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Imam Reza (AS) festival to be held in Mashhad

The 15th Imam Reza (AS) Int'l Festival is to be held in the Iranian holy city of Mashhad.

The 15th edition of Imam Reza (AS) International Festival has been scheduled to be held in the Iranian holy city of Mashhad.

The festival will host guests from inside and outside Iran from July 31 to August 4, 2017.

This year’s edition of the festival will contain cultural programs, regional conferences and different meetings in cooperation with Islamic Culture and Relations Organization and The World Assembly of Razavi Culture Devotees.

More than 70 of the devotees of Razavi Culture will come together at this edition of the event exchange ideas on promoting Razavi Culture in three specialized commissions.

The attendees will also enjoy some sideline programs, including meetings with officials, visiting the holy shrine, and a Mashhad tour.

Imam Reza (AS) International Festival is a religious and cultural festival held by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance on the national and international levels during the first ten days of the Islamic month of Dhi al-Qa'de (in lunar calendar) known as Karamat Days or 'The Ten Days of Generosity'.

The 1st day of this month is the birthday of Hazrat Ma'soomeh, Imam Reza's sister nicknamed as ‘The Generous Lady of the Ahl al-Bayt’ and the 11th day of the month is the birthday of Imam Reza (AS), the eighth Imam of Shia.