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A Basket Fish Trap Made in Southern Iran

Gargoor: A Basket Fish Trap Made in Southern Iran

Gargoor-weaving is one of the popular handicrafts in Bushehr province in southern Iran, as most of the people in the coastal region make ends meet by catching fish.

Sistan and Baluchestan: Home to Wide Variety of Traditional Bread, Pastry

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

Bandar Torkaman: A Must-See Port City in Northern Iran

Bandar Torkaman is a port city located 40 kilometres west of the city of Gorgan in northern Iranian Golestan province.
Rashti-Style Crochet 1

Rashti-Style Crochet: An Ancient Iranian Art

Rashtidoozi is a type of traditional Iranian crochet where cloth is decorated with colourful silk thread.
Sultana Production; A 1,000-Year-Old Career in Iranian Village

Sultana Production; A 1,000-Year-Old Career in Iranian Village

For nearly a millennium, quality sultanas (golden raisins) have been produced in an Iranian village which are unique and well-known throughout the country.
Door Knocker; A Less-Known Part of Persian Architecture

Door Knocker; A Less-Known Part of Persian Architecture

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.
Mandaean Children Baptized in Iran's Karun River

Mandaean Children Baptized in Iran’s Karun River

Seven Mandaean children were recently baptized in Karun River in Khuzestan province, south-western Iran.
Khulak Weaving Thriving Again in Iran’s Sistan as Lake Hamun Revives

Khulak Weaving Thriving Again in Iran’s Sistan as Lake Hamun Revives

Khulak weaving, the art of weaving a special type of curtain using reeds, is a profession practiced by many people living near the Hamun Lake in the underdeveloped Sistan and Baluchestan Province, south-east of Iran.
National Day of Shah-e Cheragh Commemorated in Iran

National Day of Shah-e Cheragh Commemorated in Iran

Iranian people on Sunday commemorated the National Day of Shah-e Cheragh, which is a cultural occasion marked every year across the country in honour the brother of eighth Shiite Imam.
Special Ramadan Traditions Practiced in Iran’s Hamadan Province 1

Special Ramadan Traditions Practiced in Iran’s Hamadan Province

The holy month of Ramadan is coupled with special customs and traditions in towns and villages in the central Iranian province of Hamadan.