CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS OF KAZAKHSTAN
CULTURAL HERITAGE OF KAZAKHSTAN
NATURE OF KAZAKHSTAN
CULTURAL HERITAGE OF IRAN
COSTUMES AND TRADITIONS OF IRAN
NATURE OF IRAN
Nauryz: Cultural Heritage of Iran and Kazakhstan
Irna Customs & Traditions
"People Dancing at Nowruz"
Tangi Sar Village, Kurdistan Province, Iran
Mosleh Pirkhezranian (© 2018 - IRNA)
The 7 symbolic foods which starts with the sound /S/ in Persian are put together by families at Nowruz. They include Sib (apple), Sir (garlic), Samanu (a food made from wheat), Sabzeh (grown wheat), Serkeh (vinegar), Senjed (Persian olive).
Faraj Samadi (© 2017 - IRNA)
Iranian festival on the eve of the last Wednesday before Nowruz. On this night, people make fire and set off fireworks.
Mohammad Babaei (© 2017 - IRNA)
"Yalda" or "Chelleh Night"
National celebration on the longest night of the year. Families gather together, eat pomegranate and watermelon, and read Hafiz poems.
A village near Gorgan, Golestan Province, Iran
Raheleh Hesari (© 2019 - IRNA)
Celebration in parts of Iran on the longest day of the year.
Zardui Village, Kermanshah Province, Iran
Bahman Zarei (© 2019 - IRNA)
"Turkmens Dancing in a Wedding Ceremony"
Gonbad-e Kavus, Golestan Province, Iran
Aliasghar Ghezel Sofloo (© 2018 - IRNA)
"Bakhtiari Wedding Ceremony"
Women with traditional dresses attend a wedding ceremony in Bakhtiari Tribe
Kuhrang County, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran
Maryam Alemomen Dehkordi (© 2019 - IRNA)
"Festival of Local Games"
Langar Village, Mazandaran Province, Iran
Vahid Khademi (© 2018 - IRNA)
"Cultural and Sports Festival of Nomads in Qara Qayah"
Qara Qayah, Ardabil Province, Iran
Seyed Kazem Yusefi (© 2019 - IRNA)
Growing saffron is popular in Iran. The lifespan of saffron flowers are 3 or 4 days and they need to be picked early in the morning. That's why picking saffron is a collaborative job.
Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran
Ahmad Riahi Dehkordi (© 2020 - IRNA)
Rice is an important ingredient of many Persian dishes. The harvesting is traditionally a collaborative job in villages.
Gilan Province, Iran
Mojtaba Mohammadi (© 2009 - IRNA)