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.

The Best Type of Cooking Dishes, According to Traditional Medicine

A PhD student of Traditional Medicine in Mashhad University of Medical Sciences described the viewpoint of traditional medicine on the best dishes to use for cooking.

How Trees Show their Joy

In recent days, with spring arriving in full force, the Beautification Department of Tehran’s Municipality has displayed “trees of happiness” in the capital’s main...

“Nowruz Remains Eternal in the Course of History”

The Iranian author of Nowruz in the Four Corners of the World, Dariush Mohajer, pointed to the influence of Nowruz around the world, in regions like the south of Algeria, Western China and Ethiopia.

Nowruz Celebration in Western Iranian City of Marivan

Kurdish people hold special rituals to celebrate Nowruz, the ancient Persian festival of New Year which coincides the beginning of spring.

Iran in Photos: Nowruz Celebration in Shiraz

Iranians gathered in Hafezieh, tomb of Hafez, to celebrate the Nowruz on Sunday in Shiraz.The following images have been released by Mehr News Agency:  

Street Performances Herald the Persian New Year

Haji Firouz is a traditional Persian character who appears in the streets, sings and dances during the days leading to Nowruz.

Persian Celebrations Not Derived From Any Specific Religion

None of the major Persian celebrations is taken from any specific religion’s dogma.