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Turkish festival presents Iran Iftar photo exhibit
Iranian Iftar (file photo)
Iranian Iftar (file photo)
Mon Jul 30, 2012 2:16PM
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Iran has participated in Ankara International Ramadan Festival in Turkey featuring photos on the Iranian traditions in the holy month of Ramadan.


A collection including 45 pictures that have been selected from four previous festivals represent Iran at its pavilion in Turkish international festival.

The photos mainly showcase various Iranian traditions related to fast-breaking dinner (Iftar) among different ethnic groups in the country.

A number of unique and precious copies of the Holy Qur’an have been also exhibited at Iran’s pavilion which is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance as well as the Institute of Contemporary Art Development.

International Ramadan Festival is annually held in the holy month of Ramadan in the Turkish capital city of Ankara. Each year about 31 countries take part in this big festival to present their traditions and customs which are particularly related to Iftar.

Iftar is the evening meal (right after sunset time) with which Muslims break their fast during the month of Ramadan.

The exhibition kicked off on July 29 and will run until August 1, 2012.

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