Waiting for snow in pollution red alert
The Met Office has given the good news of more snowy days in mid-February as Tehran and a few other cities, including Tabriz, are under a pollution red alert.
Ali-Akbar Sadeghi - the Iranian painter turns 80
Ali-Akbar Sadeghi'spainting exhibition opened in the heavy snowfall yesterday afternoon,amid a crowd of Iranian artists and art enthusiasts. The exhibition, held at the TehranMuseum of Contemporary Art, celebratedthe eightieth birthdayanniversary ofAli-Akbar Sadeghi and more than 60 years of his artistic activities. Two-hundredworks of arts, including paintings, illustrations, animations, and graphicswere exhibited, displaying one of the most complete exhibitions of this master of painting and multifaceted artist.
Heavy snow creates rare incident in Airport
Heavy snow has created havoc in Tehran, from traffic congestions to power cuts in parts of the capital. But, today also saw a rare incident at Mehrabad Airport. An Iran Air Fokker 100 tail-heavy with snow lost its balance, causing its nose to lift up into the air. It was as if the plane had pulled a wheelie and was doing a catwalk.
Snow takes Tehran by surprise
It finally began snowing in Tehran from last night after a long time. Snowfall has continued until now (Sunday morning). Apart from the capital and Tehran Province, other parts of Iran including Kurdistan, Hamedan, Zanjan, Qazvin, Kashan, Isfahan, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad, Shahr-e Kurd, Semnan, Yazd, North, South and Razavi Khorasan, Golestan, Mazandaran, Guilan, and the Central provinces are experiencing heavy snowfall.
Journey of no return to Iran’s death cave
“Chama” ice cave is one of Iran’s rarest caves so beautiful that it has not yet met its match.
It is located at a distance of 25kms from “Chalguerd” in Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari Province. It resembles a large passage filled with masses of snow stacked up to a height of 50 meters. The cold weather here means that stalactites and stalagmites are formed here in all seasons throughout the year.
Summer snow in Iran!
Iran is a country with four distinct seasons. Its vast expanse and climate variations make for several weathers in one day around the country.
Barf [Snow] (music)
Artist: Mohammad Motamedi
Album: Single Track
Composer: Behnam Khodarahmi
Genre: Persian Traditional Music
(Persia Digest) - Barf [Snow] has been arranged for an orchestra of Iranian musical instruments performing together with western string instruments. It is about the beloved and the snowy space of winter.