Four handicrafts of North Khorasan Province, including Kurdish tablecloth, charouq, chadorshab and gemstone necklace, have received the UNESCO Seal of Excellence, said the director general of the provincial cultural heritage, handicrafts and tourism department.
Historic bazaar of Tabriz in Iran’s East Azarbaijan province could sustain a blaze, which erupted around 10 p.m. on Wednesday, a fortune that provincial tourism chief attributes to rounds of previous restoration work on the UNESCO-tagged marketplace.
The University of Birjand in South Khorasan Province is hosting the first international conference on tourism in Lut Desert in eastern Iran, which is a UNESCO-inscribed and the world's 27th-largest desert.
On the eve of the first day of winter, the winter solstice, sometime between December 21 and 22, a Persian nocturnal celebration will be celebrated in Iran. It is commonly known as 'Yalda' (Night of Birth), or 'Shab-e Chelle', for 'chelle' meaning 40, and Yalda celebration takes place 40 days prior to the Zoroastrian fire festival of Sadeh, according to the Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies.
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