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Mr. Hartmut Niemann, the Author of the book "The Encyclopedia of Iranian Tourism" with the Tour Leader from Germany at noon today had a meeting with the Director General of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of County and he announced the design of a tour which will be called "Let's Harvest Barberry and Saffron".

In order to restore the original value of World Heritage of the Akbariyeh Garden, the façade at the entrance is to be restored based on historical evidences.

The Seven Pulpits is one of the ‘Muharram’ rituals which are held at sun set on the day of ‘Tasoua’ by women. The old and young women and girls light candles in some places where there is a shrine.

The Office Manager of the Akbariyeh Garden of World Heritage gave information of the store on the east side of the Akbariyeh Garden has started to be renovated to be used as a Library.

The first Minstrelsy House east of the Country and the Lamentation Reading Office of Southern Khorasan will be opened tonight at the Khezr Hosseiniyeh in Birjand.
From a report from the Public Relations Department of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Administration of Southern Khorasan, the Director General of Cultural Heritage Administrationof County said: “The Mourning Ceremony will be held in the ‘Minstrelsy House of the County’ on the 20th, 21st, and 22nd of October 2015”.

Delivery of more than 51 carpets to the Cultural Heritage
During the common Memorandum of Understanding between the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism and the Endowments and Religious Administrations of the County, the Participatory Carpet Museum will be launched next year.

During this year (2015) attempts to revive three local Handicrafts is on the agenda of the Assistant of Handicrafts of Southern Khorasan.
From a report from the Public Relations Department of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Administration of Southern Khorasan, the Assistant of Handicrafts of the County said: “The products of Iran, in terms of color, vitality, quality and diversity are in a favorable position”.

The Head of the Protection unit of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of the County with the Head of the Protection Unit of the Environment visited and spoke about joint patrols of places and historic buildings.

Flag Parade (AlamGardani) is a mourning ceremony in county of Southern Khorasan. Many years ago when important persons died and later formed beliefs of the Islamic religion, the colour and shape of religious traditions were implemented as one of the mourning methods during the month of Muharram.. In this event some of the persons who keep the flags known as Alam chi, and holy leaders on the funeral procession carry the flags to the people’s houses and make offerings.

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