Charshanbe Soori is a prelude to Nowruz (the Iranian New Year), and is celebrated with firework displays and the jumping over of fires. Mixed nuts and berries are also served during the celebration.
Some old professions have been revived at Sa'd al-Saltaneh Caravanserai to mark Qazvin Day.
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.
In recent days, with spring arriving in full force, the Beautification Department of Tehran’s Municipality has displayed “trees of happiness” in the capital’s main...
Pir Shalyar is a three-day ancient ceremony held twice a year in Western Iran in mid-spring and mid-winter. Attending the mystic ceremony is of great significance, and many tourists from Iran and abroad make their way to the city each year.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi hailed the historic, strong cultural bonds with Iran, describing a conference on Iranian and Indian culture as being a counteraction to extremism in both nations.
The 6th Camel Racing Competition was recently held in the Khara desert, in Iran’s central province of Isfahan. Camels can run at speeds up...
Iranians celebrate Sepandarmazgan in which women, the Earth and life which all have one thing in common – reproduction – are respected and praised.
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...
Reshte-Khoshkar is a tasty Iranian cookie favourite with fasting Muslims as well as other people in the holy month of Ramadan.