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Sekanjabin Syrup; A Traditional Persian Drink for Hot Seasons

Sekanjabin, a traditional Iranian syrup made up of honey and vinegar, turns into a wonderful tasty drink when combined with cucumber, especially in hot seasons.

400-Year-Old Milking Ritual Still Observed in Central Iran

An ancient spiritual ritual named Shirdoushan (milking) is still held annually in central Iran after over four centuries.

Iranian Lady Keeping Decades-Old Legacy Alive

Shahrbanoo is an Iranian woman who has managed to preserve the legacy of her ancestors in the town of Sorkheh in the east-central Iranian province of Semnan, which is one of the hubs of weaving in Iran.

Strange Iranian Dishes One Must Try before Death

Iran is a vast country with a wide range of subcultures, tastes, and food diversity, so much so that sometimes the taste of some of these foods and their ingredients seem strange even to the Iranian people themselves.

Chai-Churak: Special Bread Zanjanis Bake in Ramadan

Chai-churak, or tea-bread in local language, is a small bread made of flour, water, milk, sugar, eggs, oil and sesame seeds.
Ramadan in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan Province

Ramadan Rituals in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan

Sistan and Baluchestan province in south-eastern Iran annually turns into the scene of several theatrical rituals during the holy month of Ramadan, some of which date back to 13 centuries ago.
German Girl Travelling across Iran to Learn about Nostalgic Traditions

German Girl Travelling across Iran to Learn about Nostalgic Traditions

A young German girl is doing research into Iranian traditions and nostalgic practices which are slipping into oblivion.
Iranian Villager Establishes Museum of Agriculture

Iranian Villager Establishes Museum of Agriculture

An old Iranian villager has collected various agricultural instruments to establish a museum at his home.

Iran’s Less Seen Face on Display in France’s Silk Road Exhibition

The city of Aubin in southern France is hosting the second Silk Road Exhibition with a focus on countries like Iran and Uzbekistan.

Dom-Dom Sahari: Ritual to Wake People at Dawn in Ramadan

The "Dom-Dom Sahari" ritual is among the rites performed in southern Iran in order to wake up people before dawn to say their prayers and eat Suhur (meal eaten at dawn before starting one's daily fast).

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