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Iran, Turkmenistan Celebrate Nowruz near Common Border

Iran and Turkmenistan have held a joint ceremony near the common border of the two countries to celebrate the Persian New Year or Nowruz.

People in Northern Iran Celebrate Nowruz with the Dead

The ceremony of celebrating Nowruz with the Dead is held every year in the village of Saqandin Kola in Sari County of Mazandaran province on the first Friday after the 13th of Farvardin which is the first month of the year in Iranian calendar.

Chugha; Hand-Woven Sleeveless Coat for Iranian Nomads

Chugha or Chukha is a sleeveless coat woven by tribal women for male nomads in southwestern Iran, particularly the Bakhtiari Lur people.

Chickpea Cookie; Favourite Home-Made Sweet for Nowruz

Chickpea cookie is one of the most popular sweets baked for the Persian New Year holidays.

Bakhtiari Tribe Still Faithful to Traditional Wedding Rituals

One of the most beautiful customs of the Bakhtiari people of Iran is their wedding ceremonies, which are held in the open air and in the heart of nature.

Rituals for Rain: Legacy of Drought in Eastern Iran

Since a long time ago, South Khorasan province in eastern Iran has been home to numerous rituals where locals pray for rain.

Women in Bushehr Make Delicious Breads to Welcome Nowruz

Housewives in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr welcome the advent of the Persian New Year by making different types of bread.

Nowruz Is Here: Iran Celebrates Beginning of Persian New Year

People in Iran and a number of other countries are celebrating the beginning of the New Persian Year, historically known as Nowruz.

Home-Made Nowruz Cookies Most Popular in Tehran

Just days ahead of the Persian New Year or Nowruz, Iranian people from all walks of life begin to make home-made cookies as part of a traditional custom.

Nowruz Customs in Various Cities of Iran

The Persian New Year or Nowruz is celebrated in a wide range of ways in different cities of Iran as there are many different ethnic groups and a great cultural diversity across the country. However, there are also some Nowruz customs that are the same among all the people living in Iran.

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