Saturday, January 28, 2023

Iranian Artists

Iranian photographer Tafreshi wins scientific imaging award

Iranian photographer Babak Tafreshi has been awarded by the Royal Photography Society, one of the oldest and most prestigious organizations of its kind in the world.

Popular Iranian voice actor, TV presenter Jalal Maghami dies at 81

Former Iranian voice actor, actor and TV presenter Jalal Maghami has passed away due to cardiac arrest at the age of 81.

Iranian authorities give back famous singer’s passport

Iranian singer Homayoun Shajarian’s passport has been reportedly given back to him.

Popular singer Shajarian cancels Europe tour amid protest mood in Iran

Acclaimed Iranian singer and vocalist Homayoun Shajarian says he has cancelled his tour of concerts in Europe, despite the removal of a temporary travel ban earlier placed on him.

Eminent Iranian movie director’s passport seized upon arrival in Tehran

Renowned Iranian movie director and actor Mehran Modiri, who had left the country a few days ago, has had his passport confiscated upon arrival in Iran.

Award-winning Iranian photo-journalist Ashouri-Nia dies at 42

Award-winning Iranian photo-journalist and photo blogger Arash Ashouri-Nia passes away at the age of 42 due to electrocution.

Canada allows entry to famous Iranian singer Shajarian after foot-dragging

Famous Iranian singer Homayoun Shajarian says he finally received a visa to enter Canada for a summer tour of concerts, but Ottawa’s foot-dragging in issuing the entry permit made him miss two of the planned performances.

Canada refuses to issue visa to renowned Iranian singer Homayoun Shajarian

Canada has refused to issue visas to some members of the renowned Iranian singer Homayoun Shajarian’s ensemble, Siavash, for upcoming concerts in several Canadian cities.

Iranian novelist Abbas Maroufi dies at 65

Iranian novelist, poet and journalist Abbas Maroufi loses the battle with cancer and dies at the age of 65.

Iranian poet Ebtehaj rests in eternal peace

Prominent contemporary Iranian poet Amir Houshang Ebtehaj was laid to rest on Saturday morning in his hometown in the northern Iranian city of Rasht with a large crowd in attendance for his burial ceremony.

Famed Iranian poet Ebtehaj’s body back home

The body of prominent Iranian poet Hooshang Ebtahaj was transferred from his residence in Germany to Iran on Wednesday night for funeral and burial processions.

Iranian voice acting icon Manouchehr Esmaili passes away

Iranian voice acting maestro Manouchehr Esmaili, known as ‘the man of a thousand voices’, has passed away in the capital Tehran at the age of 83.

Famous Iranian photographer dies of brain hemorrhage

Babak Borzouyeh famous Iranian photographer has died after slipping into a coma due to brain hemorrhage.

Memorial held for late distinguished Iranian poet Ebtehaj

A memorial service has been held for renowned contemporary Iranian poet Amir Hushang Ebtehaj at the Iranian House of Artists in the capital, Tehran, bringing together a host of his fans a few days into his death.

President Raisi offers condolences over passing of Iranian poet Ebtehaj

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has offered condolences over the passing of famous Iranian poet Amir Houshang Ebtehaj to his families and the cultural and artistic society as well as the Iranian people.

Prominent Iranian poet Ebtehaj passes away at 94

Veteran Iranian poet Houshang Ebtehaj died at the age of 94 in the German city of Cologne early on Wednesday, his daughter announced.

Swiss envoy pays tribute to Iranian singer Homayoun Shajarian

The Swiss ambassador to Tehran hands over a letter of appreciation to Iran’s renowned singer Homayoun Shajarian for his “outstanding contribution in the field of art and culture.”

Top Iranian poet Ebtehaj hospitalized in Germany

Veteran Iranian poet Hooshang Ebtehaj has been hospitalized in Germany for kidney failure, according to his son.

Oyster Ornament Exhibition held in Iran’s Cultural Heritage Ministry

The exposition of oyster and traditional ornaments was held at the central building of Iran’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts.

The collapse of human beings in the works of an Iranian artist using Mixed Media Technique

An exhibition of Farid Shams Yousefi’s works entitled “Disintegration” is being held at Ev gallery. The collection was formed during the Coronavirus pandemic with the theme of people being under pressure, and its creator has used Mixed Media Technique on recycled cardboard.

Iran’s successful participation in 3 international handicrafts events in Uzbekistan

The Iranian Deputy Minister of Handicrafts and Traditional Arts said: “Holding three major international events in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, with a focus on handicrafts has had a significant impact on boosting our regional and international credit in the field of handicrafts and has increased the willingness of tourists from other countries to travel to Iran.”

Female Iranian filmmakers, actresses condemn ‘sexual violence’ in cinema

Iranian female filmmakers and actresses have issued a statement to condemn what they have called violence against women in the country’s cinema.

Tehran art exhibition features contemporary view of nature

Tehran’s Jaleh Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition dubbed, “Nature in the Contemporary Perspective” featuring a diverse collection of paintings.

Iranian actress Hatami granted honorary award at France film fest

The Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema in France has offered an honorary award to award-winning Iranian actress Leila Hatami, the president of its jury, for her carrier.

Second day of Fajr Film Festival held in Iran

On the second day of Iran's Fajr Film Festival, movies were screened in theatres of Tehran and other Iranian cities in the competition section, while critics watched two films at the Milad Tower Conference Center in the capital.

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