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Qara Kelisa, St. Thaddeus Church: Day of St. Thaddeus
Monday, July 25, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Qara Kelisa is one of the religious monuments belonging to the Armenians located south of Maku and 20 km northeast of Chaldoran region near a village of the same name in Iran’s West Azarbaijan province. Iran’s Qara Kelisa will honor the memory of Saint Thaddeus and his faithful followers during a ceremony in the northern province of West Azarbaijan.

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In Honor of Iran's Icon of Contemporary Cinema
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Internationally-acclaimed Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami has passed away in France where he had been receiving treatment for cancer.

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Coffeehouse Painting
Saturday, June 25, 2016

Behdad Kadkhodazadeh
The prime time for flourishing of this way of popular painting was the Qajar era, especially later years of the Qajar period and in coffeehouses of big cities. It was in this period that house painters like their peers in other professions, flocked to coffeehouses and spent their leisure time with narrators, those reading poems from Shahnameh, and eulogizers. A large number of these dexterous painters came from this group of house painters and those painters, whose main specialty was to paint on plaster and tiles.

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Tea in Iranian Culture
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
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.

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The Art of Minakari
Sunday, June 19, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
The art of Minakari or Enamelling is called miniature of fire as well as the decoration of metal and tile with mina glaze. Minakari or Enamelling is the art of painting, colouring and ornamenting the surface of metals by fusing over it brilliant colours that are decorated in an intricate design.

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Tehran Grand Bazaar
Saturday, June 18, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Tehran Grand Bazaar is a historical market situated in the capital of Iran, Tehran. Traditionally, the Tehran bazaar was split into corridors, each specialising in different types of goods, including copper, carpets, paper, spices, and precious metals, as well as small traders selling all types of goods. Today, modern goods are available as well, in addition to the many traditional corridor traders that still survive.

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Persian Cuisine for Ramadan
Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Ramadan is the 9th month of the Muslim calendar and is a time of prayer, reflection, fasting and self-sacrifice.

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June 10 Marks the World Handicrafts Day
Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
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.

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Ramadan Cuisine in Islamic Countries
Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam. The month lasts 29–30 days based on the visual sightings of the crescent moon, according to numerous biographical accounts compiled in the hadiths.

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Tehran Turns into Gallery Town Again
Saturday, May 28, 2016

Tehran looks very different now; if you are walking the streets of the Iranian capital these days, make sure to turn your eyes upward, or you will miss the chance to see the biggest art gallery in existence. Copies of famous works of art, including many by prominent Western and Iranian artists, appeared  on billboards and tableaus across the capital city of Tehran. 

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