(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.

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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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