest season in Uraman

    Local children and young adults, clad in colorful traditional clothes, carry baskets of pomegranates during a local festival in Uraman, western Kordestan province, October 20, 2018.