Thursday, May 23, 2024

Culture

Iranian news website blasts ex-president Ahmadinejad for ‘remaining tight-lipped’ over recent terror attack

An Iranian news website has, in an opinion piece, lashed out at former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for what it described as remaining disgracefully silent in the face of the recent terrorist attack in the southeastern Iranian city of Kerman.

Iranian daily harshly criticizes Russia’s stance on Gaza

An Iranian daily says Russia’s position on Gaza amid the months-long Israeli genocide of Palestinians in the besieged territory has been aligned with the US, warning officials in Tehran that Moscow is not a reliable partner in the international arena. 

Iran’s candidate in Oscars bowed out of cinematic event

The feature-length movie The Night Guardian which was selected to represent Iran for the 2024 Oscars was not included among the shortlisted candidates for the next round of the cinematic ceremony released on Friday.

Renowned Iranian actress Tooran Mehrzad dies aged 93

Veteran Iranian star of stage and screen Tooran Mehrzad has died at the age of 93.

Saudi envoy to Iran attends Majid Entezami’s orchestra performance

Abdullah bin Saud Al-Anzi, Saudi Arabia's ambassador in Iran, recently attended the captivating performance of Iran's National Music Orchestra at Vahdat Hall in Tehran.

Famous Iranian actress Parvaneh Masoumi laid to rest in Tehran 

A group of people on Wednesday held a funeral ceremony for famous Iranian actress Parvaneh Masoumi in Tehran’s Emamzadeh Aboutaleb cemetery.

Famous Iranian actress Parvenh Masoumi dead at 79 

Famous Iranian theater, cinema and television actress Parvane Masoumi has died of an illness in a hospital in northern Iran.

Tehran prosecutor office files criminal case against Etemad newspaper for publishing confidential document

The Tehran Prosecutor's Office has initiated legal action against Etemad newspaper for the alleged unauthorized disclosure of a profoundly confidential document.

Famous Iranian actress Bita Farahi dies aged 65

Famous Iranian actress Bita Farahi has died of a heart and renal disease at Dey Hospital in Tehran. Farahi’s family confirmed the news.

Funeral held in Tehran for famous Iranian literary figure Mohammadali Eslami Nodooshan

A group of people in Tehran have held a funeral ceremony for renowned Iranian poet, writer, critic and lawyer Mohammadali Eslami Nodooshan.

Iranian actors, war veterans stand up in solidarity with Palestinians

Tehran Peace Museum and the Iranian House of Artists in a joint statement have condemned the Israeli regime for its brutal carnage of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and have asked for an immediate ceasefire there.

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.

Iranian movie wins Best Male Actor Award at Intl. Tokyo Film Festival

Iranian actor Yasna Mirtahmasb has won the Best Male Actor Award at the 36th Tokyo International Film Festival.

Lily Afshar, renowned Iranian guitar virtuoso dies, aged 63

The world of music is mourning the loss of a true luminary as Professor Lily Afshar, a trailblazing Iranian guitarist and the first woman in the world to earn a doctorate in guitar, has passed away at the age of 63 after a long battle with illness. Her death comes as a poignant moment, just as one of her recent works was published in Iran.

Ex-gardener turns out to be prime murderer of Iranian movie director, Mehrjui and wife

A gardener who used to work at the villa of slain Iranian movie director Dariush Mehrjui has reportedly turned out to be the key murderer.

Murderer of Iranian movie director Dariush Mehrjui nabbed

The murderer of slain Iranian movie director Dariush Mehrjui has been apprehended.

Iranians pay tribute to slain film maker Dariush Mehrjui

Iranian cinema stars on Wednesday joined crowds of mourners for the funeral procession in Tehran of acclaimed film director Dariush Mehrjui and his wife, Vahideh Mohammadi Far, who were murdered days ago in Karaj, near the capital Tehran.

Iranian film director Dariush Mehrjui and his wife found stabbed to death

Noted Iranian film director Dariush Mehrjui and his wife were stabbed to death in their home near capital Tehran by unknown assailants, state media reported Sunday.

Iranian movie wins Best Short Film Award in South Korea festival

An Iranian movie has won the best short film award at the 2023 Busan International Film Festival in South Korea.

Prominent Iranian actor Attila Pesyani passes away

Top Iranian actor Attila Pesyani, who has a decades-long shining record in theater and television, died earlier on Friday after a bout with cancer at the age of 66, Iran’s House of Cinema confirmed in a statement.

Iranian actor, Ferdows Kaviani, laid to rest

This morning Tuesday marked a somber gathering at the Iranian Artists' House, where a congregation of artists and admirers came together to bid a heartfelt farewell to the late Ferdows Kaviani, the final living luminary of Iran's illustrious humor.

Iranian actor Ferdos Kaviani dies at 82

Famous Iranian actor Ferdos Kaviani has died at the age of 82.

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.

Iranian musician appointed as Tehran Symphony Orchestra permanent conductor 

Manouchehr Sahbaee is appointed as the permanent conductor of the Tehran Symphony Orchestra.

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