Tea in Iranian Culture
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Every morning, in houses all over Iran, a gas burner flickers to life under a kettle that will continue to boil all day. It boils through morning prayers, lunches of rice and kebabs, afternoon conversation and late into the evening meal, sustaining talk of politics, gossip and news well into the night.
Iranian Antiques in British Museum
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
The British Museum in London is one of the most famous museums of the world housing Persian artifacts. In fact, many Persian relics are kept in international museums. Most of these were looted from Iran due to the negligence of past rulers, britishmuseum.org reported.
Persian Cuisine for Ramadan
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Ramadan is the 9th month of the Muslim calendar and is a time of prayer, reflection, fasting and self-sacrifice.
Shahnameh Centre for Persian Studies
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
On Saturday, May 24th, Global philanthropist Bita Daryabari and speakers from around the globe gathered to celebrate the official opening of the Shahnama Centre for Persian Studies at Pembroke College in Cambridge, England. (Pembroke College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.)
June 10 Marks the World Handicrafts Day
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Iran is home to one of the richest artistic traditions in world history and encompasses many disciplines, including architecture, painting, weaving, pottery, calligraphy, metalworking and stone masonry. Persians were among the first to use mathematics, geometry, and astronomy in architecture and also have extraordinary skills in making massive domes which can be seen frequently in the structure of bazaars and mosques.
Most Amazing Iranian Feats of Architecture
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
The third day of the Iranian calendar month of Ordibehesht (April 23, 2014), has been designated as the national Architect’s Day. Throughout their history, Iranians have combined their art and creativity with architecture and through long years, they have built edifices which are currently considered as feats of architecture in the world. Iranian architects have designed such magnificent buildings that even now, after the lapse of hundreds of years, they are still amazing and beautiful and have not lost the luster that they had at the beginning of their construction.