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Parvin E’tesami

April 4 was the Remembrance Day of Parvin E’tesami. Parvin is known as “The most famous” 20th Century Iranian female poet (1907–1941). She grew up ...
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Languages Are Fluid

Did you know that: In France ‘entrée’ stands for ‘hors d’oeuvre’ or ‘appetizer’ and not the main course? And so the ‘manicure’ comes from the ...
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Mehregan (مهرگان), The Celebration of Autumn

Mehregan is a Zoroastrian and Persian festival celebrated to honor the yazata Mithra (Persian: Mehr‎). Mehr is responsible for friendship, affection and love. It is ...
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A Tribute To Sa’di Shirazi

Today I came across this beautiful poem from Sa’adi Shirazi. بنی آدم اعضای یکدیگرند که در آفرينش ز یک گوهرند چو عضوى به درد آورد ...
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Doing Business in Iran: The French Connection

Farsi, or Persian, is my mother tongue. Like English, Farsi has taken a large amount of loan words from the French language, despite being structurally ...
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Happy Persian New Year

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Happy Holidays!

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Sassanid Art

Ancient Persian Art (Sassanid Art) Articles The Sassanid Art was created by the ingenuity of its founder Ardashir and moved towards excellence in a specified ...
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