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The big ceremony of giving gifts of Eid to newlywed women is an old tradition that has been practiced by Iranians since ancient times. The ceremony is mostly held on auspicious days and Eids, including Nowruz (Persian New Year), Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha, etc., to give gifts to brides.
Sericulture or silk farming has been practiced since ancient times in Iran, particularly in the northern province of Gilan.
The Fandoqloo forest which lies next to vast mayweed fields is one of the most beautiful jungles and tourist attractions of Iran.
Gilan province in northern Iran recently hosted a festival of local games, which brought the villagers and tourists a great deal of joy and excitement.
The Carpet Museum of Iran has unveiled a rug depicting the portrait of Mirza Koochak Khan, an early twentieth century revolutionary and nationalist.
Before the season of planting rice in Gilan Province, northern Iran, people hold football matches in muddy farms to prepare for a new agricultural season.