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Nowruz traditions in Isfahan

Nowruz traditions in Isfahan

The people of the historic city of Isfahan will welcome the approaching Iranian New Year on the spring equinox this year by holding a celebration from the Safavid era called “Zendeh Rud Festival” to appreciate the revival of the old river after water flows again into Zayandeh Rud River on March 17.

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Iranian novel translated into Italian

Iranian novel translated into Italian

The title “You will return to Isfahan" [Tu ritornerai a Isfahan] by Mostafa Ensafi has been translated into Italian. Ponte33 Publishers has announced the launch of the book on Saturday 6 April at the Venice Literary Biennale.

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Top ten surprises of Iran for tourists

Top ten surprises of Iran for tourists

Forget about Persepolis and Isfahan's blue mosques! These places are must-see in Iran, however, the country is far from being limited to these famous monuments. Few people know how diverse and surprising the country is. Some developing tourism companies in Iran, such as TasteIran, try to change this by introducing visitors to unexpected experiences in Iran, Mehr News reports.

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The magic art of Enameling

The magic art of Enameling

Enameling in Isfahan is an art with a 5000-year history and is currently performed on copper. In the old days, it was done on gold and silver. This art is a combination of fire and soil combined with the art of painting to create exquisite designs. Enameling is also old among other nations. The Persian enamel is said to have gone from Iran to other countries once researchers had adapted Byzantine enamel to the Persian enamel.

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Drought threatens historic Iranian bridge

Drought threatens historic Iranian bridge

Si-o-se pol, or the Allahverdi Bridge, is one of Isfahan’s age-old landmarks built over the Zayandeh Roud River. With the river drying, this and other historic bridges in Isfahan are facing serious challenges.

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