12th pomegranate festival to be held in Badrud

"The opening ceremony of the 12th pomegranate festival of Badrud will be held on November 22, with the presence of the national and provincial officials and authorities," the head of the cultural heritage representation of Badrud said.

Isfahan (IMNA) – "The pomegranate of Badrud is well known for its high quality. Therefore, it has been decided to hold the pomegranate festival to introduce this product to all people," Seyed Hossein Chakeri said.

"The pomegranate festival has been registered in the calendar of the cultural heritage organization in 2006; each year, Badrud hosts many tourists and travelers in late November and early December," he added.

"This festival includes various programs such as holding handicrafts and local souvenirs exhibition, playing local games, establishing a pomegranate painting station for children and teenagers, desert Rally competition, and also many other cultural programs," he continued.

"More than one hundred booths will be established in the 12th pomegranate festival, that 30 of them are dedicated to selling pomegranate and its derivations like grenadine, pomegranate juice, and handicrafts," he said.

Badrud is one of the counties of Isfahan, which is located at 30 kilometers to Natanz. This desert city is located along the transit road of Tehran-Bandar Abbas, and next to the Agha Ali Abbas holy shrine. More than 3.5 million tourists and pilgrims travel to this place each year. 350 pilgrim residencies, and a hotel in the holy shrine host the pilgrims and tourists during this festival.

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