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People of Zanjan Celebrate ‘Fireworks Wednesday’ in Own Way

Iranian people in different parts of the country mark the eve of the last Wednesday of the Persian year by holding various festivities.

Turkmen Artists to Perform at Iran’s Kish Island during Nowruz

A group of prominent artists from Turkmenistan are going to participate in the Nowruz events of Kish Island, a major tourist resort in southern Iran.

Persian New Year to Be Celebrated in France

A ceremony is to be held on the eve of the Persian New Year, or Nowruz, in the French capital Paris with the aim of strengthening inter-cultural relations between different nations.

Sistan & Baluchestan; Home to Ancient Culture, Civilisation

Sistan and Baluchestan province in south-eastern Iran is where one of the world’s oldest cultures and civilizations has been formed and developed.

Tehran to Host Worldwide Nowruz Festival

The worldwide Nowruz celebrations will be held on February 29 in the Iranian capital Tehran in the presence of ambassadors and art groups from countries where Nowruz is celebrated, a few weeks ahead of the New Persian Year.

Migrant Kazakhs Hold Traditional Weddings in Northern Iran

Wedding ceremony of the Kazakhs residing in Iran’s Bandar Torkaman, northern Golestan province is held for two days in a completely traditional way.

‘Wakeful Winter’ Festival Underway in Iran’s Ardabil

A winter festival is being held in the northwestern Iranian province of Ardabil, the hub of snow and winter tourism in Iran.

Culture of Hijab in Iran; From Past to Present

The Iranian community has been observing some form of Islamic dress code (hijab) since the ancient times – the Achaemenid era in particular – up to now.  

Iran Marks Rasht Day

Iran has designated January 2 as Rasht Day to commemorate the historic city of Rasht in the northern province of Gilan each year.

People in Desert Areas Mark Yalda Night with Special Rituals

The Iranian people living in desert areas of South Khorasan Province in eastern Iran mark the Yalda Night, the longest night of the year and the winter solstice, by holding various rituals like cooking special dishes and sweets.

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