Monday, 20 February, 2017

Traditions and Festivals

  • 28th Intl. Children Film Fest to highlight fiction

    Iran’s secretary of the 28th Festival of Films for Children and Young Adults has said the festival aims to present more children fictions in next...

  • Tehran Classic Cars Show Underways at Saadabad Palace

    About 70 classic #cars belonging to individuals and private collectors were on display in Tehran since Tuesday, showcasing designs from around the world. Organized by...

  • Free Iftar Meals for Fasting at Shrine of Imam Reza

    Free meals at Iftar time are provided to fasting Pilgrims at Shrine of Imam #Reza in Mashhad. The ceremony called “Ramadan Iftar” is held every...

  • Catching a Whiff of Shole Zard, Iranians Prepare for Ramadan

    Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar; Muslims worldwide observe this as a month of fasting. This annual observance is regarded as one...

  • A Dazzling Night in Iran Embellished with Spirituality

    The streets of #Tehran and other #Iranian cities have been decorated to celebrate Mid-Sha’ban. Mid-Sha’ban is the 15th day of the eighth month (Sha’ban) of...

  • April 30th; National Persian Gulf Day

    National Persian Gulf Day is a very significant day for the Iranian people and it is celebrated annually on April 30th. It has taken place...

  • Iranian New Year celebrations; customs and traditions

    The Persian New Year is composed of several rituals and ceremonies which starts since the last Wednesday of every Iranian year (Chaharshanbe Suri) and continues...

  • Iranian Month, Origin of The Names

    The names of the 12 Persian months are taken from the ancient Zoroastrian texts and the origins are deeply rooted in their belief system.  This...

  • Traditional Food

    Cuisine of Iran is of a wide variety and the culinary of Iran reflects the tradition of the country and the region in a great...

  • 34th Anniversary of Islamic Revolution celebrated in Iran

    On Sunday, millions of people held rallies across the Iran to commemorate the 34th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution victory. In Tehran, thousands of people...

  • The Achaemenid dynasty of Iran

            ABSTRACT: The Achaemenid dynasty of Iran was the first and the largest empire that the ancient world had seen, extending from...

  • History of Persian or Parsi Language

    Parsi or Persian was the language of the Parsa people who ruled Iran between 550 – 330 BCE. It belongs to what scholars call the...

  • Iranian philanthropy in recent earthquakes

    Necessary of Provide supplies for victims of recent earthquake was the point Again revealed unity, communion and participation of people in critical moments. A commendable...

  • zakat

    -One of the most important principles of Islam is that all things belong to God, and that wealth is therefore held by human beings in...

  • Yalda – Shab-e Cheleh

    Yalda, a Syric word imported into the Persian language by the Syric Christians means birth (tavalud and melaad are from the same origin). It is...

  • Astrology

    Astrology is an occult practice that originated in ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, India and China. The oldest records belong to the 2nd millennium BC, Old Babylonian...

  • five daily prayers

    The second pillar of Islam is the religious duty to perform five prescribed daily prayers or salat. All adult Muslims are supposed to perform five...

  • Zoroastrianism

    The Achaemenian kings could rule their vast empire only because they respected and officially accepted the religions of the different city states and countries as...

  • Norooz History – New Years Roots

    The word Norooz meaning New Day, is the most anticipated and favorite celebration for Iranians. It occurs exactly on the Spring Equinox. This occasion has...

  • mehregan

    Zoroastrianism was the religion of Iran before the conquest of Islam in the seventh century AD. The architect of this religion, Zoroaster created many feasts...