Qalishuyan Heritage

The Qalishuyan is the 1,000-year-old ritual of Mashhad Ardehal is the only religious ceremony in Persia that history is according to the solar-agricultural calendar. This ritual is known as "Qali (Carpet) Friday". This is a symbolic ritual of martyrdom, the...

Narration of Persia

Introduction Through the rich history of Persia, few cultural elements have remained intact, one of which is the art of narration. Ever since Aryans entered the plateau of Iran, they brought this way of performance art with themselves through which...

Kamancheh

Introduction Kamancheh could be considered one of the national and novel instruments of Persia with a long history in the Orient. Through the historical pages of Baluchistan, an instrument named ghaychak is found and is similar to ghazhak or ghazh,...

Master Shajarian

Introduction A voice that has revived traditional Persian music and played a role like Ferdowsi (a poet who preserved the Persian language for 900 years) in literature for the music world. A hero of the art world who interlaced the...

Chogan and Horse Culture

The horse, a special animal that, ever since the beginning of civilization, has been tamed by humans. The creature has accompanied humans, from carrying loads to partaking in ceremonies. There’s not much information available on how exactly this animal was...

Kalpuregan

Introduction The vast land of Sistan and Baluchistan, the place with such a rich history associated with legends and narrations of great poets, is known as one of the few main genesis centers of pottery around the world. Kalpuregan is...

Nowruz

For thousands of years, Nowruz has been celebrated by the Persians. This ancient ceremony is celebrated every year on 1 Farvardin (the first month in Persian Calendar), roughly 20 April, to welcome the new year and the spring, which brings...