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08/16/16

From Sa'dabad to Zanjan: First all-women car rally to be held in Iran


(photo by Alireza Zainali, IRIB News)

TEHRAN - The first women-only car rally in Iran will be held on August 23-28, it was announced at a press conference at Sa'dabad Palace in Tehran last week. The rally will start at Sa'dabad Tourism Complex in Tehran and will end in the city of Zanjan, passing through Iranian provinces of Alborz and Qazvin.


Press conference at Sa'dabad Palace
(photo by Alireza Zainali, IRIB News)

Concurrent with the rally, a festival will be held at Sa'dabad with industrial and art pavilions for women. Also, at the end of the rally, competitions will be held in the areas of photography, painting and cooking,


(photo by Alireza Zainali, IRIB News)

According to the organizers, the goals of this rally and festival is bringing attention to the less known tourism sites, expanding women sports tourism, creating a happy mood, elevating the level of of women sports, creating a healthy environment for competition and increasing the self-confidence of women.


April 2015 file photo: Women participating at the Middle East cart rally in Iran

 

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