Iran culture

Standard 19 December 10

Shab-e Yalda, the celebration of the longest night of the year

One of the most ancient Persian festivals is Shab-e Yalda or Yalda Nights. All Iranian around the world celebrate this night with their families and friends on the 21st of December.

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Standard 19 September 04

The Best places for Muharram observances in Iran? (Travel to Iran during Muharram and Ashura)

Traveling to Iran during Muharram, especially on the day of Ashura, is an opportunity to experience the passionate religious ritual in Iran.

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Standard 19 August 01

Persian Miniature; the Breathtaking Flourished Persian Art

Iranian are known for being great artists. When you travel to Iran, in every corner of the country you can find a unique type of handicraft and artwork. Among all of them, one which goes back to at least a thousand years ago is the Persian Miniature.

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Standard 19 July 14

Traditional and Folklore Music of Iran

Iran has different styles of traditional and folk music. In every city and village from north to south, and west to east, there is no single place without its own traditional music.

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Standard 19 July 11

Saadi Shirazi, the Major Persian Poet of All Time

One of the best places to visit in Shiraz is the Tomb of Saadi, known as Sa'diyeh. Saadi Shirazi is the major Persian poet of all time, who was born and buried in Shiraz. It is said that he is one of the most influential poets of Persian literature in the medieval period.

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Standard 18 July 02

Tirgan Festival; Water Festival in Iran from Ancient Time

Many countries around the globe held water festival on a specific day once a year.

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Standard 18 September 01

Fal-e Hafiz

Hafiz is one of the greatest Persian poets who lived in the 14th century in Shiraz. He is best known for his mystic poems which have had a profound effect on Persian literature and culture.

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Standard 18 August 15

Sizdah be dar

On 13th of Farvardin, (it is coincided with 2nd of April) all Iranians struggle to make the best of this day and complete the memorable holiday of Nowruz.

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Standard 18 August 14

Carrying “Nakhl” in Ashura ritual

After the Safavid Empire was formed and the Shia was chosen as an official religion in Iran in 16th century, various customs were established in many parts of the country to consolidate this religion in our land. 

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Standard 18 August 11

Naqqali, Iranian dramatic story-telling

Naqqali has a long history in Iran and has played an important role to maintain the culture and native traditions of the country. The best oral texts of every language are short stories that come to us from generation to generation like the oral music that the players learn each other. 

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Standard 18 August 09

Ritual dramatic art of Ta’ziye

Ta’ziye is a ritual dramatic art among Iranian traditions which recounts the religious and historical events and mythical stories and folktales. 

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Standard 18 August 07

Avicenna the Persian Philosopher

Avicenna (Ibn Sina) was a Persian physician and philosopher who profoundly influenced medieval Islamic philosophy, 

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Standard 18 August 05

Type of prayers in Iran

In general, prayer is an act of worship which can have the variety of forms like liturgy or ritual. Nowadays, some religions require people to do a strict sequence of actions as prayer, while the others may practice the prayer by anyone at any time. 

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Standard 18 July 31


Nowruz is One of the suitable times for travel to Iran is, Spring. In this season you can acquaint some of the Iranian cultures. One of the Iranian ancient cultures is Nowruz. 

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Standard 18 July 31

Zar ceremony in Hormozgan

The proximity of Bandar Abbas to the sea is the most significant reason for differences in customs and traditions of this area in comparison with other parts of Iran to seem amazing and extraordinary. 

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Standard 18 July 25

Chogan, a horse-riding game originated in Iran

Chogan or as it is said in English “Polo”, is a traditional horse-riding game in Iran with a history of more than 2,000 years. 

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Standard 18 July 01

Pahlevani and Zoorkhaneh Rituals

Pahlavani and Zoorkhaneh rituals are one of the Iranian traditional sports that has been practiced since ancient time. 

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Standard 18 June 28

Iranian Folkloric Dance

Local dances in every corner of Iran, are not only beautiful but have signs of mysticism, prayer, and martial arts. 

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Standard 18 May 23

Molla Sadra, the most influential Islamic philosopher

May 22nd is known as a respect day of Molla Sadra in Iran who is the most influential Islamic philosopher, theologian, and mystic during the past four centuries, and led the Iranian cultural renaissance in the 17th century.

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