Iranians celebrate the nuclear agreement in Tehran, Iran, on July 14, 2015. The deal ushered in a new era for Iran's relations with the world.
Iranians celebrate the nuclear agreement in Tehran, Iran, on July 14, 2015. The deal ushered in a new era for Iran's relations with the world. "If the deal is implemented, the wall of distrust between Iran and western powers will be gradually demolished," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said. (Xinhua/Ahmad Halabisaz)

Many big cities in Iran looked empty and unpopulated as most of the Iranians moved out of their houses, heading for parks, gardens or countryside to enjoy the company of friends and family members in picnic.

Iranians celebrate the nuclear agreement in Tehran, Iran on, July 14, 2015. The deal ushered in a new era for Iran's relations with the world. "If the deal is implemented, the wall of distrust between Iran and western powers will be gradually demolished," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said. (Xinhua/Ahmad Halabisaz)
Iranians celebrate (Xinhua/Ahmad Halabisaz)

As a national tradition since ancient times, people threw away the green sprouts, known as Sabzeh, which had been prepared for the first day of new year on March 20.

Another popular tradition of the occasion is knotting blades of grass by young unmarried girls in the hope to marry soon, and to express their wish for good fortune in life and love.

While the young girls were singing and knotting the blades of grass, the young boys played games and sports. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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