Saturday, May 7, 2016

Varza Moshte

Varza Moshte

The local "Varna Mesth" festival hold in Marzdasht Khomam, Gilan provence. Varza means a strong bull and Moshte a bundle of something, So Varza Moshte means the product of the cow's work. When cutting the rice straws is over, Gilak people used to gather a huge bundle of rice straws at the end and bring it home as a symbol of God's blessing. Producing dolls which is called Wheat dolls is common by pilling off the skin.