Home Tags Customs and Traditions

Tag: Customs and Traditions

The latest reports and photos of various customs and traditions

Tribes Culture

Int’l Festival of Tribes Culture Held in Iran

The 10th International Festival of Tribes Culture was held in the Iranian northeastern city of Gorgan, the capital of Golestan Province.
Qavout -tradition- Food

Preparing Qavout: An Ancient Winter Custom in Northwestern Iran

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.
Iran’s Customs Office

Iran’s Customs Office Ranks Third in Fight against Smuggling

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.
Yalda Night

Iranian People Preparing to Celebrate Longest Night of the Year

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.
Turkmens

Wedding Ceremonies of Iranian Turkmens

Turkmen people of Iran, most of whom live in northeastern province of Golestan, observe special traditions in their wedding ceremonies.
Nowruz

Persian New Year Re-Inscribed as UNESCO Cultural Heritage

Nowruz, the tradition of Persian New Year, was re-inscribed as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage after revisions were made to its previous inscription.

Religious Ceremony of Carpet Washing Held in Central Iran

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.
Traditional Wedding

Traditional Wedding in Iran’s Bandar Torkaman

People in Bandar Torkaman, a city in Golestan province, 400km (249 miles) north of the Iranian capital of Tehran, celebrate their weddings based on their centuries-old customs and traditions.
wedding-northern-khorasan-9

Traditional Wedding in Tribal Regions of Iran’s Northern Khorasan

Tribes in North Khorasan, a province located in northeastern Iran, have their own centuries-old customs and traditions to celebrate wedding ceremonies.  

“Chador Shab” Weaving in Northern Iranian Village

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.