Friday, February 3, 2023

Hormozgan Province

Iranian Handicrafts: Zaribafi; Local Art of Southern Iran

Zaribafi is a local handicraft representing the Iranian art.

Tomato Harvest Begins in Southern Iran

Hormozgan province in south of Iran these days provides most of the country's tomatoes, and the largest part is produced in Parsian county in the west of the country.

Culture of Hijab in Iran; From Past to Present

The Iranian community has been observing some form of Islamic dress code (hijab) since the ancient times – the Achaemenid era in particular – up to now.  

Iran’s Kish Island Joins World Tourism Organisation

Kish Free Zone Organisation has officially joined the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), a United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Sirik Lagoon

Sirik Lagoon, located 35 km from the city of Sirik in Hormozgan Province, southern Iran, is one of the most amazing tropical wetlands in the country.

Preparing Doushab; Old Tradition among Iran’s Date Farmers

At the end of the harvest season, palm farmers in Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan cook the surplus of the dates and use them to make “Doushab” or date syrup.

Drinking Dodgy Booze Kills, Poisons 300 Iranians

Alcohol poisoning has taken the lives of at least 27 people and caused over 300 others to be hospitalized in three Iranian cities.

Iran Holds Festival in Thanksgiving for Blessing of Date Harvest

The city of Minab in southern Iran recently hosted the second edition of the Mogh and Moshta Festival, which is held in thanksgiving for the blessing of date harvest.

Amazing Wedding Rituals of Southern Iran

People in Hormozgan province in southern Iran have for centuries been practicing special ceremonies and rituals in their marriages and weddings.

Date Harvest Season Begins in Southern Iran

The date harvest season has been kicked off in the hottest regions of Hormozgan province in southern Iran, and is slowly spreading across all southern regions.

Sabz-Pushan Spring in Southern Iran; Body of Water for All Seasons

A well-known recreational place in Hormozgan province in southern Iran is the Sabz-Pushan spring in Hajjiabad, which lies next to the village of Barghani.

Iranian President Opens 2nd Phase of Persian Gulf Star Refinery

President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday launched the second phase of Persian Gulf Star refinery in southern province of Hormozgan.

Iranian Mango Pickle; A Marvellous Mixture of Flavours

Mango is a sensuous, juicy, exotic fruit, and one of the most popular tropical ones in many countries, including Iran. The unripe fruit tastes tart and is used for producing pickles and sauces, among other foods.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Fekri Mansion in Bandar Lengeh

The historic Fekri house is a hot tourist attraction in Iran’s Bandar Lengeh, a port city in southern province of Hormozgan on the coast of the Persian Gulf.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Portuguese Castle in Hormuz Island

The Portuguese Castle of Hormuz Island, built in the early 16th century, is one of the last surviving monuments of the Portuguese rule in the Persian Gulf.

Iran’s Lovely Beaches in Photos

Iran has the Caspian Sea on its northern boundaries and the Persian Gulf on its southern boundaries, and each of these coastlines has its own beauties.

Iran Lets Women Civil Servants Wear Local Costumes at Work

Authorities have given the thumbs up to local traditional clothes being used by women in government institution in Hormozgan province, southern Iran.

Razif; A Traditional Sword Dance in Southern Iran

Razif is a traditional ceremony in southern Iran which used to be performed by seafarers in the past for relaxation after many days of hard work in the sea, but today is only performed at weddings and other happy events.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Historic Port of Kong

Kong is a beautiful port city in the central district of Bandar Lengeh County in Hormozgan Province, southern Iran.

Iranian Artworks in Photos: Painting on Jahlah Jars

An art exhibition involving artists painting on traditional Jahlah jars was recently held in Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas in Hormozgan Province.

Iran Hosts Traditional Contests in Honour of Water

The fourth round of traditional “Kander Keshi” and “Jahleh Keshi” competitions has been held in a neighbourhood in the port city of Bandar Abbas, southern Iran.

Growing Popularity of Street Arts, Graffiti in Iran’s Bandar Abbas

Graffiti is referred to writings or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted illegally on a wall or other surface, often within public view.

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