The latest news and views about the international awards received by Iranian artists, scientists, and cultural figures
Int’l Paralympic Committee Praises Iranian Shooter as ‘Pistol Queen’
A few days before the start of the World Paralympic Championships in Sydney, the website of the International Paralympic Committee chose an interesting nickname for the Iranian shooter Sareh Javanmardi, calling her “The Pistol Queen”.
Iranian Mathematician Wins France’s Academic Award
The Iranian mathematician Siamak Yassemi has received France’s Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Order of Academic Palms).
Iranian Feature Wins Top Award at North Korean Festival
Iranian movie "Orange Days", directed by Arash Lahouti, has won the Best Film Award at Pyongyang International Film Festival in North Korea.
Afghan Film Post-Produced in Iran Picked for 2020 Oscars
The Afghan movie “Hava, Maryam, Ayesha”, directed by Sahra Karimi and championed by Angelina Jolie. is on the list of the nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards.
Iranian ‘Fuel Filter’ Wins Silver at Silicon Valley Invention Festival
An Iranian petrol filter project has shined at Silicon Valley International Invention Festival without the presence of its inventors, who are barred from visiting the US.
Iran’s Volleyball Team Claims Asian Title
Team Iran have been crowned the champions of the 2019 Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship, after sweeping aside Australia in straight sets, in the final showdown.
Mr. Olympia 2019: Hadi Choopan of Iran Wins People Choice Award
Professional bodybuilder Hadi Choopan, also known as the Iranian Wolf, has stunned the world by claiming the third overall title and the people’s choice award at the 2019 Mr. Olympia competition held in Las Vegas.
Iranian Film ‘6.5 per Metre’ Warmly Received at Venice Festival
The Iranian film “6.5 per Metre” which is presented to international film events under the title “Just 6.5”, has got a warm reception at the 76th edition of the prestigious Venice Film Festival.
Iranian Students Win Title in US Aeronautics Competitions
A team of students from Iran’s Sharif University of Technology has come first in the aircraft design section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Competitions in the US.
Iranian Documentary Shines in Foreign Festivals
The Iranian documentary “Beloved” by Yasser Talebi has received its fifth reward from international film festivals.
Iran’s U-21 Volleyball Team Claims World Title for First Time
Iran claimed the title of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men's U-21 World Championship for the first time in its history.
Iranian Academician Wins Prestigious Int’l Psychoanalysis Award
An Iranian university professor has won a prestigious international award in the field of psychoanalysis.
‘Tehran; City of Love’ to Represent Iran at Munich Film Festival
The feature film “Tehran; City of Love” directed by Ali Jaber-Ansari is going to represent Iran at the Munich International Film Festival in Germany.
Iranian Reporters Nominated for Int’l Journalism Award
Two Iranian reporters, Alireza Gholami and Hassan Homayoon, have been nominated for the True Story Award, a global journalism prize.
World Wood Day Event Praises Iranian Artist’s Work
The World Wood Day event recently held in Austria rewarded a magnificent work of art by Alireza Bavandpour, a prominent wood artist from Kermanshah in Western Iran.
‘Are You Volleyball?!’ Most Acclaimed Short Film of Iran
The Iranian short film “Are You Volleyball?!” has turned into the most acclaimed short film of the country after winning its latest award at Ascona Festival of Switzerland.
Iranian Cartoonist Receives Intl. Prestigious Award
An Iranian cartoonist from North Khorasan Province has received the third award of the international EXILE cartoon festival in Germany, said Vahid Namazi, Director of North Khorasan’s Artistic Center.
“Cinema Verite” Documentary Festival Closes in Tehran
The 12th edition of Cinema Vérité, the international documentary film festival of Iran, wrapped up on Tuesday in a ceremony attended by a group of artists and officials.
Iranian Kids to Attend Abacus, Mental Arithmetic Contest in Malaysia
Thirty-five Iranian child and teenage geniuses will travel to Malaysia to participate in PAMA Global Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Championships.
Tehran Hosting “Cinema Verite” Documentary Festival
The 12th edition of Iran International Documentary Film Festival, known as Cinema Verite, is underway in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
Majid Majidi Wins Kerala Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award
Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi has received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the 23rd International Film Festival of Kerala in India.
Iran Urged to Waive Requirement for Film-Making Licence
A host of Iranian film-makers have urged authorities to waive the requirement for obtaining a licence for producing their movies.
‘Iranian Kasparov’ Making History in Junior Chess Contests
Parham Maghsoodloo, or Parhamov, is an 18-year-old Iranian chess player known as Iran’s Kasparov for his participation in many international competitions and the numerous awards he has won.
Two Iranian Women Rewarded by World Craft Council
Two Iranian female artists from the southern province of Fars have managed to win two awards from the World Crafts Council.
Peyman Maadi Wins Best Director Award at Istanbul Festival
Iranian actor and director Peyman Maadi has won the Best Director Award at the 6th Bosphorus (Boğaziçi) Festival of Istanbul for his movie “Bomb; a Love Story”.