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Ashura puppet show to be performed in Tehran
  Roudaki Cultural and Artistic Foundation will have a full schedule for Muharram among them a puppet show of Ashura, 10th of Muharram month commemorated for the tragic martyrdom of Imam Hussain, third Shia Imam.
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Sunday 28 November 2010 15:33
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Ashura puppet show to be performed in Tehran
BFnews: Roudaki Cultural and Artistic Foundation will have a full schedule for Muharram among them a marionette show of Ashura, 10th of Muharram month commemorated for the tragic martyrdom of Imam Hussain, third Shia Imam.

Public relations affair of Roudaki Art and Cultural Center announced that puppet show of Ashura directed by Behrouz Gharibpour is to be performed in Tehran from seventh of December coinciding first of Muharram.

Iran's pioneers of passion play is also going to hold "Ashourayee traditions" comprising of passion plays, plays on the lifestyle, battles and martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) grandchildren.

Some more photo galleries, mourning ceremonies and theaters are among other programs of this foundation.

Ashura is the tenth day of Muharram, first month in the Muslim lunar calendar which is especially commemorated for the tragic martyrdom of Imam Hussein, third Shia Imam and grandchild of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), and his companions in battle of Karbala in the year 61 AH.

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