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Pir Shaliar   (photos)
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Pir Shaliar (photos)

The Pir Shaliar celebrations take place in Uraman (Huraman) village, Kurdistan Province, in western Iran twice a year, in mid-spring and mid-winter. Pir (saint/magi) Shaliyar (vizier), is believed to have cured a princess and married her, the ceremony marks their marriage [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pir_Shalyar]. The celebrations take place over three days and includes the sacrifice of sheep, singing, dancing, daf playing, praying, and reciting poetry. A special legume and vegetables soup is also made for the evening.  

Snow-covered Masuleh   (photos)
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Snow-covered Masuleh (photos)

Masuleh is an old stepped village on a mountain with cold, snowy winters turning this quaint place even more attractive. This is a small, iconic village with a graceful architecture located to the southwest of the Caspian Sea, on the highlands of southwestern Guilan Province, amid its lush forests. It is 1050 meters above sea level. It has a mountainous climate with mild summers and cold winters.

A concert in an old bath house (photos)
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A concert in an old bath house (photos)

A concert has been staged in an old bath house in Isfahan, launching two new albums at the same time. Mehrdad Mahdi and Asu Kahzadi are two young musicians who have organized a performance at the Ali-Gholi Agha baths which is a historic bath house dating back to 300 years ago. They played tracks from two of their two new albums here.