While Iranians have been weaving Kilim, a traditional type of rug, for the past 400 years, the art of making these handicrafts is just going to be internationally recognized after being registered by the World Crafts Council.
Felt is one of the traditional handicrafts commonly made by nomadic people in Iran. Shahrekord in the country’s southwest, as the hub of felt-making in Iran, is going to be registered by UNESCO as the world’s felt-making city.
On the anniversary of the Mandaean New Year, the Sabians in southwestern Iran performed their baptism rite by immersing themselves in Karun River.
Atmianlu nomads are from one of the biggest tribes living in Arasbaran region, northwestern Iran. Quch Gulu countryside in Arasbaran annually hosts over 100 nomadic families.
Nazkhatoon is one of the most popular and delicious local foods in Iranian cuisine.
The Shiberenj Pudding is a nutritious food commonly served during the evening fast-breaking meals in the holy Islamic month of Ramadan.
Reshte-Khoshkar is a tasty Iranian cookie favourite with fasting Muslims as well as other people in the holy month of Ramadan.
Thousands of nomads are still living in various parts of Iran, particularly the western and southern parts of the country. Ilam Province in western Iran is one of the favourite destinations of nomads.
A top Iranian cultural heritage official has blamed the cultural conflict in modern Iran on mismanagement, and urged that it should turn into cultural reconciliation.
Iranian families went for a picnic at parks or in the countryside on Sunday to mark Sizdah-bedar, an ancient festival in celebration of the 13th day of spring, which is an official holiday in Iran known as the Nature Day in the calendar.