There were more of them before cities were spread so far and wide; the butterflies that is. All of us more or less remember the butterflies that lived among us once upon a time. But, it has been a while since they last paid us a visit, especially in big, industrialized cities.
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.
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,
As you leave Tehran and start north towards Mazandaran Province by the Caspian on its scenic mountainous road, at a distance of 200kms from the capital, you can make a detour to ‘Pol Sefid’ and find one of Iran’s most amazing lakes 6kms from the city
Iran’s vast territory still holds many immaculate natural areas which remain a mystery to Iranians themselves. One of the most important ones is the Raghaz Gorge in the Fasarud Valley in the south of Fars Province.
The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.
In an interview with Persia Digest, Adib-Moghaddam said: It is imperative that Iran gets even closer to the EU, not least to keep the communication with Washington going, and to minimize misperceptions.
The German Schiller Group Concert is taking place in Tehran for the first time.
Christopher von Deylen, will be traveling to Tehran with his Group for the first time in mid-December to stage a concert at the Hall of the Ministry of the Interior over two nights on 11-12 December, at 21h30.
The people of Kerman Province, in southeast Iran, have their own particular ceremonies for Nowruz. They get together on the eve of the last Wednesday of the year for a joyful celebration of singing and jumping over bonfires and eating nuts especially mixed for the night. Distributing free sweets, food, and fruits in cemeteries on the last Thursday of the year, called the “New Year of the Dead”, is another ancient custom observed in Kerman Province.
You may have already heard that the name Nowruz in Kurdistan was attributed to the day when the Iranian hero Kaveh Ahangar was victorious over Zahhak. This day was named “Nowruz”, meaning New Day, and celebrated as the New Year. Large bonfires were lit on hilltops and people celebrated hand in hand by singing and dancing.
President Donald Trump issued a statement yesterday, 20 March, on the occasion of Nowruz, almost entirely addressed to Iran, as follows: I wish a beautiful and blessed Nowruz to the millions of people around the world who are celebrating the arrival of spring.
Kermanshah Province, in western Iran, celebrates Nowruz in each of its historical buildings with folk music and dance and different Haft Sin spreads. If you have already traveled to Kermanshah and visited the Bisotun world heritage site in the vast expanse of its green plains, you will know that at the foot of Bisotun mountain, in a place called “Farhad Tarash” (Legend has it that Farhad was in love with the King’s [Khosrow] wife Shirin.