(Persia Digest) – The southeastern Iranian port of Chabahar is getting ready to host the National Monsoon Festival with a selection of cultural, artistic, and sports programs from 15-20 August.
Well-known Iranian chefs will also compete together from 18-20 August in cooking a wide variety of local foods from the province of Sistan and Baluchistan.
Iranian folk music will be performed and souvenir, gift, and handicraft stands will be selling data-x-items to take home.
Water sports such as surfing, water skiing, and boating, and other beach sports will be held during the festival.
Persia Digest (PD) reports that most of Iran is currently experiencing a heatwave while the monsoon season is staring in southeastern Iran and the Makran coast, bringing with it winds and showers and changing the weather with a usual average of 28-30 degrees to one of the coolest in Iran at this time.
The monsoon season begins from end of May and reaches an apex in August, turning this to a delightful spot for the inhabitants of the Makran coast. Geysers are also an amazing phenomenon in this season along the cliff coasts of Chabahar.
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