The 9th International Tourism Festival has kicked off on Tuesday in Tehran, the opening ceremony has seen Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli and Masoud Soltanifar, head of Cultural Heritage Organization
Sadeh is a mid-winter celebration observed by Zoroastrians. It includes preparing a large bonfire and is therefore also known as Feast of Fire. The bonfire is to drive back the winter in defiance of Ahriman (satan). It is a deeply religious festival.