The latest news and views about the international awards received by Iranian artists, scientists, and cultural figures
Two Iranians Nominated for Hans Christian Andersen Award
An author and an illustrator from Iran have been nominated for the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Award, which also known as the Little Nobel Prize in Literature.
Iranian Films to Be Screened at American Film Institute
Three Iranian features and a short film are going to be screened at various sections of the 32nd AFI Film Awards, which will be held in Los Angeles from November 8 to 15.
Iran’s Shahin Izadyar; A New Rival for Michael Phelps
An Iranian para-athlete is now known as the Michael Phelps of Asia after winning six gold medals and a silver at the recent 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta.
Iranian Chess Player Makes History by Claiming World Title
Iranian Grandmaster of Chess Parham Maqsoodloo has made history and claimed the title of the 2018 FIDE World Junior Chess Championship.
Leader, President Praise Iranian Athletes’ Performance in Asian Games
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani, in separate messages, have praised the brilliant performance of Iranian athletes in Jakarta Asian Games 2018.
Iranian Girls, Boys Claim Kabaddi Titles in Asian Games
Iranians have won gold medals in both men's and women's kabaddi championships at the Jakarta Palembang 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia.
Iran Finishes 4th at Int’l Brain Bee Contests
An ingenious Iranian girl has finished fourth at the 20th International Brain Bee (IBB) competitions held in the German capital, Berlin.
Iranian Schoolchildren Bag 12 Medals at Int’l Math Tournament
A number of Iranian schoolboys and schoolgirls have managed to win five gold, three silver and four bronze medals and a diploma of honour at the 5th International Tournament of Mathematics without Borders held from June 30 to July 2 in Nessebar, Bulgaria.
Iran’s Women Futsal Team Crowned Asian Champions Again
The reigning champion Iran defeated Japan 5-2 to claim gold medal in the 2018 AFC Women’s Futsal Championship on Saturday.
Three Iranian Handicrafts Nominated for UNESCO Award
At least three handicrafts from southern Iranian province of Khuzestan have been nominated for the UNESCO Award of Excellence for Handicrafts.
Two More Iranian Architects Honoured by A’ Design Awards
Two Iranian architects, who had participated in A’ Design Awards and Competition with a project called “Darvazeh Gilan” (Gate of Gilan), have been honoured by the jury.
“Jafar Panahi Owes His Int’l Awards to Iranian Judiciary”
The latest work by Iranian director Jafar Panahi has been selected as one of the competitors in the main competition of this year’s Cannes Film Festival despite the fact that he is officially banned by the Judiciary from filmmaking.
Iranian Architects among Winners of Prestigious A’ Design Award 2018
Several Iranian architects have once again managed to win the prestigious A’ Design Award 2018 in an unprecedented number of sections.
Farhadi’s “Everybody Knows” to Open Cannes 2018
This year’s edition of the Cannes film festival will open with the latest drama by the well-known Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, "Everybody Knows", the organizers of the prestigious French film festival announced on Thursday.
Photos of Eminent Iranian Women on Tehran Billboards
Tehran Municipality is displaying the portraits of a number of prominent Iranian women on billboards across the capital.
Iran’s Sabre Team Wins Silver Medal at World Cup
Iran men’s sabre team finished in second place at the World Cup Sabre de Wolodyjowski 2018 on Sunday.
Iran’s Former Economy Minister Wins Prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Prize
Iran’s former minister of economy and finance, Ali Tayyeb-Nia, has been awarded the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Prize, said Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a letter to Iranian embassy in Singapore.
Iranian Kids Claim Title at Mental Arithmetic World Championship
Iranian children have managed to bag the top prizes of the 17th edition of annual Pama Global Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Championships in South Africa.
Iranian Architect Wins American Architecture Prize
Arezoo Zaredar, a young Iranian architect, has managed to receive the American Architecture Prize (AAP) in the field of Architectural Design and Educational Buildings.
Iran Wins Two Prizes at Montreal Film Awards
The Iranian film “Kupal” has won the Grand Prix Narrative Feature at the international feature competition section of the Third Montreal Independent Film Awards. Another Iranian work also won the Grand Prix narrative Short.
Iran Wins Two More Golds at Weightlifting World Championships
Ali Hashemi from Iran claimed a gold medal at the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships at the Anaheim Convention Center early Tuesday.
Iranian Weightlifter Breaks World Record, Bags Three Gold Medals
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sohrab Moradi of Iran claimed a gold medal in the men’s 94kg of the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships at the Anaheim Convention Center late Sunday.
Iran’s Hassanzadeh to Be Named AFC Futsal Player of Year
Iranian futsal player Ali-Asghar Hassanzadeh will be named the AFC Futsal Player of the Year for a third time following his brilliant performance at this year’s Asian competitions.
Four Iranian Films in India’s Golden Elephant Festival
Four Iranian films have taken part in this year’s edition of India’s Golden Elephant Film Festival, which is dedicated to children’s films.
Iran’s Jalilvand Wins Gold Hugo at Chicago Film Festival
Iranian filmmaker Vahid Jalilvand has bagged the prestigious Gold Hugo award at the 53rd edition of Chicago International Film Festival for his latest drama ‘No Date, No Signature’.