The traditional herald of the Nowruz season is a man called Hājī Firuz. He symbolizes the rebirth of the Sumerian god of sacrifice, Domuzi, who was killed at the end of each year and reborn at the beginning of the New Year.His face is painted black (black is an ancient Persian symbol of good luck) and wears a red costume. Then he sings and dances through the streets with tambourines and trumpets spreading good cheer and heralds the coming of the New Year.
Kerman persian Rugs in Shadad Desert Kerman, Iran I feel that someday soon, Westerners will be permitted visiting some parts of Iran freely. Every country has its "bad" areas, so, must not be discouraged because of this.