Iranian new year

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  • Last hours of New Year

    Last hours of New Year

    Iranian people have spilled into streets to buy the last stuff of the New Year!

  • Persian New Year not well known globally

    Persian New Year not well known globally

    "Persian New year, unlike the Christian or Chinese New Year, doesn’t attract foreign tourists; this is the weak point for Iran," Jamshid Jafarpour, the member of the Cultural Commission of Islamic Consultative Assembly said.

  • Half the world shining in Nowruz

    Half the world shining in Nowruz

    The CEO of beautification organization of Isfahan municipality announced the installation of 20 lighting urban elements throughout the city, and said, "These elements will be installed in the main areas of the city, on the eve of beginning the New Year."

  • Isfahan ready to host spring

    Isfahan ready to host spring

    "Coincide with the beginning of the New Year, 400 urban elements will be installed in 15 municipal districts of the city," the head of beautification organization of travel service coordination headquarter of Isfahan said.

  • Goldfish symbol of good luck

    Goldfish symbol of good luck

    Iran (IMNA) - A fish bowl with one or some goldfish is one of the main items of Haft Seen; though it does not start with "S" in Persian. Some people believe that it is the symbol of life and good luck; the red color of goldfish stands for kindness, victory, and livelihood. Over the past years, environmentalists urged people not to buy goldfish, since they are imprisoned in a jar and finally they are doomed to die, while Nowrouz itself is the celebration of rebirth, health, wealth, hope, and livelihood. Although, as it appears, some people cannot emit goldfish from their Haft Seen table; therefore, the best way is to learn how to buy healthy goldfish, take care of them appropriately and finally drop them in running waters.

  • No dangerous Chaharshanbe Suri

    No dangerous Chaharshanbe Suri

    The first specialized meeting of public relations managers of fire departments of Iranian metropolises was held in Tehran Fire Department in order to unify environmental advertising regarding the last Wednesday of the year (Chahar Shanbeh Soori) in the form of a campaign under the title of "No dangerous Chaharshanbe Suri".