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Many Iranian Sites on UNESCO Waiting List

Head of Iran’s National Commission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Saadollah Nasiri Qidari said that many Iranian historical and natural sites will have to wait for the next four or even five decades to be registered by the organization.
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“Jing Jelang” – Baluchestan Shoes for the Wealthy

“When the rich people in Baluchestan society wore these traditional shoes, they were called Jing jelang because of the noise they made while walking.”

Qouch-Gozar; Traditional Ceremony for Iranian Shepherds

Qouch-Gozar is a long-standing and traditional ceremony held in Iran to thank the efforts of shepherds taking care of the cattle.

Local Games Festival in North Khorasan

The northeastern city of Bojnord, in North Khorasan Province, hosts a festival games and music to mark Eid-al-Mab'ath (the day that Muhammad (S) was...

Unbeatable “Buddy’s” Fish Kebabs

The fish kebabs are covered with onion and tomatoes. The smell wafts across the lake. The food in this part of the world is unbeatable.
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Young Couple Using Internet to Help Poor People

A young Iranian couple are traveling around Iran to visit deprived areas and collect donations for the poor using social media.

Nowruz Celebration in Western Iranian City of Marivan

Iranian people in the western city of Marivan in Kurdestan province marked the beginning of New Iranian Year by holding Nowruz celebrations in their...
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Traditional Wedding Ceremony in Northeastern Iranian Tribe

The wedding ceremonies of Kurmanj nomads are always full of colours and happiness, and these are part of their intangible heritage. Every November, because of...
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Persian Gulf archeological excavations in progress

Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Department in Hormuzgan province is conducting vital archeological excavations in the coastal regions of the Persian Gulf and its hinterlands, said the director general of the department.
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2016 New Year Shopping in Tehran (PHOTOS)

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

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