International Workers’ Day
May 1st is International Workers’ Day. This day has always been coupled with marches and workers’ protests in Iran. The Workers' House in Tehran saw the gathering of large numbers of laborers from various vocations today to protest not receiving a license to stage protests and claim their rights, such as insurance and incomes not matching the rising costs of living.
Iranian Composers Living Human Treasures
Master Ebrahim Ghanbari-Mehr, Master Mohammad Esmaili and Ashigh Saljuq Shahbazi, three renowned personalities of Iranian music have been recognized as “Live Treasures of Humanity in the Iranian Music” in the list of conveyers of Intangible Heritage (rarities).
Culinary traditions and civilization of Iran
In an interview with Persia Digest, Ruzbeh Zahraei from the editorial staff of “Nashr-e Karnameh”, said: “The cookery book by Najaf Daryabandari entitled ‘Ashpazi-e Mostatab az Sir ta Piaz” [A-Z of Delicious Cooking] currently in its 26th print represents the culture and civilization of a nation for the author. It is not merely a question of satisfying hunger.”