Ramadan is a sacred month for followers of Islam religion all around the world, including Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Malaysia. In the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims abstain from eating and drinking from dawn to sunset, for 30 days. However, this month is not all about hunger and thirstiness. In this month people try to […]
Introduction The lives of ancient people depended on being able to accurately predict the cycles of the seasons. Everything about ancient Iranians and their Zoroastrian roots goes back to their intense focus and respect for nature and its cyclical patterns. Through centuries of observations and recordings, they were able to come up with a system, […]
The evening of the last Tuesday of the Iranian calendar is called Chaharshanbe Suri or the Persian Festival of Fire.
Some people may live in a house life setting in Iran and some others in an apartment. Iranian people mostly like to live in a house setting.
In recent decades Marriage Iranian Style is an increasing trend in modern marriage, arranged marriage, and their difference. Let’s see how.
Zoroastrians in Iran Have you ever wondered what was the religion of the great Persian Empire, at the time of Cyrus the Great and many other rulers of Iran after him? If your answer is yes, just keep reading because you are about to know one of the greatest religions of Iranians which now has […]
The last day of Autumn marks one of the most important long-celebrated holidays in Iran. Yalda Night (Shab-e Yalda) or what some people refer to it, “Shab-e Chelleh” is an ancient Iranian festival where the longest and darkest night of the year is celebrated by everyone. Yalda night is celebrated on the night of December […]
Due to the hot and harsh weather Iranian people don’t spend much of their day time outside. But when the evening comes, the sun starts to set and the temperature drops, they all suddenly come out, filling up the streets, the squares and mostly the parks! Because there are no bars, clubs or many places […]
cultural activities in Iran are mostly around the Islam religion, with most celebrating a holiday or event. Festivals vary greatly by region due to Iran’s multi-ethnic make-up. Visitors should note that when watching or participating in any religious event, conservative dress is a must and women are wanted to cover their hair. Ask your tour […]
What is Muharram? History, Story and Significance of Muharram Muharram in Iran is known as one of the holiest months in the Islamic calendar. It also marks one of the biggest differences between Shia and Sunni Muslims. What has made this period of time special in Shia Muslim countries like Iran, is the mourning for […]