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Women in Ardabil province, northwestern Iran, prepare Qavout, a kind of food product made of several nuts, in early winter based on an ancient tradition.
The World Customs Organisation’s Centre of Information and Security has introduced Iran as the world’s third country in the fight against violation of customs regulations and smuggling of goods.
The winter solstice, which is the shortest day of the year or the longest night of the year, is known as ‘Yalda Night’ and is annually celebrated by Iranian people across the world based on an ancient tradition.
Nowruz, the tradition of Persian New Year, was re-inscribed as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage after revisions were made to its previous inscription.
The Carpet Washing [Ghali Shuyan] Ceremony, one of the religious ceremonies of Shiite Muslims, is annually held in Mashhad-e Ardehal, near the central city of Kashan.
Tribes in North Khorasan, a province located in northeastern Iran, have their own centuries-old customs and traditions to celebrate wedding ceremonies.
Qassemabad village in Roodsar County, Gilan Province, is internationally known for its traditional costumes. However, the Chador Shab, a kind of homemade outer garment for women, is also woven by female weavers in this region.