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Iran Celebrates Persian Poet Sa’adi National Day
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Iran celebrates the classical medieval Persian poet and mystic Sa’adi National Day during various ceremonies in Shiraz.

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Persian Turquoise, Jewel of the Orient
Monday, April 20, 2015

For at least 2,000 years, the region once known as Persia, has remained the most important source of turquoise. It's sky-blue turquoise has always been a magnet for beauty seekers throughout history.

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National Day of Faridoddin Attar Neyshabouri
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Iran marks the national day of Faridoddin Attar Neyshabouri, a prominent Persian poet and theoretician of mysticism and hagiographer.

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Happy Nowruz and New Iranian Year
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
We at Iran Review.Org would like to express our best wishes for the New Year and the advent of spring and Nowruz to all Iranians, subscribers, and visitors of our site and all the peace-loving people around the world. On this International Day of Nowruz, we express hope that all people can use the occasion to reflect on the beauty of nature, the promise of spring and the power of culture to build peace.

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Nowruz Sweets & Dishes
Saturday, March 21, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Spring is welcomed by Persians on the first day of Nowruz by gathering with their family members around the serving table.

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Persepolis, Reflection of Iran's Civilization Glory
Friday, March 20, 2015

Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid ), literally meaning "city of Persians", was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC). Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of city of Shiraz in Fars Province in Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BC. It exemplifies the Achaemenid style of architecture. UNESCO declared the ruins of Persepolis a World Heritage Site in 1979.

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Iranians Preparing for Nowruz and Persian New Year: Nowruz Shopping
Sunday, March 15, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
As we approach the end of winter and the start of a new season, Persian-speaking people preparing themselves to welcome Nowruz and New Year.

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A Journey to Iran's Past: Historical Mansions – Hotels: Kashan
Monday, March 9, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
When visiting Kashan in 1993, the chairman of UNESCO remarked: “Kashani architects are the greatest alchemists of history. They could make gold out of dust”. Indeed, almost all of Kashan’s masterpieces, as in many other parts in Iran are made of humble, local, earth. Many travellers opt to bypass Kashan on their journeys between Tehran, Esfahan and Yazd, but they do not know this delightful oasis city on the edge of the Dasht-e Kavir as one of the most alluring destinations in Iran, boasting a highly atmospheric covered bazaar, and a cluster of architecturally significant 19th-century houses.

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Old Café Confectionaries of Tehran: Good Memories
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Old buildings, palaces, as well as monumental streets or museum objects are not the sole articles in a country’s history which can make up that country’s cultural heritage as well. Café confectionaries are also among “sweet” heritage of every country. The history of confectionery business in Iran has not been well documented. However, before new confectionaries became famous and established in Tehran, it was café confectionaries which attracted the citizens of the Iranian capital city.

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University of Tehran: 8oth Anniversary
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Today is the 80th birthday of the mother university of Iran, Tehran University.The University of Tehran, also known as Tehran University and UT, is Iran's oldest and most prestigious university. Based on its historical, socio-cultural and political pedigree, as well as its research and teaching profile, UT has been nicknamed "The mother university of Iran". It is almost always ranked as the best university in Iran in national and international rankings.

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