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presstv-chovgan listed as iran's intangible cultural heritage

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presstv-chovgan listed as iran's intangible cultural heritage

the sporting team game of chovgan, which is played on horseback and recognized as a version of the modern polo game, has been added to the united nations educational, scientific and cultural organization (unesco) intangible cultural heritage lists.during the 12th session of the intergovernmental committee for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage, which took place from december 4 to december 8 in the south korean capital of seoul, chovgan was documented under the 2003 convention, and named as iran’s intangible cultural heritage.chovgan was invented and first played in iran (or ancient persia) in the middle of the first millennium ad as a team game. the firs...