In today’s Tehran, LED lights have become so much more than just a source of light. They range in color usage and decoration. In many areas of Tehran, these lights are being used to better brighten city bridges, buildings and parks. Reza Nayebi tells us more.
The idea of nature schools started here in Mashhad and, nowadays, it exists in many different Iranian cities. Children in this school have the opportunity to live in nature and with nature and learn by experimenting. At nature school, children get a lot of chances to be creative and make things from wood pieces, clay, sand and stone.
There are over 20 castles, citadels and fortresses in South Khorasan Province. The main reason is because it has always been a strategic region for the central government. Soldiers were trained and prepared to fight invaders. This is the reason why there are also many “Zour-khaneh” or traditional gymnasiums in the region. The sport itself, called “Varzesh-e Bastani,” (which means “ancient sport”) is still quite popular. We went to one of them to take look and learn more.
One of the ancient traditions in Iran is celebrating the “Eve of Yalda.” It is the longest night of the year on the Earth’s northern hemisphere, and also the last night of autumn. From the day after Yalda, when winter begins, day time becomes longer and night time shorter. Hence, Mother Nature obliges us to look more on the bright side.