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“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.”

Osku Bread: One of the Most Delicious Traditional Breads in Iran

Osku Chorei, otherwise known as Osku Bread, is the traditional bread specific to Osku County in East Azarbaijan Province, and is among the most delicious traditional breads in Iran.
Ista Village

Ista Village: A Rural Community Women Can’t Visit

The Iranian village of Ista is a rural community where locals have a unique lifestyle.

Shahi Oil Mill: A Unique Museum in Iran’s Isfahan

The traditional horse-powered oil pressing practice is an ancient Iranian industry and one of the oldest activities in the world's food industry.

Iranian People Attend ‘Qadr Night’ Rituals Held Outdoors

Thousands of Iranian people attended the Qadr Night ceremonies held outdoors across the country while observing the health protocols to contain further spread of the coronavirus.

Kotal Bandoon; A Traditional Ritual to Mourn the Dead

Kotal Bandoon is a ritual held at the time of the death of senior members and warriors of the Iranian Baktiari ethnic group coupled with a special ceremony and musical performance.

Kurdish Iranians Pray for Rainfall in Sanandaj

Over 2,000 people have gathered in the Western Iranian city of Sanandaj to hold a traditional ceremony where they pray for rainfall ahead of summer.
Dishes Served in Iran during Nowruz: Reshteh Polo

Reshteh Polo; Delicious Dish Served during Nowruz

As a common practice among the people of different religions, cultures and nationalities around the globe on the eve or first days of the New Year, Iranians serve their traditional dishes on the initial days of Nowruz. Reshteh Polo is one of these popular dishes which is made on the first Saturday of the new year.

Quake-Hit People of Sisakht Celebrate Nowruz in Tents

The people of Sisakht city in Iran's Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province whose houses were destroyed in a recent earthquake celebrated the Persian New Year by arranging the Haft Seen table in their tents and destroyed houses.
Dishes Served in Iran during Nowruz: Samanu

Samanu; A Traditional Dish Served in Iran during Nowruz

Iranian people serve traditional dishes such as Samanu on the initial days of Nowruz, the Persian New Year.