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Paternitecture; Patterns in Iran’s Contemporary Environments (6)

Paternitecture; Patterns in Iran’s Contemporary Environments

Tehran recently hosted an event called “paternitecture”, featuring the application of patterns in manmade environments of contemporary Iran.
Iranian Teenage Girl Converts Minibus into Lovely Bookstore (21)

Iranian Girl Converts Minibus into Lovely Mobile Bookstore

A young Iranian lady has come up with the idea of converting a minibus into a book shop, but she is not old enough yet to drive her “mobile” bookstore.
Popular, Iconic Dishes of Yalda Night in Iran

Popular, Iconic Dishes of Yalda Night in Iran

Yalda dinner, a meal traditionally eaten at the winter solstice each December, forms a significant part of gatherings held to celebrate “Shab-e Yalda” (the longest night of the year) in Iran. Let’s find more about various Yalda dishes in different parts of the country.
Evaz Recognized as First Child-Friendly Town of Iran

Evaz Recognized as First Child-Friendly Town of Iran

An Iranian town has been designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a safe town for children.
Special Attractions You Must See in Iran

Special Attractions You Must See in Iran

Have you ever heard about Badab-e Surt? What about the hottest place on Earth? Have you ever seen Mangrove Forests? If you like to visit these places, and much more, it’s time for planning a trip to Iran.
Autumn Festival at National Garden of Tehran (9)

Autumn Festival at National Garden of Tehran

An autumn festival is being held during the season’s last days in Tehran’s National Garden, a historical area dating back to Qajar era.
Iranian Musical Instrument Dutar Inscribed as Intangible World Heritage

Iranian Musical Instrument Dutar Inscribed as Intangible World Heritage

The Persian musical instrument “Dutar” has been registered on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)’s List of Intangible World Heritage.
Qalamkari; Traditional Art of Making Hand-Painted Textile (7)

Qalamkari; Traditional Art of Making Hand-Painted Textile

Qalamkari is a traditional textile art which was born in Isfahan during the Safavid era. Qalamkari artists do magic by using colours, fabric and wood.
Pastak & Shawl Weaving; Ancient Art of Iran’s Kurdistan (2)

Pastak & Shawl Weaving; Ancient Art of Iran’s Kurdistan

Shawl and Pastak weaving is one of the oldest handicrafts in Kurdistan province, especially the border city of Baneh. These shawls are woven with the wool of a particular goat.

Tapestries of Iranian Artist on Show in Tehran

A tapestry exhibition of an Iranian artist is underway in the Shirin Gallery of Tehran. The exhibition consists of 24 various works created by Shahrzad Gharavi.