Hosseini infancy conference

In the Hosseini infancy conference, babies wear green or white clothing like that of Ali al-Asghar ibn Husayn and have a headband with his name on it.
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The Hosseini infancy conference (Persian: همایش شیرخوارگان حسینی) is a mourning custom of the Day of Ashura. It is held on the first Friday of Muharram in the Islamic calendar to commemorate the memory of Ali al-Asghar ibn Husayn, the six-month-old baby boy of Husayn ibn Ali and Umm Rubab,[1][2] who was the youngest person killed in the Battle of Karbala.

Aim of the conference

Baby in his mother's arms in Hosseini infancy conference in Iran

According to a report by Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, the aim of holding the Hosseini infancy conference is to promote the teaching of Ashura.[3]