Extraction of rosewater gets underway in Iran (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery of ceremonies in central Iran where rosewater is extracted and babies are rolled through rose petals to stay immune to disease.
Abbas Barzegar in the village of Bazm in Fars Province

A dream success story you don’t wanna miss

How a chance encounter has helped a villager in southern Iran set up a very lucrative business with a still brighter future ahead.
Haft Seen - Iranian New Year

Haft Seen: a permanent fixture of Iranian New Year

A time-honored tradition associated with Nowruz [which means New Day in Farsi] is preparing Haft Seen.

Traditional local ritual in west-central Iran (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery of a traditional ritual in west-central Iran.

2016 New Year Shopping in Tehran (PHOTOS)

Members of the Christian community in Tehran are getting ready for New Year.

“Nowruz Remains Eternal in the Course of History”

The Iranian author of Nowruz in the Four Corners of the World, Dariush Mohajer, pointed to the influence of Nowruz around the world, in regions like the south of Algeria, Western China and Ethiopia.

National Festival of Iranian Ethnic Groups (PHOTOS)

Snapshots of the opening ceremony of the National Festival of Iranian Ethnic Groups which was held in the capital of Kurdistan Province.

Local dolls narrate joys, sorrows of rural women (PHOTOS)

These dolls are environment friendly and carry rich cultural values.

Iran to pay tribute to Persian poet Attar

Several organizations nationwide will commemorate the birth anniversary of the 13th-century Persian poet Farideddin Attar Neishabouri, known as Attar, today.

Amaryllis Flower Festival, Jarreh Village, Shiraz (PHOTOS)

A festival is held in villages Jarreh and Baladeh villages in Kazeroun, Fars Province every year. Amaryllis farms in Kazeroun cover 70 hectares of land...

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