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A Symphony of Rain and Poetry for the Greatest Prophet

poetry-night-prophet-3 7Berkeh: Poems recited for the Holy Prophet and his family warmed the hearts on a long rainy autumn night. The Third Poetry Night for The Greatest Prophet (PBUH) on 24th of November lasted more than three and a half hours, and the zealous crowd waited till past midnight for more than ten local poets and four special guests to read their poems. Alireza Ghazveh, Saeed Biabanaki and Sadegh Rahmani were the three nationally famous poets who...

The Eighth Sun Rises Again in Gerash

دومین همایش هشتمین آفتاب  گراش 7Berkeh: "The Eighth Sun" is the name of a religious symposium that was held for the second time in Gerash this year, from August 10th to 14th, in Hazrat Abolfazl mosque. The symposium was a commemoration of "Ten Days of Munificence" which is between the birthdays of Hazrat Masoumeh (PBUH) and Imam Reza (PBUH). Therefore, the two administrations of the holy shrines of Imam Reza (Astan Quds Razavi) in Mashhad and Hazrat Masoumeh in Qom, along...

Another Old House Stays Alive in Gerash

Bazdid Saadat (4) 7Berkeh: The old house of Sa'adat, located in the heart of the old bazaar of Gerash, will become a permanent historical and cultural site in near future. Mr. Karim Sa'adat, the present owner of the house, announced this decision on behalf of Sa'adat family as He was visiting the house accompanied by members of his family and active members of Gerash ICOMOS a few days ago. This beautiful house was revitalized in Nourooz (middle of March) in...

Governor: Drug Addiction Is Spreading to Women, Married People and Students

Foroudi the Governor 7Berkeh: “Drug lords are systematic, highly dynamic and creative”, says Mr. Governor, “and there are more than five hundred and forty kinds of traditional and synthetic drugs in our country. Whatever way we choose to fight with drug dealers, they enter from another way. This is why it is so hard to fight with drugs.” Speaking in a small press conference during War on Drugs Week, Asghar Foroudi, Governor of Gerash, was trying to depict...

The Mound of Gaal Registered as National Heritage

Mound of Gaal 7Berkeh: The Mound of Gaal (called “Ba’re Gaal” in local language) was officially registered as the fourteenth national heritage site in Gerash on May 14, 2016. The mound is composed of stone and red soil and is located among palm groves on the south-east of Gerash. Objects and remnants of constructions found around this mound show that this area has been the dwelling place of the first inhabitants of Gerash, reaching back to the Sassanid...

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...