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03/09/17

PHOTOS: House-Cleaning in Esfidan Village, North Khorasan, to welcome Norooz

Photos by Vahid Khademi, Islamic Republic News Agency

Spring is around the corner. The arrival of spring also coincides with the beginning of the Persian New Year Norooz. This is a festive occasion for Iranians and many other countries in the region. The arrival of new year also means a fresh start. Cleaning and dusting the house in advance of arrival of Norooz is one of the important customs for the people.  These photos show the people in the village of Esfidan busy with their Norooz house cleaning ritual.


Esfidan (Persian: اسفيدان‎‎) (map) is a village in Garmkhan Rural District, Bojnord County, North Khorasan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 1,949, in 530 families. Esfidan is one of the most beautiful villages in Iran, and it enjoys a pleasant climate. The village is located 45 kilometers southeast of the city of Bojnord in a lush valley surrounded with tall mountains. Esfidan is a popular tourist attraction in North Khorasan.



















































 

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