10 Jan 2018
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Rose Water Festival

Every year during the second half of May, festival of Rose and Rose Water is being held in Kashan. Many people from different parts of the country and abroad visit Kashan, the hub of Mohammadi Rose in Iran.

The season for picking rose and preparing rosewater is from early May to mid-June.

In early May, the scent of rose spreads over different areas of Kashan, such as Qamsar Joshqan Qali, Barzak and Niasar.


Also known as: Chaharshanbe Soori Festival, Persian Festival of Fire, Red Wednesday

Only days before the Iranian New Year, most Persians come out to celebrate Chaharshanbe Suri.
Meaning the celebration of Wednesday or Red Wednesday, Chaharshanbe Suri is a public Persian festival dating back to ancient times. It takes place on the last Tuesday eve of the year, before the vernal equinox in mid-March.

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