Tuesday 20 August 2019


Municipal official: 104 cultural programs planned for Arbaeen mourning ceremony
ایجاد شده توسط : Admin5ir19 در 10/29/2018 12:30:38 PM

Head of Tehran Municipality Cultural Department Abolfazl Rafei said 104 cultural programs will be held on the occasion of Arbaeen mourning ceremony.

He added the special cultural programs of this year will be held on the three frontiers of Shalamcheh, Mehran and Chazabeh, as well as the 22 Districts of Tehran.

Commenting on the Tehran Municipality’s programs for this year's Arbaeen rituals, he said various cultural activities has been planned.

He added the Districts of 4, 5 and 6 of Tehran Municipality are in charge of holding the cultural programs at the border terminals of Shalamcheh, Mehran and Chazabeh.

The Arbaeen mourning ceremony is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world. It marks the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), Imam Hussein (AS), the third Imam of the Shia Muslims.

Every year millions of Iranians travel to the holy cities of Iraq to perform Arbaeen pilgrimage. This year Arbaeen falls on October 30.