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.
The winter solstice, which is the shortest day of the year or the longest night of the year, is known as ‘Yalda Night’ and is annually celebrated by Iranian people across the world based on an ancient tradition.
Turkmen people of Iran, most of whom live in northeastern province of Golestan, observe special traditions in their wedding ceremonies.
An Iranian professor believes that Iranian-Islamic medicine offers a way to cure vitiligo, a condition Donald Trump is suffering from.
The Carpet Washing Ceremony, one of the religious ceremonies of Shiite Muslims, is annually held in Mashhad-e Ardehal, near the central city of...
People in Bandar Torkaman, a city in Golestan province, 400km (249 miles) north of the Iranian capital of Tehran, celebrate their weddings based on...