UNESCO Declares Powtoon a “World Heritage Site”

In its most bold move yet, the un General assembly approved today UNESCO’s Request to grant the “world heritage site” to a website.  From this day on www.PowToon.com shall be eternally preserved for the good of all mankind.

The initiative came from the tiny nation island of Mambu-Atu which has the highest number of PowToon users per capita.  “I am an avid Powtoonist and wanted to make sure that all the Powtoons I (and my citizens) had created stay forever available for all to enjoy” said the Mambu-Atu president via email.

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UN general assembly hall today

After Unesco decided to recognize online presence as a form of real-estate, Powtoon.com was able to easily met the selection criteria:

  1. to represent a masterpiece of human creative genius;
  2. to exhibit an important interchange of human values;
  3. to bear a unique or at least exceptional testimony to a cultural tradition or to a civilization;

The Unesco vote was unanimous – a rare occurrence.  The iranian president seemed particularly thrilled with the outcome.

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Iranian President Cheers for Powtoon.com as the next world heritage site


Dr Indigo, Powtoon’s Chief Scientist published an unofficial response: “We are honored to have been selected, this is clearly a great tribute to our website and Powtoon’s mission.  We will continue to welcome and serve people from all over the world.  The timing is perfect: April 1st is already an internationally celebrated day, now there is even more reason to celebrate”.

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See Unesco’s list of world heritage sites


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Jordana Pepper

Social Media/Community Manager at PowToon Ltd.
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