Mon Oct 26, 2015 9:45AM
Mourners marching in a procession marking the martyrdom of Abbas ibn Ali, the half-brother of Imam Hussein (AS), in the northwestern Iranian city of Zanjan on October 22, 2015. (ISNA Photo)
Mourners marching in a procession marking the martyrdom of Abbas ibn Ali, the half-brother of Imam Hussein (AS), in the northwestern Iranian city of Zanjan on October 22, 2015. (ISNA Photo)
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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, Imam Hussein (AS). He stood for everything good as he stood up for devotion, honor and all that is right. He faced evil in its rawest form; the tyrant Yazid.

This feature is about Iran's past and present art of Epigraphy. The reporter explains how inscriptions developed in the Islamic era in Iran as shown in the National Museum. Also, he visits master calligrapher Ahad Torabi at his house where he presents his inscriptions that are in Nastaliq script. He shows his work that has been sent off to Imamzadeh Saleh mausoleum and some other few mosques.

In this feature, we visit an exhibition that has displayed great paintings on architecture, otherwise known as architectural paintings. These works have been displayed for the first time in the country.

In this segment, the reporter explores Park-e-Razi, a 25 hectare park with a Cultural Center, outdoor and indoor sports grounds, a library, a handicraft market, a lighthouse, an amusement park, an inline skating rink and a huge 3 hector artificial lake. The complex hosts activities, completions, educational courses etc. It offers plenty of fun and activities all within a warm and pleasant atmosphere. The aim of the complex is to bring families and friends together.