The latest news and views about Iran’s Hamedan (Hamadan) province
The governor of Iran’s western province of Hamedan says 25 people have been arrested in recent protests against water shortage there.
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.
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 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.
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.
The fall season a kaleidoscope of colors, scenic beauty and picturesque scenery that pleases the eye of every passerby.
On the occasion of first decade of Muharram, the historical events of the Islamic month are narrated with three-dimensional lighting in Iran.
The Grand Mosque of Hamadan in western Iran is one of the country’s oldest mosques.
The holy month of Ramadan is coupled with special customs and traditions in towns and villages in the central Iranian province of Hamadan.
The international ski resort of “Tarik-Darreh” is located in the slopes of Alvand Mountain, western Iran.
Fears over the possible spread of the coronavirus has cancelled New Year celebrations by Chinese nationals in Iran.
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.
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.
Photo by Iman Hamikhah, Mehr News Agency
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.
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.