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Find out more about what daily life is really like in modern Iran. This section looks at the diversity and breadth of everything going on in the country, from food and fashion to celebrities and celebrations.

7-Year-Old Genius Builds His Own Toys

A 7-year-old Iranian boy builds the stuff he plays with on his own. The young boy is to represent Iran at L'Artigiano in Fiera International Craft Selling Exhibition on the slopes of the Alpine mountains this fall.

Iran Holds Festival in Thanksgiving for Blessing of Date Harvest

The city of Minab in southern Iran recently hosted the second edition of the Mogh and Moshta Festival, which is held in thanksgiving for the blessing of date harvest.

Scorpion Poison Trade: An Emerging Lucrative Business

The trade of scorpion venom has turned into one of the most lucrative emerging businesses in Iran, tempting many opportunists to get engaged in hunting or farming scorpions.

Dorfak Ice Cave; Amazing Source of Water for Locals

Dorfak Peak in northern Iran, with an altitude of 2,700 metres, is the roof of Gilan province and a silent volcano which is home to an amazing ice cave and a natural glacier.

Iranian Woman Tourist Travels across World on Motorbike

The first Iranian woman tourist travelling on a motorcycle has entered Iran on the last leg of her globe-trotting adventure, which started two years ago.

Kurdish Dance; Ancient Tradition with Military Applications!

Dances are usually a celebration of life and its happy events, but apparently a version of Kurdish dance called Halparke has its roots in military affairs.

Iranian Welder Bravely Struggles for Her Life

In life, failures come easy, and success is hard won. However, the drive to work hard makes even the impossible possible. Such is the story of a young woman who made significant strides to realise her ambition of becoming a welder and eventually succeeded.

Makhunik Village; The Mysterious Land of Lilliputians

Makhunik, also known as the land of Lilliputians, is a unique village in eastern Iran which dates back to hundreds of years ago.

Acid Attack Victim Pushes for Law Banning Sale of Acid in Iran

An Iranian girl who has fallen victim to an acid attack is pushing for legislation that would ban the purchase and sale of acid to prevent further acid attacks in the future.

Washtub; Ancient Musical Instrument Popular among Women in Northern Iran

The flat washtub is one of the simplest things that could be found in almost every house in Iran’s northern Mazandaran province. However, Iranian women in that region have long been using it as a musical instrument in wedding ceremonies and parties.

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