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A Jolly Ditty to Remind You Nowrooz is on the Way

Catchy little tune, no? We’d like to kid you that this is actually Mr. and Mrs. Shopkeeper on their day off. But it wouldn’t be true. The singer-artiste is Sandy, who is the clown of the Persian music world. This is actually a good thing, as a lot of Iranian music is either cheesy pop…

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A Little Bit of History for You…

Persepolis is very old. Well, the one in Iran is ancient, but even Persepolis Mark II has a bit of history attached. It’s been open in its current incarnation for eleven years this Sunday (Happy Birthday to us etc.), but the premises has been trading as a shop since round about 1850. And it has…

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