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Evaz Recognized as First Child-Friendly Town of Iran

Evaz Recognized as First Child-Friendly Town of Iran

An Iranian town has been designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a safe town for children.
Special Attractions You Must See in Iran

Special Attractions You Must See in Iran

Have you ever heard about Badab-e Surt? What about the hottest place on Earth? Have you ever seen Mangrove Forests? If you like to visit these places, and much more, it’s time for planning a trip to Iran.
Autumn Festival at National Garden of Tehran (9)

Autumn Festival at National Garden of Tehran

An autumn festival is being held during the season’s last days in Tehran’s National Garden, a historical area dating back to Qajar era.
Iranian Musical Instrument Dutar Inscribed as Intangible World Heritage

Iranian Musical Instrument Dutar Inscribed as Intangible World Heritage

The Persian musical instrument “Dutar” has been registered on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)’s List of Intangible World Heritage.
Qalamkari; Traditional Art of Making Hand-Painted Textile (7)

Qalamkari; Traditional Art of Making Hand-Painted Textile

Qalamkari is a traditional textile art which was born in Isfahan during the Safavid era. Qalamkari artists do magic by using colours, fabric and wood.
Pastak & Shawl Weaving; Ancient Art of Iran’s Kurdistan (2)

Pastak & Shawl Weaving; Ancient Art of Iran’s Kurdistan

Shawl and Pastak weaving is one of the oldest handicrafts in Kurdistan province, especially the border city of Baneh. These shawls are woven with the wool of a particular goat.

Tapestries of Iranian Artist on Show in Tehran

A tapestry exhibition of an Iranian artist is underway in the Shirin Gallery of Tehran. The exhibition consists of 24 various works created by Shahrzad Gharavi.
An Iranian artist couple have run an exhibition called "Leili and Shirin" to put on show in two different ways some works about the society’s view of the women

Iranian Couple Hold Exhibition to Show Women Woes, Achievements

An Iranian artist couple have run an exhibition called "Leili and Shirin" to put on show in two different ways some works about the society’s view of the women.
American Jewish Woman Rejoices at Prayer in Iranian Synagogue (3)

American Jewish Woman Rejoices at Prayer in Iranian Synagogue

A Jewish American woman and peace activist recalls how she was thrilled to attend a prayer service in a synagogue inside Iran, saying she was surprised to see the Iranian Jews enjoy religious freedom and have a representative in the Iranian Parliament.
persian carpet-isfahan

Isfahan Hosting Exhibition of Exquisite Handmade Carpets

The 22nd edition of Isfahan Handmade Carpet Exhibition is underway in the city’s International Exhibitions Centre.