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Hasani Resigns from City Council, Runs for Parliament Elections

AliAsgharHassani Gerishna: Ali Asghar Hasani, the President of the City Council of Gerash for the last two years and the former Member of Parliament, resigned from the City Council to run for the parliament elections for the second time. Hasani was MP for Larestan, Khonj and Gerash in the Eighth Islamic Parliament of Iran, from May 2008 to May 2012. He intended to run for the elections for the second time in 2012, but he did not receive the accreditation of the...

A Dowry Parade for Easy Marriage

ezdevag asan1 Gerishna: What is yet another way to persuade the young generation to marry? And not just any kind of marriage. How can they be persuaded to take it easy? Perhaps if the newly-married destitute couples received a pickup full of dowry, and if the other saw a caravan or dowries … Perhaps this is how two charity groups in Gerash, the Imam Zein-al-Abedin mosque and Vali Asr Charity Center, came to the idea of boarding ten dowries (including a...

Construction of Gold Bazaar Began with Debates in the Background

Gold Bazar Gerishna: The construction of Gold Bazaar of Gerash began on May 24th at the center of the city, among a rather late debate between pros and cons of the project. The jewelers’ guild, the City Council and the mayor are advocates of this project because, they argue, it heightens the security of the whole trade, and also has a huge influence on the economy and the general development of the city. On the other side, some of the activists in the...

Health Week Specials Menu

salamat2 Gerishna: This year’s slogan for “Health Week”, from 21st to 27th of April, was “Food Safety, from the farm to the table”. However, most of the special programs of the health network of Gerash, on top of which stands the College of Medical Sciences, were not directly related to this slogan. The week began in Tuesday morning, April 21st, with a symbolic gesture: ringing a “health chime” in an elementary school and entertaining the...

Fifth Quran Olympiad Is Held in Gerash

Olampiyad Gerishna: The Fifth Quran and Itrat (The Prophet’s Kinship) Olympiad, which is a competition for students of the Quranic Sciences Colleges all around Iran, was inaugurated on Tuesday, April 21st, in Gerash. The Olympiad will be closed tomorrow, on Friday, April 24th, in the amphitheater of Gerash College of Medicine. Dr. Nejati, dean of the Quranic Sciences College of Gerash, and the first speaker in the inauguration ceremony, welcomed...

Invitation to Gulistan and Bustan in Sa’di’s Day

SaadiShirazi Gerishna: April 21st is called “Sa’di’s Day” in Iranian calendar to celebrate the grandeur of one of the pillars of Persian literature from the 13th century A.D. Abū-Muhammad Muslih al-Dīn bin Abdallāh Shīrāzī, better known in Iran as Sa’di Shirazi has a role comparable to Shakespeare in English literature, since he shaped the Persian language through his verse and prose. Two of his masterpieces of didactic literature, Gulistan...

Batman Searchlights on Kalat

IMG_1707 Gerishna: “When time comes, when dire times come, you uncover the searchlight on Kalat, and the Dark Night comes to save Gotham, AKA Gerash!” Either this, or you are reminded of World War II movies by the searchlights on Kalat! There is a symbolic side to everything you do to make a city more beautiful. Look at these pictures of the two powerful searchlights that were installed on Kalat last week, seen from a 5 kilometers distance. Are we...

Life Flows again in Alipour’s Old House

13940103 (1) Gerishna: Small vases sitting harmoniously around the palm tree in the middle of the old house; A traditional “winter room” decorated as a wedding chamber; Traditional furniture in a room with 5 doors; Amazing photos of the monuments and landscapes of Gerash displayed in the rooms of the second floor; Men taking pictures in traditional costumes; Men and women saying their prayers in one of the terraces; The lonely palm tree in the middle of...

۱۱th Kal Short Film Festival Turns toward Cultural Heritage

13931220 Kal (8) Gerishna: “Having a local outlook and using our cultural heritage is the best route to globalization,” said Mr. Hormozi, the spokesperson of the City Council of Gerash in the inauguration ceremony of 11th Kal Short Film Festival. It was an apt remark for a festival whose turn toward cultural heritage this year was evident from the beginning. There was even a tour of Gerash cultural sites in the festival schedule, guided by ICOMOS Society of...

Sadegh Rahmani Became Director of Culture Radio

Sadegh Rahmani Gerishna: Sadegh Rahmani, the nationally acclaimed poet and journalist, was appointed the director of Culture Radio (Radio Farhang), the second most-heard radio in Iran. Mr. Rahmani was born in Gerash 49 years ago, and still has a great influence on the cultural and literary activities of Gerash, especially from the position of Managing Director of Haft Berkeh Cultural Institute. Rahmani has worked in Culture Radio for 15 years, and was the...