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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Despite the coronavirus outbreak, Iranian people from all walks of life are preparing themselves for the Persian New Year or Nowruz, which marks the beginning of the new solar year.
A ceremony called “Nowruz 1400; Nowruz of Friendship” has been held in Tehran bringing together a host of officials and envoys from Iran and other countries.
Iranian people from all walks of life celebrated on Sunday night one of the most ancient Persian celebrations called Yalda Night, the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, in the shadow of coronavirus outbreak.
The small ponds or pools known as howz, once an integral part of houses in Iran, are among the wonders of the Persian architecture.
A webinar entitled “Yalda, Regional Solidarity” was held under the auspices of the Iranian Foreign Ministry and a number of other organizations to commemorate the ancient festival of Yalda Night and its role in unity among the regional nations.
It has been centuries that residents of several villages in the western Iranian province of Charmahal and Bakhtiari have been working at a local salt mine.
Sistan and Baluchestan province in southeastern Iran is one of the country’s most amazing and panoramic areas, and home to a whole variety of tropical fruits and local foods.
Bandar Torkaman is a port city located 40 kilometres west of the city of Gorgan in northern Iranian Golestan province.
For nearly a millennium, quality sultanas (golden raisins) have been produced in an Iranian village which are unique and well-known throughout the country.
The tradition of carrying torches on the eve of Ashura, the tenth day of the Islamic month of Muharram, is annually observed in the Iranian city of Qom in commemoration of the fire that burned Imam Hussein's tent in Karbala tragedy.
Door knockers are among the symbols of Iranian culture that have remained on the doors of old houses in various parts of the country, particularly the Persian Gulf port city of Bushehr.
Zarbaft is the most exquisite and legendary Persian textile which was once a world-famous fabric.