Art And Cultural Places

Local Music and Dances, East Azarbayjan

Sunday, 23 December 2007 09:08 administrator
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From ancient times the music of Azarbayjan owed its fame to the presence of the 'Ashiqs' who were self made artisans contributed to the local music by composing lyrics and displaying their ability on the musical instruments in use. They performed in various ceremonies thereby securing an income too. Beside this special form of music other tunes are also played by different performs, being the music played throughout the other parts of Iran.

Local and Regional Foods, East Azarbayjan

Sunday, 23 December 2007 09:07 administrator
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Azarbayjan is well known for its colorful and variety in cuisine. Breakfast is accompanies with a wide range of jams, cream, a variety of fresh bread and…. For lunch and dinner a number of dishes made out of meat, vegetables accompanied by a variety of pickles. To name a few of the 'Aash' of a kind of soup: Aash Sheer, Aash Dooq, Aash Aanar, Aash Maast, Koofteh or Meat-Balls such as Koofteh Tabrizy, Turkey, and Koofteh Farangi. Other dishes such as Badamjan Shekam Pareh, a vaiety of Kookoos and the famous 'Chelo-Kabab and Kabab (Turkish) to name a few.

Handicrafts and Souvenirs, East Azarbayjan

Sunday, 23 December 2007 09:06 administrator
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The province of East Azarbayjan is reputed for its handicrafts in Iran namely a variety of carpets, rugs, Kilims (coarse carpet), Jajeem (loosely woven cloth), satchels, shawls, earthenware, ceramic vessels, baskets, wooden articles, materials woven out of silk or wool, embroidered fabrics, crochet articles, towels, blankets, local shoes, silverware and jewelry. Nuts and dry fruits are also important items of this area and are highly favored everywhere.

Wildlife Museum, Tabriz

Sunday, 23 December 2007 09:03 administrator
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This museum displays a variety of taxidermy specimens of animals and species found in the province of Azarbayjan.

Mashrootiyat (The Constitution) Museum, Tabriz

Sunday, 23 December 2007 09:02 administrator
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This ancient building or 'house' was the gathering place for the constitutional revolutionary leaders. In the year (1868 AD) This building was constructed by the leader of the movement 'Haj Mehdi Koozeh Kanani'.

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