Persian culture

Persian Wedding Ceremony: Everything you need to know about Persian wedding

Persian Wedding Ceremony: Everything you need to know about Persian wedding

Unlike other cultures Persian wedding is an event which is celebrated at its best from ancient times with a large assembly and feastings without sparing expenses, and still remains the same even though their culture has hugely affected by Islamic religion and traditions.   Source: http://www.weddinghall.ir/ Persian wedding process is started from a tradition called “Khastegari” which is the process of asking the hand of a woman. In early days most marriages were arranged by families and therefore this tradition was highly practiced. Parents of the groom will take him to see...
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Festival of Fire (Chahar Shanbeh Soori)

Festival of Fire (Chahar Shanbeh Soori)

The eve of the last Tuesday of Iranian calendar is considered as Chahar Shanbeh Soori or Festival of Fire. People in all parts of Iran celebrate this festival with light and fire. As a result, you can see bonfires being lit up in almost all the public places. People in Iran celebrate Chahar Shanbeh Soori with fire with the hope of achieving happiness and enlightenment throughout the upcoming year. First of all, it is important to have a clear understanding about how the Chahar Shanbeh Soori originated. As per the historical information, the festival of fire dates back to 1,700BC. During...
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Nowruz: Persian New Year

Nowruz: Persian New Year

Nowruz can be considered as the traditional Iranian festival, which is being held every year in collaboration with Persian New Year. The festival starts along with the beginning of spring. In other words, this festival is celebrated by people on 20th and 21st of March every year. The name of the festival has been derived from Avestan, which refers to a new day. Iranians who live in every corner of the world celebrate Nowruz along with few other ethnolinguistic groups. People have been celebrating this festival for a period of more than 3,000 years. Nowruz day marks the beginning of...
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