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Exports of Iran’s Red Gold up by 25 percent

Exports of Iran’s Red Gold up by 25 percent

Iran exported some 345 million dollars of saffron last year (March 21, 2018-March 21, 2019) and the figure is estimated to reach 30 percent in the current Iranian calendar year (1398) due to good rainfall and increased areas under saffron cultivation.

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Yakhni - the traditional northeastern Iranian dish

Yakhni - the traditional northeastern Iranian dish

In Khorasan Province, all kinds of dishes are made from meat; chelo gousht from Mashhad and yakhni from Dargaz are among the most famous. Yakhni is a very delicious dish and is quite easy to make, but there are tips on how to cook it and failure to adhere to them will spoil your yakhni.

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Kharashad world village of “Tubafi (photos)”

Kharashad world village of “Tubafi (photos)”

Traditional towel weaving, or Tubafi, in Kharashad (Birjand County), South Khorasan Province (eastern Iran), is one the most important provincial hand arts which has now been registered by the World Crafts Council assessors.

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A revenue from the sun (photos)

A revenue from the sun (photos)

The inhabitants of Chah Nasr village in Khorasan Razavi, northeastern Iran, have installed solar panels on their roofs and produce electricity as a way of living.

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The Kormanj nomads of Khalkhal (photos)

The Kormanj nomads of Khalkhal (photos)

Northern Khorasan, in northeastern Iran, is one of most important areas where the Kormanj have settled. Groups of this tribe were scattered across Iran over different times in history for political reasons and decision-makings.

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The village of warps and wefts (photos)

The village of warps and wefts (photos)

The village of Ruyin, in the northern province of Khorasan, has 800 families living in it. Most of its men earn their living by farming. The women, as per the old tradition of their ancestors dating back to 400 years ago, carry on with their weaving on traditional looms.

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Iranian folk costumes displayed in Qatar

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.

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Khorasan Province culture at Europe’s doorstep

Khorasan Province culture at Europe’s doorstep

At a meeting with the CEO of Khorasan Razavi Province’s Cultural Heritage Organization, the Iranian Ambassador to Georgia, Seyed Javad Ghavam Shahidi, said: “Khorasan Razavi Province in northeastern Iran enjoys a rich history and civilization which can prove to be of interest for the Georgians during the cultural organized on the subject in Tbilisi.”  

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