IQNA

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A series of Taziyeh performances featuring the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions in Karbala are being held in Tehran.

They have been organized with the participation of a number of veteran Taziyeh performers from across Iran.

Taziyeh is a kind of passion play telling the story of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions in the 680 AD Battle of Karbala.

Taziyeh performances are held across Iran during the lunar Hijri months of Muharram and Safar to commemorate the bravery of the third Imam (AS) and his companions.