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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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Iran Celebrates International Museum Day
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Iran commemorates the International Museum Day (IMD) and Cultural Heritage Week during a celebration held in Tehran. The president of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) Hans-Martin Hinz will attend a ceremony to mark the International Museum Day, which will be held at the National Museum of Iran on May 18.

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Commemoration of Omar Khayyam
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

May 17 is dedicated to the commemoration of Omar Khayyam in the Iranian solar calendar; the calendar which Khayyam has invented himself.

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National Ferdowsi Day
Saturday, May 14, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
May 14 is annually celebrated by Iranians as Fedowsi Day. Many art and cultural festivals are held across the country to commemorate the great Iranian epic poet. Ferdowsi's magnum opus the Shahnameh, or 'The Book of Kings' is considered one of the masterpieces of Persian literature, and has had considerable influence on subsequent literary works.

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Āmeri House - Hotel Wins Top Lighting Award in 2016
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The winners of the Lighting Design Awards 2016, one of the world’s most prestigious honours, have been announced in a red-carpet ceremony on Thursday 5 May at a spectacular ceremony at the London Hilton Park Lane.

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Festival of Rose and Rose Water
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Every year during the second half of May, festival of Rose and Rose Water is being held in Kashan. Many people from different parts of the country and abroad visit Kashan, the hub of Mohammadi Rose in Iran.

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The 29th Tehran International Book Fair
Friday, May 6, 2016

The 29th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) opened its doors to Iranian and foreign visitors after a ceremony attended by Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani.

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Iran Celebrates Persian Poet Sa’adi National Day
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

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

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National Day of Faridoddin Attar Neyshabouri
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

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

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