Food as Recreation in Tehran: Study

A university professor in behavioural sciences said that 65% of people considered eating to be a recreation, according to a study carried out in 2015 across Tehran.

Iran Commemorates World Day for Cultural Diversity

In a ceremony held in Tehran’s historical Niavaran Palace on Wednesday, Iran celebrated the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, which is annually marked on May 21.

New Pahlavani Wrestling Federation Appoints Iranian as Caretaker, Tehran as HQ

Alireza Rezaei from Iran has been appointed as caretaker of the International Pahlavani Wrestling Federation, it was announced on Monday May 9.

Local Games Festival in North Khorasan

The northeastern city of Bojnord, in North Khorasan Province, hosts a festival games and music to mark Eid-al-Mab'ath (the day that Muhammad (S) was...

Camel Racing in Central Iran’s Khara Desert

The 6th Camel Racing Competition was recently held in the Khara desert, in Iran’s central province of Isfahan. Camels can run at speeds up...

Many Iranian Sites on UNESCO Waiting List

Head of Iran’s National Commission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Saadollah Nasiri Qidari said that many Iranian historical and natural sites will have to wait for the next four or even five decades to be registered by the organization.

No Men in the Village during Varf Chal: Locals Mark 600-Year-Old Ceremony

Every spring, people in Ab-e Ask, a village near the city of Amol in the northern province of Mazandaran, host a 600-year-old ceremony called "Varf Chal", literally translated as "snow storing".

Jannati: Establishing Persian Gulf Foundation is Historical Necessity

Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Ali Jannati said that the establishment of the Persian Gulf Foundation in Bandar Abbas is a historic necessity.

Unbeatable “Buddy’s” Fish Kebabs

The fish kebabs are covered with onion and tomatoes. The smell wafts across the lake. The food in this part of the world is unbeatable.

Iran to pay tribute to Persian poet Attar

Several organizations nationwide will commemorate the birth anniversary of the 13th-century Persian poet Farideddin Attar Neishabouri, known as Attar, today.

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