Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Art

Armature Iranian-British photographer wins prestigious award

The picture of a polar bear sleeping on a tiny iceberg drifting in the Arctic sea, taken by an amateur Iranian-British photographer, wins wildlife photography award.

Iranian singer, Akbar Golpayegani, laid to rest

The revered figure in Iranian music, Akbar Golpayegani, was laid to rest in a solemn ceremony held earlier this Tuesday morning.

Iranian museum flaunts exquisite carpets

The Carpet Museum of Iran, with its dazzling beauty, is one of the tourist spots located in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Artistic tapestry of felting: Mahmoud Hallajian’s legacy in Iran’s Ramsar

In the picturesque city of Ramsar in the Mazandaran province, a tale of artistry and heritage was woven into the fibers of felt.

The Dozaleh or Donay, Iranian Kurdish musical instrument

The Dozaleh is one of the most important musical instruments in the Zagros region located in the west of Iran. The instrument has two sound tubes that are placed and tied together. The Dozaleh is played along with the Tombak or the Daf in wedding ceremonies and celebrations.

Prominent Iranian filmmaker Ebrahim Golestan dies at 101

Top Iranian filmmaker Ebrahim Taghavi Shirazi, known as Ebrahim Golestan, passed away late on Tuesday away from home in England at the age of 101.

The Oud, a quintessentially Iranian musical instrument

The oud is an originally Iranian musical instrument and is as old as the Sumer Civilization. The Oud is highly popular in the Middle East, especially in Iran. Today, this instrument has its own fans in Western countries and in East Africa as well as in the east.

Former star soccer player opens bookstore in upscale Tehran neighborhood

A former star soccer player with Iran’s Esteghlal FC, Mojtaba Jabbari, has opened a bookstore in an upscale neighborhood in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Japanese embassy in Tehran offers condolences over passing of Iranian voice actor

Japan’s embassy in Tehran has issued a statement to offer condolences over the death of Ali Mohammad Ashkboos, an Iranian dubbing artist who portrayed a character in a popular Japanese anime football series.

Iranians bid farewell to renowned poet Ahmad Reza Ahmadi

Large groups of people join a funeral procession for renowned Iranian poet, writer and painter Ahmad Reza Ahmadi, who passed away at the age of 82.

Iranian artists slam decision to give home entertainment to IRIB

A group of Iranian artists have objected to President Ebrahim Raisi after a decision was announced to give the right to oversight of home entertainment products to the National Iranian Radio and Television, known as the IRIB.

Ikat, an 800-year-old art, in Iran’z Yazd

Ikat (Daraee, Persian word for asset) is one of the beautiful and unique hand-woven fabrics produced in the Iranian city of Yazd. The industry is known as Ikat weaving. They make the fabric using natural silk and very beautiful geometric designs and pictures.

Iran Tourism: Nations Art Museum

If you happen to be in the Iranian capital and like to enjoy seeing paintings dating back to more than 50 years ago, make sure to visit Mellat Palace Museum in northern Tehran.

Iranian photographer Tafreshi wins scientific imaging award

Iranian photographer Babak Tafreshi has been awarded by the Royal Photography Society, one of the oldest and most prestigious organizations of its kind in the world.

Popular Iranian voice actor, TV presenter Jalal Maghami dies at 81

Former Iranian voice actor, actor and TV presenter Jalal Maghami has passed away due to cardiac arrest at the age of 81.

Popular singer Shajarian cancels Europe tour amid protest mood in Iran

Acclaimed Iranian singer and vocalist Homayoun Shajarian says he has cancelled his tour of concerts in Europe, despite the removal of a temporary travel ban earlier placed on him.

Award-winning Iranian photo-journalist Ashouri-Nia dies at 42

Award-winning Iranian photo-journalist and photo blogger Arash Ashouri-Nia passes away at the age of 42 due to electrocution.

Famous Iranian photographer dies of brain hemorrhage

Babak Borzouyeh famous Iranian photographer has died after slipping into a coma due to brain hemorrhage.

Iran’s museum authority confirms smuggling of historical painting to UK

A senior official with the Iranian ministry of cultural heritage confirms reports that a portrait of Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar was taken out of the Golestan Palace in Tehran and later smuggled and sold abroad.

Oscar-winning director Farhadi to get “Maestri del Cinema” award in Fiesole

The Roman Theater of Fiesole in Florence, Italy, will be granting its 2022 Fiesole Maestri del Cinema (Masters of Cinema) Award to the Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who will become the first Middle Eastern filmmaker to receive the title.

Top Iranian poet Ebtehaj hospitalized in Germany

Veteran Iranian poet Hooshang Ebtehaj has been hospitalized in Germany for kidney failure, according to his son.

40 days into deadly collapse: Metropol photo exhibit

A photography exhibition focusing on the Metropol Building collapse in Abadan, in the southern Iranian province of Khouzestan, has opened in Tehran.

Oyster Ornament Exhibition held in Iran’s Cultural Heritage Ministry

The exposition of oyster and traditional ornaments was held at the central building of Iran’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts.

The collapse of human beings in the works of an Iranian artist using Mixed Media Technique

An exhibition of Farid Shams Yousefi’s works entitled “Disintegration” is being held at Ev gallery. The collection was formed during the Coronavirus pandemic with the theme of people being under pressure, and its creator has used Mixed Media Technique on recycled cardboard.

Iran’s successful participation in 3 international handicrafts events in Uzbekistan

The Iranian Deputy Minister of Handicrafts and Traditional Arts said: “Holding three major international events in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, with a focus on handicrafts has had a significant impact on boosting our regional and international credit in the field of handicrafts and has increased the willingness of tourists from other countries to travel to Iran.”

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