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.
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.
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.
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.
A young Iranian couple are traveling around Iran to visit deprived areas and collect donations for the poor using social media.
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.
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.
The 10th International Festival of Tribes Culture was held in the Iranian northeastern city of Gorgan, the capital of Golestan Province.
Women in Ardabil province, northwestern Iran, prepare Qavout, a kind of food product made of several nuts, in early winter based on an ancient tradition.
An exhibition of Iranian handicraft for foreign ambassadors’ wives was kicked off in Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) in Tehran.