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Photos: Singing Moloudi in Qeshm Island

Photos by Reza Milani, Mehr News Agency

Moloudi is a poetic piece that is song in praise of Prophet Mohammad and his descendants. The piece is song by a person with a good voice, and he's accompanied by the crowd. The photos present here are from a Moloudi ceremony on the occasion of the Prophet's birth on the Iranian island of Qeshm in Persian Gulf. The people of Qeshm are mostly Sunni Moslems.


Qeshm is an island situated in the Strait of Hormuz off the south coast of Iran and east of the Persian Gulf. Qeshm Island is located a few kilometers off the southern coast of Iran, opposite the port cities of Bandar Abbas and Bandar Khamir.

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