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Pahlevani and zoorkhaneh rituals in Iran

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Iran Visa: Varzesh-e Pahlavani, widely known as Varzesh-e Bastani by mistake for the past seventy years, was originally an academy of physical training and a nursery for warriors against foreign invaders similar in purpose to Korean, Japanese and Chinese martial arts. However, throughout the last three thousand years it acquired, and was enriched with, different components of moral, ethical, philosophical, ...

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Iranian children honored at Hong Kong painting competition

Iran Visa: Iranian children have been honored at the 2nd International Children’s Painting Competition in Hong Kong. Mitra Deylami won a medal from the competition, organizers announced last week. Sahar Maleklu, Rana Musapur, Ashkan Abbasi, Parsa Jamshidpur, Atefeh Ahmadi, Anita Sarvari and Donya Nasirkhani received honorable mentions. The children’s artworks, which were on the theme of “My Country’s Culture”, will go ...

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