Hafte sobh daily 12-3

Heated debate over an Iranian musician’s failure to accept prestigious French award rages

Ali Moalem has taken a swipe at Mohammad-Reza Shajarian; Hossein Alizadeh’s refusal to accept a French prize still triggers debate.
Hossein Alizadeh

Iranian musician refuses French Chevalier of Legion of Honor

Hossein Alizadeh, a leading Iranian classical composer and musician, has refused to receive France’s Chevalier of Legion of Honor to be only known as an artist with no prestigious title.
Iran museum-Latin American dolls

Iran museum displays Latin American dolls

Five-hundred-forty dolls from 53 counties went on display in late November in Iran’s Nations' Dolls Museum.
Ali Jannati

Culture minister condoles with nation on demise of pop singer

Ali Jannati has extended his heartfelt condolences on the untimely demise of Iranian pop singer Morteza Pasha’ie.
Morteza Pashaei

Tehran bids tearful farewell to pop singer Morteza Pashaei

A big, tearful funeral procession is held in Tehran for the famed Iranian musician, composer and pop singer, Morteza Pashaei.
Amir Hossein Mohammadi work

Iran poster enters top list of World Food Day contest

A poster by a 10-year-old Iranian boy secured a berth on the finalists’ list of the 2014 World Food Day Poster Contest.
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Indonesia hosts Iranian cultural programs in Jakarta

Iranian art works, traditional costumes, calligraphy and paintings are on display in an Iranian festival of culture and arts in Jakarta.
WFP-LOGO

Iranian artists to organize charity event to help the hungry

Iranian artists contribute to the efforts of the United Nations food agency to take on global hunger.
Master Mahmoud Farshchian, a world-famous Iranian painter

How humans react to art has nothing to do with nationality

Mahmoud Farshchian, a household name in Iranian painting, says nationality plays no role in the way people treat arts.
Iran-Isfahan-Canvas of Peace

Canvas of Peace was unveiled in Isfahan

Teenagers in Isfahan are to paint images of war victims on an enormous canvas on the sidelines of a children’s film festival.

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