Among the most famous celebrations were ceremonies held at Tehran's Mehrabad Airport as well as the shrine of the late Imam Khomeini, a number of high-ranking officials attended the gatherings to commemorate the anniversary of Imam Khomeini’s coming back from exile in Paris to Tehran 10 days before the victory of the Islamic Revolution.
The Iranian nation toppled the formerly ruling Pahlavi regime on February 11, 1979, to end the 2,500 years of monarchic rule in the country.
The Revolution, led by the late Imam Khomeini, established a new political system based on Islamic values and democracy.
Every year Iranians mark anniversary of their Islamic Revolution from February 1 to 11, known as the Ten-Day Fajr ceremonies. February 1, 1979 was the date when Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned from exile.
On February 11 each year, Iranian people pour into the streets in their millions to commemorate the great victory of the Islamic Revolution.