Traditionally, on this night families huddle together in the houses of the elders to listen to tales, old and new.
For generations, methods of horse breeding have been passed from fathers to sons in the area.
Over 100 nomadic families travel from northeastern Iran to spend the winter in Semnan Province.
Some old professions have been revived at Sa'd al-Saltaneh Caravanserai to mark Qazvin Day.
Although these villagers are said to originally hail from other countries, they are in love with Iran and identify themselves as Iranian only.
Zarif and Salehi were named as heroes at a ceremony to mark National Day of Heroic Culture.
These dolls are environment friendly and carry rich cultural values.
A photo gallery of ceremonies in central Iran where rosewater is extracted and babies are rolled through rose petals to stay immune to disease.
Snapshots of the opening ceremony of the National Festival of Iranian Ethnic Groups which was held in the capital of Kurdistan Province.
A photo gallery of a traditional ritual in west-central Iran.