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Tehran’s Milad Tower Hosting Ramadan Festival

A festival called “The City of God” is underway in Tehran’s Milad Tower Cultural Complex during the holy month of Ramadan.

Iran, Land of Diverse Ramadan Traditions

Special ancient traditions are still practiced in a number of Iranian cities during the holy month of Ramadan in addition to the common rituals and customs practiced nationwide.

Ancient Iranians Used Stone Lions to Guard Their Graves

The city of Aligoudarz in Lorestan Province is home to an ancient cemetery where stone lion busts are used as tombstones.

Local Games Festival Held in Iran’s Gilan Province

Gilan province in northern Iran recently hosted a festival of local games, which brought the villagers and tourists a great deal of joy and excitement.

Strawberry Festival; Rural Party to Celebrate Good Harvest

The sixth edition of the Strawberry Festival was recently held in Golestan province in northeastern Iran, giving the farmers and their families an opportunity to celebrate their spring harvest and pray for a more fruitful year.

Iran Lets Women Civil Servants Wear Local Costumes at Work

Authorities have given the thumbs up to local traditional clothes being used by women in government institution in Hormozgan province, southern Iran.

Iranian Customs in Photos: Football Match in Rice Farms

Before the season of planting rice in Gilan Province, northern Iran, people hold football matches in muddy farms to prepare for a new agricultural season.

Razif; A Traditional Sword Dance in Southern Iran

Razif is a traditional ceremony in southern Iran which used to be performed by seafarers in the past for relaxation after many days of hard work in the sea, but today is only performed at weddings and other happy events.

Iranian Nomads’ Lifestyle Amazing: Italian Photographer

An Italian photographer, whose photos of nomadic lifestyle in Iran were recently put on a comparative display along with those taken from Italian nomads, has talked about how different and fascinating Iranian nomads are. 

Dispel Bad Luck by Wearing Rings with Sharaf-e Shams Engraving

Sharaf-e Shams is the name given to a special type of engraving on a ring stone, which is believed to banish sorrow, depression, bad luck, and negativity. Some others say you will never be in dire situations when wearing the ring stone on which Sharaf-e Shams is engraved.

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