A collection of reports and photos of nomadic lifestyle
Solar Panels Distributed among Nomads in Southwest Iran
Authorities have distributed solar panels among nomads in the southwestern Iranian province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari.
Iran Opens 142,000 Projects Creating 263,000 Jobs for Nomads, Villagers
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated 142,000 employment plans for nomads and villagers with a price tag of 17 trillion tomans.
Iran Marks National Day of Village, Nomads
Iran annually marks the 15th day of Mehr (the first month of autumn) as the National Day of Village and Nomads with the aim of promoting the nomadic and rural culture and lifestyle.
Lak Tribe Start Seasonal Migration in Western Iran
The nomadic tribe of Lak in western Iran annually travel from the warm region of Lorestan to their summer resort in Spring and begin their migration back to the winter quarter when autumn arrives.
Iran in Photos: Nomad Children
The northern and southern slopes of Alvand Mountain in Hamadan province, western Iran, provide suitable conditions for nomadic life.
Khoda-Afarin Natural Bridge; A Tough Mountain Pass for Nomads
Khoda-Afarin mountain pass is one of the most dangerous ones crossed by Iranian nomads in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in the country’s south-west.
Devoted Teachers Making Sacrifices amid COVID-19 Outbreak in Iran
Many teachers in remote and underprivileged areas of Iran are making sacrifices to keep instructing their students amid the closure of schools because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Qashqai Wedding; Unique Ceremony of Iranian Nomadic People
One of the happiest and most indigenous celebrations in Iran is the Qashqa'i wedding. The people of this tribe do their best to hold a glorious ceremony.
Iran’s Customs in Photos: Bakhtiari Wedding
The colourful wedding parties of Bakhtiari nomads begin at the end of harvest season in the tribal areas of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, south-western Iran.
Iranian Cleric Promoting Book-Reading among Children in Deprived Areas
An Iranian cleric has gained reputation for running cultural activities in remote rural areas of Western Iran, promoting book-reading among children.
Young Man Dedicates Himself to Taking Care of Handicapped Dog
Brown is a dog who lost its leg in a car accident in Tehran, but survived thanks to a young Iranian man who is now helping him live a better life.
Iran’s First Woman Airport Chief Talks of Her Job’s Ups & Downs
It’s been a few months that an Iranian woman named Parvaneh Sohrabi has been appointed as the first female airport manager in Iran and in the Middle East.
Two Iranian Girls Training to Become Mechanics
Two Iranian girls with an interest in repairing vehicles are now learning how to become mechanics in defiance of the fact that the occupation is mostly male-dominated.
‘I’ll Talk’ Campaign Launched in Iran to Help Fight Depression
The “I’ll Talk” initiative is a mass campaign launched in Iran with the aim of preventing and battling depression.
Iranian Teacher Uses Dry Farming to Grow 4,000 Hectares of Trees
A retired Iranian teacher has cultivated a total of 4,000 hectares of trees over the past 31 years through dry farming.
Philanthropist Using Instagram to Help Children’s Dreams Come True
Maryam Ommi runs an Instagram page called “Dreams” and has, so far, realized the dreams of some 400 children living in deprived regions.
Selfie-Takers Accompany Iranian Celebrities Round the Clock
A group of about 50 theatre and cinema lovers have dedicated their lives to accompanying celebrities, attending all theatre performances and movie releases to take photos with their favourite actors wherever they can and share them on their Instagram page.
Tehran Hosting Exhibition of Villagers, Nomads’ Capabilities
The forth Exhibition of Iranian Villagers and Nomads’ Capabilities is currently underway at Tehran International Permanent Fairground.
Artists Using Secondhand Clothing to Promote Anti-Consumerism in Iran
Two Iranian actresses have joined a campaign against consumerism by altering their old clothes, calling on other artists and their followers to get on board as well.
What’s Going On in Iran’s Beverly Hills?
It’s been a few years that a luxury town has been established in Lavasan in northeastern Tehran, based on the urban architecture of Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, California. But what’s going on there?
Laughter Therapy Becoming All the Rage in Iran
Laughter has long been believed to be the best medicine for all diseases, and is said to be a major contributor to the proper functioning of the human body.
Iranian Artist Uses Nomadic Life to Create Unique Sculptures
An Iranian artist has put on show the life of the country’s nomadic people through the centuries in the form of sculptures inspired by nature and nomadic lifestyle.
Chugha; Hand-Woven Sleeveless Coat for Iranian Nomads
Chugha or Chukha is a sleeveless coat woven by tribal women for male nomads in southwestern Iran, particularly the Bakhtiari Lur people.
Shapour A.; From a Homeless Junkie to a High-Profile Writer
Shapour Ebrahim, also known as Shapour A., is a 68-year-old senior Iranian writer who has passed a surprisingly difficult life before becoming famous.
Bakhtiari Tribe Still Faithful to Traditional Wedding Rituals
One of the most beautiful customs of the Bakhtiari people of Iran is their wedding ceremonies, which are held in the open air and in the heart of nature.
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