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...

“Chador Shab” Weaving in Northern Iranian Village

Qassemabad village in Roodsar County, Gilan Province, is internationally known for its traditional costumes. However, the Chador Shab, a kind of homemade outer garment...

Isfahan’s Assarkhaneh Shahi

Constructed during the reign of Shah Abbas I of the Safavid dynasty, Isfahan’s historical oil-extracting house Assarkhaneh Shahi is one of the most important cultural, social and historical monuments of the ancient city.

2nd National Turkmen Horse Festival

The Second National Turkmen Horse Festival was held in Bojnourd, North Khorasan province, on Monday May 30. The festival celebrates equine breeders and traditional...

The Nomads of Arasbaran

Arasbaran, a beautiful region of East Azerbaijan province, is seasonally home to about 23,500 nomads. They have preserved their traditional lifestyles, moving from one...

“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.”

Austrian Students to Learn Traditional Medicine in Iran

Austrian students will come to Iran in the next few weeks to learn about traditional medical practices at Tehran University of Medical Sciences, an official at the Traditional Medicine Faculty of the Ministry of Health said on Sunday May 29.

5th Festival of Traditional Games in Marivan

The fifth edition of the International Festival of Traditional and Local Games was held on Thursday May 26 near Lake Zarivar in Marivan, Kurdistan...

India Highlights Cultural Bonds with Iran

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.

Stained-Glass Museum in Tehran

A museum displaying stained-glass windows has been set up in a historical house in Tehran on Sa’adi Street.

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