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Turkman Horses

For Turkmens of Iran, a horse is everything. Their cultural traditions and inherited identity are tied to these beautiful animals.
The Festival of Asiatic Cheetah
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The Festival of Asiatic Cheetah

DOE and NGOs celebrate the big cat, and raise awareness of its critical situation by running a Cheetah Festival.
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Tulip Festival Gachsar

The Tulip festival is a ten days event in early May each year, in tulip gardens of Garmab, a village 108 Km away from Tehran.
Arabic coffee in Khuzestan
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Arabic coffee in Khuzestan

Coffee has a central role in the southern region of Iran. For centuries, coffee has been imported by cargo ships through Persian Gulf and Oman Sea, and as northern regions were adapting the habit of tea drinking, coffee stayed the most popular beverage in the south.
Time Travel To Ancient Sport Competitions
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Chookheh Wrestling in Bojnourd

Koshti ba Chookheh (Chookheh Wrestling) is a specific activity of people of Kurdish descent in Greater Khorasan.
Tir Maah Sizdah Sho Festival
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Tir Maah Sizdah Sho Festival

A few days to the celebration, families start preparation. They clean up the house and grind wheat and rice for baking cookies.
Hazelnut Festival in Qazvin - Taste the History in a Nutshell
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Hazelnut Festival in Qazvin - Taste the History in a Nutshell

Hazelnut is an important crop in Alamut region. About 70 villages in this area grow hazelnut, most of it being exported to Europe.
The Honey Festival In Khansar - The True Taste Of Honey
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The Honey Festival In Khansar - The True Taste Of Honey

The honey festival in Khansar happens in mid-May, and lasts for a week. There are convivial events along with merchandising booths to sell honey, orchard products and handicrafts.
Aromatic Festival of Damask Roses in Iran
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Aromatic Festival of Damask Roses in Iran

Rose water extract is present in many aspects of Iranian life. It is commonly used in different kinds of food.
Aromatic Festival of Damask Roses in Iran
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Date Harvest Festival in Iran–When The Heat Brings us Heavenly Gift

Every year around the month of September, when dates are ripe and ready, a week long harvest festival takes place at Arg-e Jadid in Bam.
Food Festival In Ardabil – A Tasty Event
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Food Festival In Ardabil - A Tasty Event

The Aash Festival is accompanied by other cultural representations, such as handicrafts, folklore plays, comedy shows, and music.
The Grapes Festival in Iran
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Taste Of Grapes In Urmia

The Grapes Festival is an event of celebration. It is in fact a full program of artistic and cultural events and lasts for a whole week.
Music In The Air In Bushehr
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Music In The Air In Bushehr

From stunning stories and legends to phenomenal mourning ceremonies, Bushehr has it all, and each event comes with its own music style.