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A City Staid with Celebration

Mahi Norooz 7Berkeh: A quiet city is the sign of a long vacation. One day after the beginning of the New Year, the hustle and bustle of the previous days is relocated to the margins Gerash, into the gardens around the city. And the cruelly beautiful weather these days wipes all hesitations. The Solar year of 1395 began yesterday at 8:00:12. The moment is a cultural occasion in all the countries which hold Norouz. People spread Haft-Sin wherever they feel...

Time Traveling in the Old House 02.0

photo_2016-03-15_11-28-55 7Berkeh: “Recreating the life experience of the past in the old house of Sa’adat”, says the billboard at the side of the street. It shows you where to find "Khona Kadim", or the old house, in the heart of the old bazaar of Gerash. Stepping inside the old house, you travel in time and see the past flowing everywhere, from the big yard to every chamber and on the roof. You can take pictures in Gerashi traditional costumes in one chamber,...

Jafarpour Reelected for the 10th Parliament

jafarpoor 7Berkeh: Jamshid Jafarpour succeeded in keeping his seat in the 10th Islamic Parliament. In a rather unexpected victory in the parliamentary elections on February 26, 2016, he was able to get the votes of more than 38 thoudand people in the electorate of Larestan, Khonj and Gerash, and defeat his opponents with a significant margin. Jafarpour is from Lar. The first and second runner-ups in the elections are also from Lar: As’ad Zahedi got...

Kal Surprises

Amir Shahab Razavian 7Berkeh: “Parviz”, “Nahid” and “Farewell Baghdad”. If you know the directors of these movies, Kal Short Film Festival has a surprise for you: their directors are selected as the jury in the 12th festival.  The festival announced the names of the jury members and the special guests for this year, which will be on February 2nd to 4th. Majid Barzegar, the successful filmmaker is a member of the jury, most probably its president. He...

Gerash Welcomes Visionary Witnesses

Shahid Gomnam (1) Haft Berkeh (Gerishna): Gerash welcomed warmly the Visionary Witnesses convoy on Sunday, January 17th, 2016. The convoy carried the holy bodies of 20 Nameless Martyrs through the southern counties of the Fars province. The convoy reached Arad, one of the rural districts of Gerash, on Saturday and moved to Lar to spend the night there. On Sunday afternoon the convoy came to Gerash to be welcomed by a large group of people. It moved through the...

A Poetic Night with Ahle Beit

13940920 Shab Shehr (25) Haft Berkeh: In the first poetry night of “Ahle Beit” in Gerash, twenty poets from Fars and Hormozgan provinces read their occasional religious poems, dedicated to the holy family of the Great Prophet. The poetry night was aptly held in the great salon of Abolfazl (PBUH) mosque on Friday night, December 10th, which was the penultimate night of Safar, a revered month in the lunar calendar, and also the night of Imam Reza’s (PBUH)...

Garden of Hopes on the Stage

bagh arezoha9 Gerishna: Theater in Gerash is mostly limited to either religious dramatizations or low-comic interludes of farces, both aiming for common, public audience. There are few theater-lovers in Gerash who like to stage serious drama, aiming for a more elite audience. Ali Fakhri is one of them, who directed “Garden of Hopes” which was on the stage from November 22nd to 27th. “Garden of Hopes” is a short naturalistic drama written by Mohammad...

Haj Hassan Was Received in His Hometown Soil

Haj Hassan Khajepour Funeral (2) Gerishna: Haj Hassan Khajehpour, a victim of the tragedy of Mena in Mecca, was carried today on the waves of wails and tears to be buried in the Martyrs’ Paradise of Gerash. Old and young, man and woman, student and tradesman; people from every walks of life were present in perhaps the most crowded funeral procession in Gerash. There have been several ceremonies before today for Haj Hassan’s death. His funeral ceremony will still go on for...

A Society to Resuscitate Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage Society Gerishna: A few months after establishing the Office of Cultural Heritage and Tourism of Gerash, the first meeting of Gerash Cultural Heritage Society was held on Saturday, October 3rd. The society is actually a helping hand for the office in each city. The head of the society is the Governor, and the other members are the managers of the Office of Cultural Heritage and Tourism, Culture and Islamic Guidance, Education, Mayor’s Office and the...

Gerash, Bereaved in the Tragedy of Mena, Still Awaits Its Martyr

HassanKhajehpoor-Mena Gerishna: The piercing pain of what happened in Mena in this year’s Haj reaches every corner of the Islamic world, even the whole world. Gerash, too, lost one of its young men in this disaster: Hassan Khajehpour. The day of the disaster, Khajepour was reported to be among the multitude of the missing persons. Four days later, his body was identified among the deceased. To this day, 464 Iranian people have been identified as deceased, and many...