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

These dolls are environment friendly and carry rich cultural values.
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Nomads in Northeastern Iran Start New School Year

Iranian nomads of Amir Abad village in Kalat County, northeast of Iran, rang in the new school year in their tribal schools. Here are Mizan’s...

Iranian Breakfast; A Meal with Great Diversity

The Iranian breakfast table is a perfect and simple serving with a healthy diversity, ranging from simple bread and cheese to more complicated dishes like Kalleh Pacheh.

Nowruz celebration in Shiraz (PHOTOS)

Iranians gathered in Hafezieh, tomb of Hafez, to celebrate the Nowruz on Sunday in Shiraz. The following images have been released by Mehr News Agency:    

Nomadic Lifestyle in Northwestern Iran

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.

Sound of Folklore Music at Tehran Metro Stations ahead of Nowruz

A few days before the beginning of the Persian New Year (Nowruz), the municipality of Tehran has organised live music performances for the citizens in several subway stations across the capital.
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Kerman holds biggest Zoroastrian Sadeh Festival

The mid-winter festival celebrated 50 days before the Persian New Year marks the approach of spring and displays the defeat of the forces of darkness, frost and cold.

New Pahlavani Wrestling Federation Appoints Iranian as Caretaker, Tehran as HQ

Alireza Rezaei from Iran has been appointed as caretaker of the International Pahlavani Wrestling Federation, it was announced on Monday May 9.
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Iranian People Warned against Use of Dangerous Firecrackers

Head coach of a popular Iranian football club has advised people to take necessary precautions on Chaharshanbeh Soori, a fire festival held on the eve of the last Wednesday of the Iranian calendar year, and do their best have a good time instead of endangering their lives.

Spoon-Banging; Persian Ancestor of Trick-or-Treating

An integral part of the ancient Persian festival Charshanbe Soori (Fireworks Wednesday) is a spoon-banging ritual, which seems to be an ancestor of the trick-or-treating in modern Halloween celebrations.

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