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Wedding ceremony

In Iran, wedding ceremonies in each city are different from other cities, and in the villages, this ceremony is very glorious. In Bazoft village, women wear long and colorful clothes on their wedding day. These clothes are very expensive and reflect the social status of that person. The skirt of these clothes has seven layers and embroidered fabrics are used in these clothes. On the wedding day, the girls of the village dance around a circle and the boys watch them. The girls move a piece of cloth over their head while dancing, and when they like a boy, they throw the cloth at him

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Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Malihe Gharahcheloo