Mon, 02 May 2011 13:43:19 GMT
Iran has unveiled the designs created for the shrine of the third Shia Imam during a ceremony with veteran Iranian miniaturist Mahmoud Farshchian.
Mon, 02 May 2011 09:58:12 GMT
Five movies have been added to the Iranian cinematic productions list to be offered in the 2011 Cannes Film Market.
Sun, 01 May 2011 04:04:05 GMT
Iran has marked the national Persian Gulf Day to protect the waterway's cultural and historical identity, serving as one of the important symbols of national identity.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 14:24:08 GMT
Iran has unveiled the world's largest Persian Gulf sand map created by a group of artists on the colorful beach of the country's southern island of Hormuz.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 13:35:37 GMT
The world-renowned Iranian composer and conductor, Shahrdad Rohani is set to compose a symphony to eternalize the Persian Gulf as an Iranian waterway.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 06:28:30 GMT
Malay translation of Iranian children books is to be offered at the 30th international book fair in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 12:34:17 GMT
Iran's National Museum has rejected claims made by France's Louvre Museum about the lack of an agreement on holding exhibitions in Tehran and Paris.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 05:14:38 GMT
The 2011 edition of Tehran International Book Fair will host about 4,000 Iranian and international publishers at the capital city's Grand Prayer Grounds.
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 04:38:54 GMT
The Automobile Club and Tourism Center of Iran is planning to mount an exhibition of classic cars at Tehran's Arg-e Azadi Cultural Complex.
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 17:24:24 GMT
“Isfahan Art School” will be showcased both in Venice Art exhibition and Rotterdam Museum as part of the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 14:57:56 GMT
Iran's Lian ensemble, led by Mohsen Sharifian, is planning to perform regional music to mark the National Persian Gulf Day in the Swedish city of Gothenburg.
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 08:05:22 GMT
The animation Parasite by Iranian director, Omid Khoshnazar, will be showcased at the Melbourne International Animation Festival in Australia.
Sun, 24 Apr 2011 15:12:57 GMT
San Francisco has granted a certificate of honor to Iranian musician and Tanbour virtuoso Keykhosrow Pournazeri after he held a concert with the Shams ensemble.
Sun, 24 Apr 2011 13:33:44 GMT
UNESCO has demanded an explanation about the collapse of the Gargar Bridge located at Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System in Iran's southern Khuzestan Province.
Sun, 24 Apr 2011 12:24:11 GMT
The 7th edition of Syria International Cartoon Contest has granted its Special Prize to Iranian artist Sadeq Baqeri for his work on plastic surgery.
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 12:52:37 GMT
President of the Indian National Congress says Sa'adi's poetry transcends the boundaries of nations and the passage of time to embrace all humanity and cultures.
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 17:32:11 GMT
An Iranian collector and university professor claims to have an unknown book written by the world-renowned medieval Persian poet, Sa'adi Shirazi.
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 06:57:02 GMT
Iran's Cultural Office in Sweden has donated a book of paintings by Iranian master miniaturist Mahmoud Farshchian to the Stockholm Public Library.
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 16:39:23 GMT
Iranian officials bid farewell to the Cyrus Cylinder after the seven-month exhibition of the Achaemenid relic at Iran's National Museum came to an end.
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 15:22:28 GMT
Iran's Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults has nominated two writers for the 2012 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 13:39:13 GMT
ran is planning to hold the first International Cultural and Artistic Persian Gulf Festival in an attempt to protect the waterway's cultural and historical identity.
Sat, 16 Apr 2011 14:51:35 GMT
The British Museum says it is ready to loan items from ancient Persia and other civilizations to be exhibited at the National Museum of Iran.
Sat, 16 Apr 2011 13:24:29 GMT
Veteran Iranian musician and instrumentalist Nader Mortezapour has been appointed as the permanent conductor of the Tehran Symphony Orchestra.
Thu, 14 Apr 2011 23:39:03 GMT
The 13th Caucasian international tourism fair has kicked off in the Georgian capital Tbilisi with 180 organizations participating, including tourism companies from Iran.
Thu, 14 Apr 2011 10:23:28 GMT
Iran has opened its largest regional museum in the city of Zahedan to introduce the culture and historical background of the country's southeastern area.
Wed, 13 Apr 2011 05:34:47 GMT
Iranian and western musicians are scheduled to hold a joint concert in the Iranian capital to perform a selection of pieces composed by Iranian maestro Ali Radman.
