The latest news and views about Iran’s South Khorasan province
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Kal Namak or the Salt River of Tabas is a beautiful river in South Khorasan province, eastern Iran.
The historical village of Esfahak has won the TO DO 2020 Award of Germany, which is awarded annually to a project which focuses on participation in tourism, profits the local people, is environmentally friendly and avoids gender discrimination.
Iran has exported $146 million worth of handicrafts from mid-March to mid-November 2019, mainly to the Persian Gulf countries and Iraq, said a top Iranian official.
A retired Iranian lady has created jobs for more than 1,000 people by launching her own business, and is running a campaign against the US sanctions.
Since a long time ago, South Khorasan province in eastern Iran has been home to numerous rituals where locals pray for rain.
The Persian New Year or Nowruz is celebrated in a wide range of ways in different cities of Iran as there are many different ethnic groups and a great cultural diversity across the country. However, there are also some Nowruz customs that are the same among all the people living in Iran.
The Iranian people living in desert areas of South Khorasan Province in eastern Iran mark the Yalda Night, the longest night of the year and the winter solstice, by holding various rituals like cooking special dishes and sweets.
A non-governmental charity in the city of Birjand in eastern Iran has trained and provided facilities for 70 disabled people to make a living by producing handicrafts.