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Paintings Inspired by Persian Carpets on Show in Tehran

A new exhibition of paintings, inspired by the wonderful motifs and attractive colours of Persian carpets, has opened at Tehran’s Etemad Gallery.
Behruz Gharibpur

Behrouz Gharibpour’s Next Puppet Show Based on Omar Khayyam

The director of the Aran Puppet Theatre Group, Behruz Gharibpur, has focused on the life story of the Persian mathematician, astronomer and poet Omar Khayyam (1048-1131) in his operatic puppet show, which is scheduled to be performed in Tehran in the near future.

Persian Language Promotion in Portugal to Help Diplomatic Ties: Zarif

In a meeting on Saturday May 28 with Portuguese Deputy Foreign Minister George Oliveira in Tehran, Iran’s FM Zarif stressed the role of language education in expanding relations between the two countries.

May 17 – Omar Khayyam Day Celebrated in Iran

To much of the world and certainly to English-speaking readers, he is the poet of beautiful Rubaiyat (quatrains), but Omar Khayyam is also known and loved by Iraniand as a great philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer.

Ferdowsi Commemoration Day – The Founder of Modern Persia

Among classic Persian poets, there are none who have given as much richness to the nation’s language and literature as Ferdowsi has. His place...

Iran Commemorates Poet Ferdowsi

Iranian cultural centers in Tehran and Mashhad are commemorating Abulqasem Ferdowsi, the poet of the Persian epic masterpiece Shahnameh, during a six-day celebration which began on Monday.

Iranian and Italian Cultural Officials Meet at Tehran Book Fair

Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) Director Seyyed Abbas Salehi met with the Italian Deputy Minister for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism Antimo Cesaro.

Tehran International Book Fair

IFP: The Tehran International Book Fair is well underway in its new home at Shahr-e Aftab (Sun City) south of the capital, Tehran. Visitors...

Rouhani Opens Tehran Int’l Book Fair

President Hassan Rouhani on opened the 29th Tehran International Book Fair, being held in Shahr-e Aftab (Sun City) Exhibition Complex in south of the capital.

Shiraz to Display Gunther Uecker’s Paintings Inspired by Hafez

A collection of paintings by German sculptor and op artist Gunther Uecker, all inspired by ghazals of Persian poet Hafez, will be displayed in an exhibition in Shiraz opening on May 1.

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