Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Hamedan Province

Official: Two dozen people arrested in Iran’s Hamedan, many non-residents

The governor of Iran’s western province of Hamedan says 25 people have been arrested in recent protests against water shortage there.

People in Iran’s Hamedan angry over water cut

A group of residents in Iran’s ancient capital Hamedan gathered outside the governorate building for the second consecutive night on Wednesday to express their fury with the cut in water supplies in the city for the past several days.

Water crisis in Iran’s Hamedan: Ekbatan Dam drying up

Ekbatan Dam, the main water supply in the west Iranian city of Hamedan, faces the risk of drying up, as the country suffers from drought and ‘mismanagement’ of water reservoirs.

Chaharshanbe Suri and spoon-banging-Hamedan

Chaharshanbe Suri is one of the most ancient and beautiful traditional festivals of Iran. This festival has been celebrated on the eve of the last Wednesday of the year since ancient times up until now. Chaharshanbe Suri is very popular among Iranians and is marked across the country.

Nowruz Global Ritual held in western Iran

A ceremony dubbed Nowruz Global Ritual has started in the tourism route of western Iran aimed at introducing the customs of this ancient occasion in the presence of different Iranian ethnic groups and guests from UNESCO in Hamadan as the capital of Iranian history and civilization.

Iran’s Hamedan city: Picturesque, colorful in fall season

The fall season a kaleidoscope of colors, scenic beauty and picturesque scenery that pleases the eye of every passerby.

In Photos: Ganjnameh Waterfall of Hamadan Freezes

Ganjnameh waterfall, located in Iran’s western city of Hamadan, is one of the most famous and attractive waterfalls of the country which becomes more beautiful when frozen in the winter.

5.4-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes West of Tehran

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake has hit an area located on the border of Iran’s Qazvin and Hamadan provinces, west of the capital city.

Iran’s Hamadan Hosts 3D Lighting Performance on Ashura

On the occasion of first decade of Muharram, the historical events of the Islamic month are narrated with three-dimensional lighting in Iran.

Iran in Photos: Nomad Children

The northern and southern slopes of Alvand Mountain in Hamadan province, western Iran, provide suitable conditions for nomadic life.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Hamadan Grand Mosque

The Grand Mosque of Hamadan in western Iran is one of the country’s oldest mosques.

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.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Tarik-Darreh Ski Resort

The international ski resort of “Tarik-Darreh” is located in the slopes of Alvand Mountain, western Iran.

Ice climbing in Hamadan’s Ganjnameh waterfall

Photo by Mohammad-Amin Najafi, YJC

Iran Calls Off Chinese New Year Celebrations over Coronavirus Threat

Fears over the possible spread of the coronavirus has cancelled New Year celebrations by Chinese nationals in Iran.

3 Iranian Cities, 1 Village Listed as Global Hubs of Handicrafts

Three more Iranian cities as well as a village have been added to the World Crafts Council’s list of cities and villages known for their handicrafts. Now, over a dozen Iranian towns and cities are on the list.

Hamadan to Host ‘Splendid Iran’ as Chinese Tourists Arrive

An Iranian official says a national event entitled “Splendid Iran” will be held in Hamadan Province from 24 January to 9 February, when a host of Chinese tourists are expected to arrive as the event coincides with the New Chinese Year.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Haj-Aqa-Torab Bath

Haj-Aqa-Torab Bath, also known as the Twin Bath, is a great portrayal of traditional Iranian-Islamic art.

A Snowy Night in Iran’s Hamadan

Photos by Iman Hamikhah and Adel Bakhoda; Mehr News Agency and IRNA

Migratory Birds Flying over Avicenna Square in Iran’s Hamadan

Photo by Iman Hamikhah, Mehr News Agency

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Autumn in Hamadan

The city of Hamadan and its surroundings are highly attractive for tourists looking for the beauties of autumn.

14 Countries Attending Silk Road Conference in Iran

The International Silk Road Conference has begun its work in the Iranian city of Hamadan, with forty guests from 14 countries attending the weeklong event.

16 Countries to Attend Silk Road Conference in Iran

The International Silk Road Conference will be held from September 23 to 29 in the Iranian city of Hamadan with the participations of representatives from 16 countries.

Streets of Iranian Village Named after Literary Masterpieces

A village in west-central Iran has gained fame not only for its pleasant weather, but also for its people, who love reading and doing cultural activities.

Agh-Gol Wetland Hosting Colourful Flamingos

Filled with water after the late spring downpours, Agh-Gol wetland on the border of Iran’s Hamadan and Markazi provinces is hosting flamingos that preferred this western Iranian habitat to Lake Urmia and Bakhtegan lake for incubation.

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