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Dishes Served in Iran during Nowruz: Samanu

Dishes Served in Iran during Nowruz: Samanu

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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Giant Eggs Coloured ahead of Nowruz

On the occasion of the Persian New Year or Nowruz, Tehran has been decorated with large eggs, coloured by visual artists.
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Tajiks Hold ‘Great Feast’ to Mark Persian New Year

People in Tajikistan celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year, by setting a special table with seven items beginning with the Persian /m/ sound.
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Iranian People Celebrate Persian Fire Festival

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.
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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.
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‘Nowruz Khani’, Tradition to Show Gratitude towards Spring’s Arrival

Every year, a couple of weeks before the arrival of spring, traditional singers known as Nowruz Khans herald the arrival of spring in the villages of northern Iran by singing and playing their instruments.
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Art of Making Iran’s Traditional Soap Registered Nationally

An Iranian cultural official announced that the art of making the traditional soap of Maragheh, a city in northwestern Iran, has been registered in the list of Iran's national intangible cultural heritage items.
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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.
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Mystic Dance in Ancient Iranian Mid-Winter Ceremony

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.
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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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