German Ambassador guest of Bakhtiari family
German Ambassador, Michael Klor-Berchtold, has tweeted about his visit to the Bakhtiari nomads in western Iran, saying: “Summer days with nomads in Iran; staying with Bakhtiyari nomads in Koohrang valley, central Zagros mountains, Chelgerd, and enjoying hospitality of friendly Bakhtiyari family. Early morning wakeup, followed by a Bakhtiyari nomad breakfast, goat milk, yoghurt, goat cheese, butter, walnuts, omelet, tea…”
Bibi Maryam – the woman who saved German officers
Bibi Maryam Ilkhan Bakhtiari, daughter of Hossein-Gholi Khan Ilkhani, was a women’s rights pioneer and defender of Iran’s national rights against the invading Russian and British forces during WWI.
Iranian folk costumes displayed in Qatar
Folk costumes from Iran, Turkey, Syria, and Morocco have been put on display in Katara cultural village in Doha, Qatar, for the very first time. Iran is showcasing nine of its traditional costumes for women from the regions of Bakhtiari, Luri, Azeri, Khorasani, etc.
Turkish Airways crashes in Iran
A Turkish Airways plane has crashed in Iran near Shahr-e Kord, capital of Chahar Mahal and Bakhtiari Province. The plane was flying in Iranian airspace from Sharjah in the UAE to Istanbul.
7th Fajr Fashion and Clothing Festival in 22 provinces
The 7th Fajr Fashion and Clothing Festival will run from 25 February to 4 March 2018 in 22 provinces. This year, the folk costume section of the Fajr Fashion and Clothing Festival will be held for the second year running in the capital and across the country.
Qajar military framed in Sa’d Abad
An exhibition entitled “Qajar military in the frame” will open in the Sa’d Abad historic-cultural complex on 5 February 2018. This will showcase twenty black and white photographs of Qajar era military figures in association with Abrishami Publishers.
Visit the valley of love in Iran
The valley of love is a natural attraction of Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari Province. Its nearest town is Shahr-e Kord at a distance of 110kms. Even its alluring name attracts visitors to the place. Iran’s longest river runs through the valley of love, where tourists can take part in rafting and fishing. Rice paddies and pomegranate orchards create a pristine landscape before your eyes. Rivers, waterfalls, and adjoining villages live in peace and harmony side by side, where sightseers can feel at ease and relax.
Journey of no return to Iran’s death cave
“Chama” ice cave is one of Iran’s rarest caves so beautiful that it has not yet met its match.
It is located at a distance of 25kms from “Chalguerd” in Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari Province. It resembles a large passage filled with masses of snow stacked up to a height of 50 meters. The cold weather here means that stalactites and stalagmites are formed here in all seasons throughout the year.
Sassanid era artifacts discovered in Teppe Bardankan
The first season of excavations in Teppe Bardankan near the Farsan city of Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari Province have led to the discovery of clay seals belonging to the Sassanid era, showing the importance of trade and economy in this area.
Avaz-e Bakhtiari [Bakhtiari Song] (music)
Artist: Sina Sarlak
Album: Single Track
(Persia Digest) – Avaz-e Bakhtiari [Bakhtiari Song] is a folk song from the Bakhtiari tribe which has been accompanied by the piano here. It is a fusion of folk song, the western piano, and the Iranian Nay flute, all putting a new mark on an old song.