Tue, 12 Apr 2011 06:46:43 GMT
Iranian city of Lalejin and Italy's Faenza, both known for their glazed pottery, have been named sister cities during a seminar held in Iran's Hamedan Province.
Tue, 12 Apr 2011 04:47:19 GMT
The United Arab Emirates is scheduled to mount an exhibition of paintings by award-winning Iranian artist Behrang Samadzadegan in the city of Dubai.
Mon, 11 Apr 2011 13:17:24 GMT
Turkey will hold an exhibition of Persian manuscripts in the city of Konya where the world-renowned Persian Sufi poet Mowlavi has been laid to rest.
Sat, 09 Apr 2011 15:12:44 GMT
Iranian photojournalist Hossein Fatemi has been awarded by the 2010 China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP) for his pictures of Afghan victims of landmine.
Sat, 09 Apr 2011 04:40:09 GMT
A page from a 16th-century Persian manuscript has sold for 7.4 million pounds ($12 million), an auction record for any Islamic work of art.
Thu, 07 Apr 2011 07:47:46 GMT
Spain's Complutense University is set to unveil a statue of Omar Khayyam in an effort to honor the world-renowned Persian polymath and poet.
Wed, 06 Apr 2011 06:49:22 GMT
Iranian craftsman Mehdi Rajabzadeh has designed a selection of poems by Persian polymath Omar Kayyam in the form of a carpet book in 90 pages.
Tue, 05 Apr 2011 05:19:00 GMT
Tehran's Niavaran Historical and Cultural Complex has launched an exhibition of wax figures on loan from St. Petersburg's Museum of Wax Figures.
Mon, 04 Apr 2011 14:45:28 GMT
The National Museum of Tajikistan has unveiled a statue of the world-renowned Persian epic poet Ferdowsi created by Iranian artist Afshin Esfandiari.
Mon, 04 Apr 2011 14:43:02 GMT
Iran says it has severed all ties with the Louvre Museum because the French art center has not shown any commitment to the promises it made.
Sun, 03 Apr 2011 12:49:19 GMT
Iranian musician Majid Nazempour says he is planning to restore and display a number of old and forgotten Persian instruments in the near future.
Sat, 02 Apr 2011 04:52:15 GMT
Iran's Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad Hosseini says Iran can serve as a model for the region and the world by drawing on its potentials.
Thu, 31 Mar 2011 07:36:00 GMT
Iran's Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance has announced a plan to set up a permanent exhibition of books and cultural products in Tajikistan.
Thu, 31 Mar 2011 04:19:20 GMT
Bulgaria has organized a cultural ceremony as an effort to introduce the Persian New Year (Nowruz) festivities in the capital city of Sofia.
Thu, 31 Mar 2011 00:33:42 GMT
A US federal appeals court has overturned a lower court order that authorized seizure of Iran's Achaemenid-era artifacts in the University of Chicago.
Tue, 29 Mar 2011 03:55:04 GMT
International ensembles partake in programs held on the sidelines of the second International Nowruz Celebrations in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
Mon, 28 Mar 2011 17:22:14 GMT
The second International Nowruz Celebrations has wrapped up in Iran with a declaration of peace, justice and compassion for the people of the world.
Mon, 28 Mar 2011 15:07:11 GMT
Russia is slated to hold a photo exhibition on Afghanistan, showcasing works by Iranian photojournalist Hossein Fatemi in the capital city of Moscow.
Mon, 28 Mar 2011 05:52:31 GMT
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has presented Nowruz gifts to his Turkmen and Tajik counterparts Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov and Emomali Rahmon.
Sat, 26 Mar 2011 23:02:46 GMT
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Tajik President Emomali Rahmon have highlighted the key role of Nowruz as a means to strengthen national identity.
Sat, 26 Mar 2011 17:28:40 GMT
Iran's second International Nowruz Celebrations will kick off at Tehran's Vahdat Hall, hosting top officials from Persian-speaking countries.
Sat, 26 Mar 2011 13:24:29 GMT
Iranian artists are slated to unveil two giant puppets during a ceremony organized to mark the World Theatre Day in the capital city of Tehran.
Fri, 25 Mar 2011 08:29:47 GMT
Lebanon's culture minister has announced Beirut's readiness to set up a joint ministerial committee to draw up action plans for cultural cooperation with Iran.
Thu, 24 Mar 2011 12:10:00 GMT
Presidents of Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Armenia and Iraq will take part in an international Nowruz festival hosted by Iran.
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