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Ta’zieh, a uniquely Iranian form of theater, intertwines the threads of religious devotion, historical narration, and dramatic performance into a rich cultural tapestry. Rooted in the Shia Islamic traditions, Ta’zieh transcends mere storytelling, transforming into a profound ritual that resonates…
Amidst the rugged landscapes of southwestern Iran, where the undulating hills meet the vast horizons, live the Qashqai people—a semi-nomadic tribe whose life and culture weave a rich tapestry of history, resilience, and artistry. The Qashqai, renowned for their vibrant…
In the heart of early summer, when the days are longest and the sun’s warmth is at its peak, the ancient festival of Tirgan bursts into vibrant life. Celebrated annually on Tir 13 (July 2, 3, or 4), Tirgan is…
The Kurmanj Kurds, also known as Northern Kurds, are a significant ethnic group within the broader Kurdish population in Iran. They inhabit the northern and northwestern regions of the country, primarily in the provinces of West Azerbaijan, Khorasan, and Kurdistan….
Iran, a land of ancient civilizations and rich cultural heritage, boasts a vibrant tapestry of art and craftsmanship that has been meticulously passed down through generations. As a traveler venturing into this storied land, you will encounter a dazzling array…
The Iranian Plateau is a significant geographical and cultural region in Western Asia. Known for its diverse landscapes, rich history, and unique biodiversity, the plateau has played a crucial role in the development of civilizations and ecosystems in the region….
The Gilaks, an indigenous ethnic group residing in the northern regions of Iran, primarily in the province of Gilan, represent a unique and vibrant facet of Iranian culture. Known for their distinct language, customs, and traditions, the Gilaks have played…
Iranian Arabs, an integral part of Iran’s rich cultural mosaic, have contributed significantly to the country’s social, cultural, and historical landscape. This article delves into the history, genetics, regional distribution, and cultural practices of Iranian Arabs, highlighting their unique identities…
In the rugged and mountainous terrain of Iran, amidst the stark beauty of the landscape, two nomadic tribes have thrived for centuries, preserving their rich cultural heritage and traditional way of life. The Qashqai and Bakhtiari tribes, known for their…
Yazd is located in a vast and arid valley surrounded by Shirkuh and Kharanegh mountain range on the margin of the Lut desert plains with the height of 1230m above the sea level. Yazd enjoys a highly cold and partly humid…