Sunday, January 29, 2023


Samanu; A Traditional Dish Served in Iran during Nowruz

Iranian people serve traditional dishes such as Samanu on the initial days of Nowruz, the Persian New Year.

Iranians observe Sizdah Be-dar, the Day of Nature

Sizdah Be-dar is the last festival in the Nowruz festivities in Iran that come after Khaaneh Tekani, Charshanbe Suri, Tahvile Saal (beginning of the new year), Haft Seen and Nowruz family visits.

Tehran’s cultural centers give books to kids in exchange for Nowruz red fish

A cultural center in Tehran has announced special plans meant to give books to kids and teens and to promote the culture of studying and book reading during the Nowruz holidays.

Nowruz mood in Isfahan’s historical Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Naqsh-e Jahan Square is one of the main tourist attractions of Iran’s central city of Isfahan.

‘Carnival of Joy’ marks Nowruz across Iran’s Semnan Province

A festive carnival, called the Carnival of Joy, has been travelling across Iran’s north-central province of Semnan, as Iranians are celebrating the start of spring and the Persian New Year.

Snowfall hits northern Iran during Nowruz holidays

Iranian traffic police say parts of northern Iran has been covered in snow since Tuesday.

United Nations celebrates International Day of Nowruz

The United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Nowruz, which marks the start of spring, with the participation of Iran and 11 other countries that observe the ancestral festivity.

Rally of classic cars in Isfahan

A classic car rally was held on Tuesday simultaneously with Nowruz from Isfahan’s Khaju Square to Chaharbagh Abbasi, and these cars were put on display after drawing up Chaharbagh.

247 people killed in driving accidents in Iran over past 6 days

Iranian traffic police officials say 247 Nowruz passengers have been killed in road crashes countrywide over the past 6 days.

Kashan’s Fin Garden among top Nowruz holidays travel destinations

The governor of the central Iranian city of Kashan says more than 15,000 people have visited the city’s iconic Fin Garden over the past two days, as the Nowruz travel season gets underway.

Nowruz in Iran: Traditions of welcoming the spring among Kurmanji Kurds

An expert on the rituals practiced by the Kurmanji Kurds says Cheleh Chov (Kurdish for “the 40th day of winter is over”) and Axer Charshembi (Kurdish for “the last Wednesday”) are among the transition feasts that have been long held by the Kurdish community of Khorasan Province in Iran for the purpose of leaving the old year behind and beginning a new year and season of working and effort.

Nowruz in Kurdistan’s Poloureh Village

Poloureh is a village in the Sarshiv area of Marivan County in the western Iranian province of Kurdistan.

Iran tourism: Chabahar’s Martian Mountains

Chabahar’s Martian or Miniature Mountains, which are called Kalani or Aria in the local dialect, are located 35 to 40 kilometers off the southeastern Iranian port city of Chabahar.

Iran’s capital celebrates start of New Year with fireworks

Firework displays have been held at several landmarks across the Iranian capital, Tehran, to celebrate the start of Nowruz or the Persian New Year.

Iranian president: Nowruz symbolizes a culture based on values

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has in separate messages congratulated the leaders of countries marking Nowruz on the arrival of the New Year.

In Nowruz message, Raisi hails Iran’s successful resistance against US

President Ebrahim Raisi of Iran says the country’s biggest achievement in recent years has been bringing about a “humiliating defeat” for the United States’ so-called maximum pressure policy on the back of the Iranian nation.

Iran leader designates 1401 as “The Year of Production: Knowledge-Based and Job Creation”

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has addressed the Iranian people on the occasion of the New Year.

135 dead in four days of travels as Iranians prepare for Nowruz

Iran’s police say 135 people have lost their lives in traffic accidents across the country in just four days, as Nowruz travel peak season begins.

Iranians getting ready to welcome Nowruz

Iranians on shopping sprees as countdown to Persian New Year begins.

Nowruz feast for working children

A Nowruz feast was held for working children in brick kilns near Shahr-e-Rey, southern Tehran.

New Year shoppers throng Grand Bazzar of Tehran in last-minute shopping sprees

Iranians are getting ready to ring in the Persian New Year, Nowruz. Shopping centers, in particular, are seething with people, who are bustling around stores to buy the items they need.

Iranians on shopping sprees as countdown to Persian New Year begins

With the Persian New Year, Nowruz, just around the corner, Iranians go on shopping sprees and spend much time outdoors at bazaars and markets.

107 people killed in road accidents in Iran over past three days

Iranian traffic police say 107 Nowruz passengers have been killed in road crashes countrywide over the past three days. The commander of the Traffic Police Information and Control Center said the death toll is down compared to last year.

Chaharshanbe Suri and spoon-banging-Hamedan

Chaharshanbe Suri is one of the most ancient and beautiful traditional festivals of Iran. This festival has been celebrated on the eve of the last Wednesday of the year since ancient times up until now. Chaharshanbe Suri is very popular among Iranians and is marked across the country.

Nowruz Global Ritual held in western Iran

A ceremony dubbed Nowruz Global Ritual has started in the tourism route of western Iran aimed at introducing the customs of this ancient occasion in the presence of different Iranian ethnic groups and guests from UNESCO in Hamadan as the capital of Iranian history and civilization.

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