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Festivals & Ceremonies

Sadeh Festival

Sadeh Festival

The "Sadeh festival" is the largest fire celebration and one of the oldest known traditions in ancient Persia, which is celebrated forty days after the Yalda Night as...

Mehregan

Mehregan

According to the ancient Iran calendar, the sixteenth day of each month is called Mehr. The Mehregan festival is a celebration of the Mehr day of the Mehr Month (the...

Pir-e Shaliyar Celebration

Pir-e Shaliyar Celebration

Uraman Takht had been a rural region, in the past, with an extraordinary and astonishing nature along with a particular architectural style in which a house's roof is the other...

Yalda Night

Yalda Night

Yalda Night (Chelleh night) is one of the most beautiful and longest nights of the year in Iran where the ceremonies and celebrations are held with different ways  based on...

Feast of Gol o Giah (flowers and plants)

Feast of Gol o Giah (flowers and plants)

Having the biggest greenhouse complex in the production and cultivation of ornamental plants, Mahalat (city of flower) is known as the Netherland of Iran. This city is one of the...

Pahlevani and Zoorkhanei Rituals

Pahlevani and Zoorkhanei Rituals

Zoorkhaneh or Humorous sport is an epic art indicating the Islamic, mythic and ancient Iranian beliefs. This traditional sport is done by 10 to 20 men and it is considered...

Sizdah-Be-Dar (Nature day)

Sizdah-Be-Dar (Nature day)

The 13th day of Farvardin has been named as Sizdah-Be-Dar or Nature Day in Iranian culture that is an ancient ritual and also it is one of the most important...

Nowruz

Nowruz

Nowruz (literally translated New Day) is one of the oldest celebrations in ancient Persia, which is held vigorously in the first day of spring marking the beginning of the Iranian...

Tasu'a & Ashura

Tasu'a & Ashura

The month of Muharram is the first Islamic month of the Islamic calender, one of  the forbidden months of Muslims, in which the greatest tragedy and oppression in the...

Qalishuyan (Carpet Washing) Ritual in Mashhad-e Ardehal

Qalishuyan (Carpet Washing) Ritual in Mashhad-e Ardehal

There are some nearby villages in the west of Kashan City which is called Aredhal altogether. The center of these villages is Mashhad-e Ardehal that is also known as Mashhad-e...

Kharman Celebration

Kharman Celebration

Agriculture is one of the sacred jobs that people in different regions have been busy with since past times. The celebration of Kharman (harvest) is a traditional, olden and lasting...

Ritual Dramatic Art of Ta’ziye

Ritual Dramatic Art of Ta’ziye

Ta’ziye literally means mourning, however, what is evoked for Iranians by hearing the name of Ta’ziye is a special religious and ritual drama in which those who are familiar with...

Fajr Decade

Fajr Decade

Iran is an Islamic country owes its Islamic dimensions to the great revolution, known as the Iranian Islamic Revolution of 1977 (1357 SH), which done by huge crowd participation of...

Chaharshanbe Soori 

Chaharshanbe Soori 

Chaharshanbe Soori is a particular and important common ritual of spring festival among Iranian tribes, which is held before Nowruz (New Year) in Iranian culture. Chaharshanbe Soori is one of...

Sadeh Festival

Sadeh Festival

The "Sadeh festival" is the largest fire celebration and one of the oldest known traditions in ancient Persia, which is celebrated forty days after the Yalda Night as...

Pir-e Shaliyar Celebration

Pir-e Shaliyar Celebration

Uraman Takht had been a rural region, in the past, with an extraordinary and astonishing nature along with a particular architectural style in which a house's roof is the other...


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