• gold fish 2018-03-08 14:14

    Goldfish on Haft Seen, to be or not to be?

    Goldfish in fish bowl is more than alternative on Haft Seen, an arrangement of seven symbolic items traditionally displayed during the Iranian New Year holidays, Noruz, starting March 21.

  • sabzeh 2018-03-07 19:38

    Growing sabzeh, an eco-friendly tradition or not

    TEHRAN -- Sabzeh, as one of the items of Haft Seen, an arrangement of seven symbolic items traditionally displayed at the Iranian celebration of the New Year, Noruz, is a symbol of livelihood.

  • needlework 2018-02-28 20:41

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Vibrant needlework lights up Baluchi children’s face

    Scrolling through the Instagram, the vibrant colors of handicrafts and the innocent face of little girls in Baluchi dresses makes you to pause and open photos on @banook page.

  • a survey on persian food 2018-02-25 19:52

    By Samira Mohebali

    Eating like an Iranian: A survey on Persian food

    In this series of articles you can trace cookery art in Iran during history up to present. The survey sheds light on different aspects of Iranian life, culture and civilization.

  • fashion 2018-02-25 19:51

    Iranian app on fashion, clothing to make debut

    TEHRAN -- An Iranian software and application on clothing and fashion will be introduced at the 7th Fajr International Fashion and Clothing Festival.

  • Men and women pose for a photo in Iranian local costumes at Golestan Palace (Photo: Alireza Nasseri)  2018-01-21 12:25

    Golestan Palace, source of inspiration at Fajr festival

    TEHRAN – Tehran’s architectural treasure, the lavish Golestan Palace, will provide Iranian fashion designers with inspiration at the coming edition of Fajr International Fashion and Clothing Festival.

  • Persian handicrafts 2018-01-03 19:50

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Great craft gift ideas for your beloved ones

    Iran is the land of miscellaneous creative handicrafts made by artisans in different parts of the country in the forms of enamel, tile, metalwork, leatherwork and wood carving.

  • behroozi 2017-12-12 11:03

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Stay-at-home or back-to-work?

    If you know the definite answer to this question, you are either not a working woman or not have a baby yet! From the moment the tiny figures touch my skin, all straight answers vanished into thin air.

  • Smiling girl amid ruins of Kermanshah earthquake 2017-11-21 22:21

    Smiling girl amid ruins of Kermanshah earthquake

    A little girl is joyfully smiling alongside a tent and belongings of her family retrieved after a massive earthquake hit the western province of Kermanshah on November 12. Photo: Asal Bigdeli / mizan SB/MQ/MG