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Turkman Horses

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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

The Festival of Asiatic Cheetah

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

Tulip Festival Gachsar

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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.
Hazelnut Festival in Qazvin - Taste the History in a Nutshell

Hazelnut Festival in Qazvin – Taste the History in a Nutshell

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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

The Honey Festival In Khansar – The True Taste Of Honey

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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

Aromatic Festival of Damask Roses in Iran

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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

Date Harvest Festival in Iran–When The Heat Brings us Heavenly Gift

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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

Food Festival In Ardabil – A Tasty Event

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

Taste Of Grapes In Urmia

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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

Music In The Air In Bushehr

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

What Could Be Better Than A Kebab Festival?

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Bonab Kebab festival represents the Bonab Kebab and its traditional preparation method which is inscribed as a national intangible cultural heritage.
Chaharshanbe Suri in Iran – Festival of Fire

Chaharshanbe Suri in Iran – Festival of Fire

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Chaharshanbe Suri in Iran all meaning good health or ripeness, supposedly obtained by jumping over it, is an ancient Persian.
‘Panjah Bedar’ Festival in Qazvin, Iran

‘Panjah Bedar’ Festival in Qazvin, Iran

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The traditional custom of Panjah bedar is similar to Sizdah bedar, of course it isn’t as known as Sizdah bedar. But it's set yet among Qazvin's people. In this day that is 50th day of new year they go out in order to thanksgiving God because of blessings. They go to city's Mosalla and pray on 19th day of Ordibehesht, then go to the nature and spend some hours by together. So Panjah bedar is a religious-ritual custom. The most of Qazvin people make a simple food that is called Doimaj and it's gredients are dried bread, vegetables, walnut, fried onion and cucumber. In addition, Qazvin people eat watermelon, nuts and fruits in this day and most of them eat Ash reshteh in the afternoon.