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Ancient Festival of Sadeh in Southern Iran

Iranian Zoroastrians, and even some non-Zoroastrian Iranians, annually celebrate Sadeh, an ancient Iranian festival that takes place 50 days before Nowruz, the Persian New Year.
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Qazvin Day (PHOTOS)

Some old professions have been revived at Sa'd al-Saltaneh Caravanserai to mark Qazvin Day.

Love, Mysticism, Dance and Sama in an Ancient Ritual to the Antiquity of Persia

Ouraman Takht, a small town with a population of 2,000, lies near the city of Sarvabad in Kurdistan Province. It is known for its...
Sepandarmazgan

One single feast to respect women, earth, life

Iranians celebrate Sepandarmazgan in which women, the Earth and life which all have one thing in common – reproduction – are respected and praised.

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.

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...

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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Heroes Jersey awarded to FM Zarif, nuclear chief Salehi (PHOTOS)

Zarif and Salehi were named as heroes at a ceremony to mark National Day of Heroic Culture.
Dishes Served in Iran during Nowruz: Reshteh Polo

Dishes Served in Iran during Nowruz: Reshteh Polo

As a common practice among the people of different religions, cultures and nationalities around the globe on the eve or first days of the New Year, Iranians serve their traditional dishes on the initial days of Nowruz.
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The Turkoman Horse

The Turkmen or Turkoman horse, the most beautiful horse native to Iran, is bred in Turkmen Sahra region, in the northeast of Iran near...

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