shot-button
Loader

Unesco

Articles

K-pop group SEVENTEEN to be appointed UNESCO’s Goodwill Ambassador for youth

K-pop group SEVENTEEN to be appointed UNESCO’s Goodwill Ambassador for youth

In 2022, SEVENTEEN also launched the initiative ‘#GoingTogether’ in collaboration with the Korean National Commission for UNESCO.

12 June,2024 07:22 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Record-breaking footfall at Kaziranga National Park, receives 3.27 L tourists

Record-breaking footfall at Kaziranga National Park, receives 3.27 L tourists

Renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, rich biodiversity, and iconic inhabitants like the one-horned rhinoceros, Kaziranga has emerged as a top-choice destination for families and wildlife enthusiasts

04 April,2024 04:46 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Union govt nominates select forts of Maharashtra for UNESCO World Heritage List

Union govt nominates select forts of Maharashtra for UNESCO World Heritage List

The chosen forts from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's era including Salher, Raigad, and Gingee, are spread throughout various geographies such as the Sahyadri mountain ranges, Konkan Coast, Deccan Plateau, and Eastern Ghats.

30 January,2024 11:07 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Mumbai: Sign of the times

Mumbai: Sign of the times

Five years after steering the campaign that gave Mumbai its third UNESCO World Heritage Site inscription, SoBo’s citizen champions execute extensive signage plan to spotlight the Ensembles’ historic buildings

21 January,2024 07:01 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez
Proud moment as Garba shines on global stage: Amit Shah on UNESCO recognition

Proud moment as Garba shines on global stage: Amit Shah on UNESCO recognition

UNESCO has approved the inclusion of Gujarat's traditional Garba dance in its 'Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity'

07 December,2023 12:50 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Gwalior becomes UNESCO music city under Creative Cities Network

Gwalior becomes UNESCO music city under Creative Cities Network

Gwalior was acknowledged for its strong commitment to harnessing culture and creativity as part of UNESCO’s development strategies, and displaying innovative practices in human-centred urban planning

09 November,2023 07:46 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS
Gwalior, Kozhikode make it to UNESCO’s latest list

Gwalior, Kozhikode make it to UNESCO’s latest list

UNESCO made the announcement on its official website on Tuesday.

02 November,2023 06:02 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Why India's Durga Puja needed a global recognition

Why India's Durga Puja needed a global recognition

As Bengal gears up for its biggest annual celebration, mid-day assesses the economic and political implications of its nascent UNESCO recognition

15 October,2023 07:07 AM IST | Mumbai | Sucheta Chakraborty
Parsi Gara culture: How this Colaba photo gallery honours 13 resilient women

Mid-Day Premium Parsi Gara culture: How this Colaba photo gallery honours 13 resilient women

To mark his ten-year milestone in the Indian textile sector, Ashdeen Lilaowala partnered with acclaimed photographer Rema Chaudhary to capture the women who have been instrumental in shaping his design odyssey

06 October,2023 12:57 PM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi
How you can explore newly listed UNESCO World Heritage site Shantiniketan

How you can explore newly listed UNESCO World Heritage site Shantiniketan

Returning after 15 years to sylvan Shantiniketan, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site last week, its core vision to fuel the arts and philosophy continues to thrive, amidst newer walls and unspoken boundaries

01 October,2023 09:13 AM IST | Mumbai | Sucheta Chakraborty

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK