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Strawberry Festival; Rural Party to Celebrate Good Harvest

The sixth edition of the Strawberry Festival was recently held in Golestan province in northeastern Iran, giving the farmers and their families an opportunity to celebrate their spring harvest and pray for a more fruitful year.

Iran Lets Women Civil Servants Wear Local Costumes at Work

Authorities have given the thumbs up to local traditional clothes being used by women in government institution in Hormozgan province, southern Iran.

Iranian Customs in Photos: Football Match in Rice Farms

Before the season of planting rice in Gilan Province, northern Iran, people hold football matches in muddy farms to prepare for a new agricultural season.

Razif; A Traditional Sword Dance in Southern Iran

Razif is a traditional ceremony in southern Iran which used to be performed by seafarers in the past for relaxation after many days of hard work in the sea, but today is only performed at weddings and other happy events.

Iranian Nomads’ Lifestyle Amazing: Italian Photographer

An Italian photographer, whose photos of nomadic lifestyle in Iran were recently put on a comparative display along with those taken from Italian nomads, has talked about how different and fascinating Iranian nomads are. 

Dispel Bad Luck by Wearing Rings with Sharaf-e Shams Engraving

Sharaf-e Shams is the name given to a special type of engraving on a ring stone, which is believed to banish sorrow, depression, bad luck, and negativity. Some others say you will never be in dire situations when wearing the ring stone on which Sharaf-e Shams is engraved.

Iran to Host Multinational “Letter to My Child” Festival

Iran is to hold the first international festival of “Letter to My Child” with a focus on the future of the children and youths of the countries that celebrate the Persian New Year or Nowruz.

Iranians Go on Outdoor Picnics to Celebrate Nature Day

Iranian people have gone for a picnic at parks or in the countryside on Monday to mark Sizdah-bedar, an ancient festival in celebration of the 13th day of spring, which is an official holiday in Iran known as the Nature Day in the calendar.

Baleh-Boran; Traditional Pre-Wedding Ritual in Iran

Baleh-Boran is a Persian ceremony which takes place shortly after the formal proposal, publicly announcing the couple's intention to form a union. The ceremony is widely popular across Iran, particularly among Qashqai nomads.

German Ambassador’s Passion for Iranian Culture Makes Headlines

German Ambassador to Tehran Michael Klor-Berchtold has grabbed the headlines in Iran after making moves that seemed to be not much typical of a foreign envoy to the Islamic Republic.

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