Ten Huraman villages registered as national heritage
The architectural designs of ten villages in north Huraman, an area spreading over Iran’s Kurdistan and Kermanshah provinces, have been registered as the national heritage of Iran. The villages of Galin, Halvan, Hashehmiz, Dulab, Takhteh, Vasi-Salafi, Vasi-Olia, Shian, Jān, and Bozlaneh were registered at the last meeting of the Registration Council of Iran, presided by the Cultural Heritage Deputy.
Parsian Village of China
Located at a distance of 1000kms south of Beijing, in the suburbs of Yangzhou, there is a little village which has kept its Persian aura after the passing of 600 years. This place is called “Busi Chuan” or the Parsian Village. It is surrounded by rivers and lakes, lush pine forests, and vast plains. Its inhabitants have a deep inner link with Iranians.
Golpurgan pottery globalized 14 December
Iran’s Handicrafts Deputy for Sistan & Baluchistan Province announced a celebration ceremony will be held for Golpurgan pottery being registered by the World Crafts Council (WCC) on 14 December in the presence of its supervisors.
Rights of the Child Documentary
“Starless Dreams” directed by Mehrdad Oskuei is an award-winning documentary which will be shown at SOS Children’s Village in Strasbourg, France.
5000-year old mysteries in ‘Tangue-ye Kul Farah’
In southwestern Iran around 5000 years ago lived a tribe that called its land ‘Hatamti’ or ‘The land of gods’. In this ancient land there lays a valley by the name of ‘Tangue-ye Kul Farah’, also known as a passage.
Tourists visit the Ashura rituals
Muharram is a month of mourning for the third Shia Imam martyred in the desert of Karbala by the tyrant Yazid.
Wooden mosque resistant to Mw 8 earthquake
This wooden village (Dehkadeh Choobin) is located in Mohamadabad, Aqa Zadeh, Razavi Khorasan Province.
Ghosts crying in a cursed wood
‘Sarborj’ is a village near Mashhad in Khorasan Province. Just outside the village, there is a wood blanketed with trees which is quiet peaceful during the day, like all other woods. Come nightfall, haunting sounds in the midst of its trees are enough to make you think twice.
Caving trip to the depths of history
Harandeh village is near Tehran Province, 15kms to the southwest of Firuzkuh town. The village is in a picturesque valley going by the same name. It is set in a picturesque valley, with its brooks, water-filled rivers, tall poplars,