Thursday, February 21, 2019

Happy International Tourist Guide Day


Being a tour guide is one of the most rewarding and challenging jobs in the world. Tour guides are usually very talented and interesting people that help you to make the most of your trip. It takes a certain amount of confidence and passion to be a tour guide and you have rarely come across one that does not add deep insight and a sense of humor into their tours. If you have a good ability to communicate with people and you are interested in history and art, this job is the best job you can have. This year,   21st of February is celebrated as International Tourist Guide Day in Shiraz. Uppersia team congratulates all the tourist guides from all over the world on this day and wishes every person on earth to have a life full of travel and adventure.


It takes a certain amount of confidence and passion to be a tour guide and you have rarely come across one that does not add deep insight and a sense of humor into their tours. If you have a good ability to communicate with people and you are interested in history and art, this job is the best job you can have. This year,   21st of February is celebrated as International Tourist Guide Day in Shiraz.
This year,   21st of February is celebrated as International Tourist Guide Day in Shiraz




Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Official Language of Iran


The official language of Iran is only one: Persian. As the names for regions, people, and languages are mostly the same, seven more languages are recognized as regional languages: Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Lori, Mazandarani, Gilaki, Baluchi and Arabic.

• Azari is the name of the ancient language of Azerbaijan which belongs to a branch of the northwestern Iranian language.

• The majority of the Baluch tribe whose language is called Baluchi, are settled in Baluchistan, in the southern district of Iran, Pakistan, and some parts of Afghanistan in the southeast.

• Mazandarani and Gilaki languages refer to the people who live in the north.

• Kurd tribes live in west of Iran, a part of Turkey and Iraq, and speak Kurdish languages. They come from different religions.  

• Lori dialect is between Kurdish and Farsi and is commonly spoken in western and southwestern parts of Iran.

Engel from Austria said that “while travelling in Iran never forget to pack with you some basic Iranian words and phrases and enjoy chatting with local people”. 


The official language of Iran is only one: Persian. As the names for regions, people, and languages are mostly the same, seven more languages are recognized as regional languages: Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Lori, Mazandarani, Gilaki, Baluchi and Arabic.
Engel from Austria is talking to local children of Iran

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Happy Sepandarmazgan: Persian Day of Love


Persians have a rich culture with many great feasts based on natural occasions that have been mixed up with happiness and joy. According to Iranian tradition, the day of Sepandarmazgan was held in the Great Persian Empire in the 20th century BC. Sepandarmazgan is the celebration day of Love, Friendship and Earth in ancient Persian culture. Sepandarmaz is Earth Guardian Goddess and it is the symbol of humbleness, it means modest toward the entire creation. In the feast of Sepandarmazgan, Earth was worshiped and women venerated. On this day, Women and girls sat on the throne and men and boys had to obey them and bring them presents and gifts. In this way, men were reminded to acclaim and respect women. This celebration, which is much older than Valentine's Day, is on the 5th of Esfand in the Zoroastrian calendar, and in the new Iranian calendar is on 29th  Bahman or 18th February.



According to Iranian tradition, the day of Sepandarmazgan was held in the Great Persian Empire in the 20th century BC. Sepandarmazgan is the celebration day of Love, Friendship and Earth in ancient Persian culture. Sepandarmaz is Earth Guardian Goddess and it is the symbol of humbleness, it means modest toward the entire creation
            Happy Sepandarmazgan: Persian Day of Love