But tens of thousands of Iranians were also out on the streets to display the green that has come to mark opposition to the results of the June 12 election that officials say was won handily by conservative President Mahmud Ahmadinejad.
"Iran! Iran!" in the city of Hafez on September 18:
Here's video of chants of "Kharubi! Kharubi! We support you!" with a considerable amount of opposition green on display.
Efforts to lead a "Death to the USA!" chant are met with "Death to Russia!" from the crowd on Tehran's Karimkhan Avenue:
The scene in the city of Shiraz, in southwest Iran:
Demonstrators salute Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri and Ayatollah Sanei: