Aspects of Iran
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Ramadan in Tehran
The blessed month of Ramadan is regarded very special in the Muslim community. Muslims across the world cherish and value this month and celebrate it in any way they can.
Passengers of Light
In this report, we will find out why many tourists travel to remote border regions where more than one million soldiers lost their lives from 1980 to 1988.
The Lovely Mashhad
Recently Mashhad has been considered as the Islamic capital of Iran. It is not only a famous religious destination, but also a historical city.
The Baysonqor Quran, which is written in the Muhaqqaq script, is one of the largest handwritten copies of the Quran.
Muharram Art Gallery
The tragic events that took place during the Battle of Karbala leave their mark on anyone who gets to know about them, regardless of culture and religion.
Ashura: The Lessons Learned
How much do you know about the “Tragedy of Karbala”? A historic battle with lessons that are still relevant in modern times.
The word Fitr stands for blooming and taking form in a framework that was designed for obedience, refinement and deepening one’s understanding of God. When a person who has dedicated 30 days of his life to worship and prayer finds himself in that reforming transition, it is time for Fitr: time for blooming. After a whole month of offering their obedience to God, people observe this day with great joy and enthusiasm while they are spiritually rewarded for their pure deeds. By Reza Nayebi & Alirez
Iftar in Tehran
There is a reason that our country is named "The Islamic Republic of Iran". For us Iranians, our religion is our life and with that being said the month of Ramadan is the holiest of holy months. In this feature, the reporter shows how Iftar (the breaking of the fast) takes place in Tehran. By Reza Nayebi & Alireza Honarjou - 2016
Holy Sites in Babol
The city of Babol has many places to see and some of the most important parts of the city are its Religious sites, from Mosques to tekeeyas. The city has many beautiful and historically rich religious places. By Reza Nayebi & Amin Safaripour - 2016
The history of Armenian migration to Iran goes back to thousands of years ago. Since then the community of Iranian-Armenians has played an important role in the development of our country. Iranian-Armenians are one of the strongest and most active groups of Armenians in Diaspora and they have done some great political, economical and cultural contributions to our society. By Shahriar Azimi & Hossein Mokarrami - 2016
In this program the reporter talks about Heyat and its characteristics. It has roots in Islam and Shia philosophy but not limited to religious activities. It is the Iranian version of NGO and for many years Heyats have been providing support to local communities like neighborhoods and ethnic groups all around Iran. Heyat is the ultimate expression of teamwork in an almost flat and democratic organization which is formed and run by people. Their peak of work is during the month of Muharam when th
one of the holiest months of the year in the Muslim calendar is Muharram. The month is a time to mourn one of the greatest heroes of Islam, Hussien Ibn Ali. He stood for everything good as he stood up for love, honor and all that is right. He faced evil in its rawest form; the tyrant Yazid. By Reza Nayebi & Hossein Mokarrami - 2015
Hazrat Masoumeh's Holy Shrine
The shrine of Fatema Masumeh is located in Qom which is considered by Shia Muslims to be the second most sacred city in Iran after Mashhad. Fatima Masumeh was the sister of the eighth Imam (Imam Reza) and the daughter of the seventh Imam (Musa al-Kazem). By Reza Nayebi & Alireza Masoumi - 2015
The month of Ramadan is the holiest of holy months. Yet it's so much more than just fasting and praying. During Ramadan, activities basically begin after sunset. By Reza Nayebi & Alireza Honarjou - 2015
Every year, Tehran holds the international Quran exhibition during the holy month of Ramadan. Let’s take a closer look at the different sections of this year’s exhibition which also includes artworks by foreign artists. By Gisoo Misha Ahmadi & Ata Javid – 2015
In this feature, Reza Nayebi takes us to the holy city of Qom to see The Jamkaran Mosque. This mosque is one of the holy sites to pray and marvel at. by Reza Nayebi & Amin Safaripour - 2015
The Holy Shrine of Imam Reza
The northeastern city of Mashhad is a popular tourist destination. Each year millions of tourists and pilgrims visit the holy shrine of Imam Reza there. But there’s more to the city than its religious side. The local bazaar is a must see. By Gisoo Misha Ahmadi & Ata Javid - 2014
Religious Sites in Shiraz
In this feature, our reporter takes us to the main religious sites of Shiraz. First we visit Nasir-al-Mulk Mosque, then the Vakil Mosque and finally Shah Cheragh Mausoleum. by Pedram Khodadadi & Kianoosh Altafi - 2015
Historic Buildings in Kish Island
In this report, we’re going to take a stroll in the past to visit locations that will take us backk to about 800 years ago.
A Paradise for Book Lovers
Tehran's Book Garden is one of the greatest cultural projects in Iran and the biggest in the world.
Silk farming has a long history in Iran. In this report we will take a look at the different stages of silk production from A to Z.
Cartoons & Caricatures in Iran
They speak with a visual language, understood by everyone around the world. They trigger a laugh, and that’s a reaction common among all people.
Historical Sites in Najafabad
The city of Najaf-Abaad in the province of Isfahan was established during the Safavid Period in the 16th century and has many beautiful castles and buildings.
30th Intl. Film Festival for Children
Once again in the central city of Isfahan, it is time to set sail on an incredible journey to uncover a mystery or even a foreign planet!
Handicrafts in Sistan & Balouchestan
While travelling, many people like to collect little souvenirs to take home with them as a reminder of the places they’ve been to, and the people they’ve met.
The Art of Recycling
Bahram Ashofteh is a junk artist who makes remarkable sculptures from recyclable metal and car parts.
Those who are looking for a different type of souvenir to take back home from Iran now have a new option.