Sunday, July 3, 2022

Village and Rural Life

Rooyin: The First Traditional Textile Village in Iran

The Iranian village Rooyin, which dates back to the Timurid era, is located in the northeastern province of North Khorasan.

Ista Village: A Rural Community Women Can’t Visit

The Iranian village of Ista is a rural community where locals have a unique lifestyle.

A Unique Tourist Attraction in Iran: Cow Works Only When Owner Sings!

Haaj Ebrahim’s cow moves only when it hears him singing, which has turned into a tourist attraction in the town of Varzaneh in the central Iranian province of Isfahan.

Iranian Villager Nominated for Prestigious Children’s Literature Award

Abdolhakim Bahar whose voluntary activities to promote book reading have won him a reputation, lives in a remote village in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Iran in Photos: Stepped Village of Sar-e Aqa Seyyed

Sar-e Aqa Seyyed is a stepped village in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, south-western Iran.

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.

Iranian Village Comes to Be Known as “Litter-Free Village” Nationwide

An Iranian village has come to be known as the “trash-free village” in the country as one may find no litter there.

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.

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.

Old Iranian Village Nominated for ‘To Do Award’

A plan envisaging the touring of the old quarter of the Esfahak village in the city of Tabas in central Iran has found its way to the final stage of the “To Do Award” contest.

Iran to Host Int’l Rural Tourism Conference Next Year

A senior Iranian official says the country will host an international conference on rural tourism next year.

Iran: The Land of Curious Villages

There are many villages in Iran which are known for being unusual in some ways.

Zonuzaq Village: An Architectural Marvel in Iran

The Zonuzaq village in Iran boasts a unique architecture as the yard of a house above serves as the roof of the house below.

Tehran Hosting Exhibition of Villagers, Nomads’ Capabilities

The forth Exhibition of Iranian Villagers and Nomads’ Capabilities is currently underway at Tehran International Permanent Fairground.

Story of Pottery Entrepreneur Who Started from Ground Zero

A creative Iranian entrepreneur has created dozens of jobs in his pottery business and exports his products to different countries.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Ancient Village of Chenaghchi

The village of Chenaghchi Oliya is located in Zarandieh town, 45 kilometres northwest of the city of Saveh in central Iran. The history of the village dates back to hundreds of years ago, with some estimates saying it belongs to the Safavid dynasty.

Story of Two Swiss Women Who Went Missing in Iran

Two Swiss women cyclists, who had been trapped in snow at night in the mountainous areas of Gilan province in northern Iran, tell the story of how they were ultimately rescued by villagers a few weeks ago.

Qalat; A Village with Unique Nature, Old History in Southern Iran

Qalat village, located 36 kilometres northwest of Shiraz in Fars province, is a beautiful historical village with a cool climate even in the hottest months of the year. The village is at an altitude of 2,065 metres above sea level with about 7,000 inhabitants.

Delaram; A Village with One Doctor in Every Family

Delaram, a village near the city of Tafresh in Markazi province in central Iran, is known as the village of doctors due to the huge number of physicians it has raised.

Pamenar Village: A Source of Beauty in Southern Iran

The Pamenar village in southern Iran is one of the country's most attractive tourist destinations thanks to its scenic beauty.

Oldsters Thrilled to See Their Portraits Painted on Village’s Walls

An Iranian artist in the north of the country has started to turn the frontage of village houses into beautiful portraits of old men and women.

Heydareh-Qazi Khan Village: A Picturesque Site in West-Central Iran

The Heydareh-Qazi Khan village in west-central Iran is a magnificent beauty spot that annually draws a large number of visitors and tourists.

Iran Hosts Int’l Festival of Ethnic Cultures

Golestan province in northern Iran recently hosted the 12th edition of an international festival on ethnic cultures with the aim of giving ethnic communities a chance to introduce their cultures and lifestyles.  

Iranian Villagers Using Solar Panels to Make a Living

A group of Iranian villagers have managed to make money by generating electricity from solar panels provided by a charity foundation.

Iran Hosting Int’l Horseback Combat Contests

International horseback combat competitions have kicked off in the city of Shiraz in Fars province, southern Iran, bringing together sportspeople from 19 countries.

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