The Persian literary monthly Bokhara paid tribute to German Iranologist Heidemarie Koch, author of “Persepolis, Shiny Capital of the Persian Empire”, during a ceremony in Tehran on Thursday.
The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) announced long time APSA Academy member and internationally renowned Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi as President of the International Jury for the 2014 Awards in December.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined the necessity for reinforcing media and news corporations in the Muslim states in a bid to display the true face of Islam to the world.
Five brands of Iranian hand-woven carpets have been registered as the worldˈs intellectual property, the head of Iranˈs National Carpet Center announced.
Renowned traditional Iranian musician Mohammad-Reza Lotfi has passed away at the age of 68 after a long battle with cancer.
Secretary of the International Publishers Committee at the 27th Tehran International Book Fair says the economic sanctions imposed on Iran restricted the financial sources for purchasing new foreign books and compared to the earlier years, their numbers have been reduced in the book fair.