Friday, August 12, 2022

Cultural Events

“Reshteh Polo”, Yalda Night’s dinner in old Tehran

Perhaps many among the current residents of Tehran do not know that Reshteh Polo, or Persian noodle rice, has been a regular dinner for old residents of Tehran, who were both gastronomes and good-timers, but at the same time easygoing and frugal, on Yalda Night.

Iranian Minister Hails Inclusion of Art of Miniature in UNESCO List

Iran’s minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts has congratulated the Iranian people on the UNESCO’s decision to inscribe the art of miniature on the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

National Day of Isfahan Commemorated with Various Events

The city of Isfahan in central Iran is hosting dozens of cultural events this weekend which mark a national day in the Persian calendar dedicated to the popular tourist destination.

Iranian Children Use Painting to Call for Global Peace    

Tehran recently hosted an exhibition of paintings by Iranian children and adolescents, which were drawn with the aim of promoting the culture of kindness and peace in the world.

150 Iranian-Islamic Works to Be Auctioned at Christie’s London

Dozens of Iranian manuscripts and historical object are going to be put up for auction in an exhibition in London later this month.

Fashion, Clothing Festival Underway in Tehran

The 7th Fajr Fashion and Clothing Festival has kicked off in the Iranian capital Tehran and will be open to visitors until March 4, 2018.

‘Colourful Dream of Silk Road’ at Beijing Int’l Book Fair

Iran is going to partake in 24th edition of Beijing International Book Fair as the special guest. The Islamic Republic’s slogan this year is “Iran: The Colourful Dream of Silk Road”.

450 Iranian Relics to Go on Display in Germany

Director of Iran's Museums and Historical Properties Office Mohammad Reza Kargar announced that nearly 450 historical objects are planned to be but on display in an exhibition in Bonn, Germany later this week.

Iran Launches Music Festival to Promote Environmental Conservation

Iran’s Department of the Environment has initiated a music festival with the aim of drawing public attention to the protection of the environment.

Stuttgart Art Exhibit Explores Changing Life in Iran

An art show underway at IFA Gallery in the German city of Stuttgart explores many aspects of changing life in Iran, the Institute for Foreign Relations (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen – IFA) has announced.

Display of Louvre Museum World Masterpieces in Iran

The Head of Iran’s museums to IRNA: “For the very first time, there will be a significant exhibition of the Louvre Museum masterpieces in Iran.”

Exhibition of 12 Female Iranian and Spanish Photographers in Madrid

12 well-known female photographers from Iran and Spain presented their work in a paired format, with pre-defined subjects, in the exhibition Parallel Perspectives . Iran-Spain : Photographs in the Mirror.

An Iranology Exhibition Held in Algeria

An exhibition entitled Iranian Civilization - Past and Future was held in the Foreign Language Centre of Algeria University, with the goal of spreading and reinforcing cultural and scientific relations between Iran and Algeria.

Persian Celebrations Not Derived From Any Specific Religion

None of the major Persian celebrations is taken from any specific religion’s dogma.

World Tour – 7000 Years of Iranian Art

The head of Iran’s Museum Administration Board spoke about exhibitions which will celebrate 7000 Years of Iranian Art, and will be held in Germany, Austria, France, Italy, India, Mexico, Singapore and the USA.

Perhaps a small exhibition, but surely with great goals and achievements

Mansour Amini emphasized the boundary-crossing function of cyberspace in stimulating the world's curious minds, especially the youth of today. He also stressed the need...

3-Year-Old Tanbur Player Performs at Kermanshah Province Fajr Music Festival

Today, on January 26th, Roshana will be exactly 3 years old. She is already an accomplished Tanbur player. She sometimes sings along when she...

Fadjr Theater Festival Underway in Tehran

The 34th edition of Fadjr International Theater Festival kicked off in the Iranian capital on January 21, and will go on until February 1....

Iran selected guest of honor at 2016 Belgrade Book Fair

The 60th Belgrade International Book Fair has selected Iran as its special guest of honor next year.

Afghan singer goes onstage in Tehran

My Homeland was the highlight of the event which moved many Afghans and non-Afghans in the audience to tears.

Iranian artworks on display at 2015 Art International Istanbul (PHOTOS)

The Istanbul art fair showcases paintings, a wooden sculpture, a collection of integrated artworks and a 3-part video by Iranian artists.

Iranian industry chief makes appealing offers to foreign investors at Expo Milano 2015

Nematzadeh said Iran stands ready to establish cooperation with foreigners in the fields of tourism and large- or small-scale production.

Iran’s presence at Expo Milano 2015 under scrutiny of Iranian media

Iran’s presence at Expo Milano 2015 has come under criticism by a media outlet which says the exclusive elements of the Iranian culture were all absent in the exposition.

Turkey exhibits Islamic artworks by Iranian artists

The Turkish city of Istanbul has played host to an exhibition of Islamic artworks by Iranian artists, which are based on Persian calligraphy reflecting Safavid motifs.

A look at the performance of the Iranian nation throughout history

The result of 14 long years of efforts by a large number of researchers comes out in the form of The Comprehensive History of Iran.

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