Art And Cultural Places


Rasht Museum, Rasht

Thursday, 27 December 2007 05:32 administrator
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The Rasht Museum extends over an area of 560 sq. m. and is a double storeyed structure. These premises belonged to Mirza Hossein Khan Kasmaie, (an ally of Mirza Kuchak Khan Jangali). The same was purchased by the Cultural and Arts Organization in 1970. After the required renovations, the structure was converted into a museum.
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Local Music and Dances, Gilan

Thursday, 27 December 2007 05:06 administrator
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Music in Gilan, contrary to other parts of Iran, reveals to be of various types. This difference in particular can be noted in areas such as Talesh, Daylaman and Espily. In the Talesh region there are three basic kinds of melodies, i.e., "Qadim Dastan", "Talesh Dastan" and "Tazeh Dastan". In the province, melodies are usually related to the life style of the inhabitants and are inspired from subjects such as rustic life. Some of the rhymes are chanted along with the appropriate dances, whereas others are cordial. Lamentations that are colloquial are common, besides lullabies, love songs and nursery rhymes. The famous musical groups of Gilan are the Ashiq Gilan, Gil Ava, Saba and Sarang.
 

Local and Regional Foods, Gilan

Thursday, 27 December 2007 05:06 administrator
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The regional cuisine of Gilan province offers a wide array of colorful dishes. Breakfast brings forth a variety of jams accompanied with the traditional types of bread and....... Lunch and dinner display umpteen kinds of meat, vegetable, leafy vegetable dishes accompanied by pickles of all sorts.
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Local and Regional Foods, Gilan

Thursday, 27 December 2007 04:51 administrator
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The regional cuisine of Gilan province offers a wide array of colorful dishes. Breakfast brings forth a variety of jams accompanied with the traditional types of bread and....... Lunch and dinner display umpteen kinds of meat, vegetable, leafy vegetable dishes accompanied by pickles of all sorts.
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Handicrafts and Souvenirs, Gilan

Thursday, 27 December 2007 04:50 administrator
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The most famous handicrafts of the province are: wooden articles, hand woven textiles, carpets, jajeems (or a type of loosely woven woolen material), Kilims (or a coarse type of carpet), silk weaves, earthenware and wooden vessels, statues, felt articles, wicker work, bamboo products, crochet articles, cotton fabrics and ........
 


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