Photographer's Note

This ceremony is happening every year for remind memories of third holy emam of shi`et, Emam Hosein,in different ways depend on different cultures all around Iran.
ceremonies start at the first day of Moharam(the first month of Arab lunar calendar)for 10 days at cause the 10th day of Moharam was the killing day of Emam Hosein .
in Iranian culture, we have a ceremony 40 days after every dead for respect to dead person and it happen every year for Emam Hosein 40 days after 10th of Moharam,Iranian called it ``Arba`een``(it means in Arab language 40th)

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