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World youngest and fastest visitor on Kish Island

World youngest and fastest visitor on Kish Island

Taylor Demonbreun, 23-year old American tourist, is planning to have herself registered as the youngest and fastest person to visit all 195 sovereign countries in the world in the Guinness World Records reference book. She is currently visiting Kish Island on her travels.  

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Nowruz in the village of ancient windcatchers

Nowruz in the village of ancient windcatchers

Lāft village in Hormuzgan Province, southern Iran, has the oldest windcatchers and fantastic sunsets in Iran. The village is in the north of Qeshm Island. It is a coral island the soil of which has been used in building the houses and windcatchers here, completing the beautiful presence of nature on the Island.  

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Hormuz Island’s 7th carpet of soil is spread out

Hormuz Island’s 7th carpet of soil is spread out

Hormuz Island’s 7th carpet of soil is spread out for Nowruz and will be unveiled on 19 March. It has become customary over the past few years to create a Persian carpet using the colorful soil of the Island in the Persian Gulf during the final days of the Iranian New Year.

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Iran issuing entry visas at Qeshm airport

Iran issuing entry visas at Qeshm airport

Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran stated: “With the opening of the office to issue electronic visas at Qeshm airport, citizens of 150 countries can receive their visas within 20 minutes at Qeshm Island Airport for entry to Iran.

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Qatar delegation wants investment in Kish

Qatar delegation wants investment in Kish

A joint meeting of the Qatari delegation with Kish Island managers in Iran has taken place to discuss tourism and investment. Reinstating flights between Kish and Doha, and the possibility of Qatar Airways offering services and equipment to Iranian flights were also discussed.

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Hormuz Island Dazzling Art Week

Hormuz Island Dazzling Art Week

The Hormuz Art Week is taking place with the dazzling arts, culture, and theater of this island in association with “Baran Theater” 2-7 December 2017 to display the various artistic fields in which islander artists are active.  

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Unesco registers polo and kamancheh

Unesco registers polo and kamancheh

“Polo” and “The art of making and playing the kamancheh” have been evaluated by Unesco and will be registered at its 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage taking place in December.  

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Tales of aliens in Qeshm

Tales of aliens in Qeshm

The ‘Valley of the Stars’ is one of the more fantastic results of erosion effects on Qeshm Island, in southern Iran. Some of the locals believe that as night falls, the valley becomes a stamping ground for extraterrestrial animals.

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