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8/30/2014   --   8:30 AM
VP: Iran's Tourism Industry Flourishing

Culture - Iranian Vice-President and Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Massoud Soltanifar expressed pleasure that more foreign tourists have been showing interest in traveling to Iran in recent months.

8/16/2014   --   3:00 PM
VP: Iran's Annual Tourism Revenues Exceed $5bln

Culture - Iranian Vice-President and Head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Massoud Soltanifar expressed pleasure that more foreign tourists are showing interest in traveling to the country recently despite the US-led western sanctions.

8/12/2014   --   10:18 AM
Hollywood's Star Robin Williams Dies in Apparent Suicide

Culture - The Hollywood star Robin Williams has been found dead at his home in Northern California from an apparent suicide, media reported.

8/10/2014   --   11:38 AM
Culture minister rules out authorizing BBC to resume work in Tehran

Culture - Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati on Sunday ruled out authorizing BBC to resume work in Tehran.

8/3/2014   --   4:29 PM
Shajarian, Qorbani to release joint album

Culture - Celebrated Iranian vocalists Homayoun Shajarian and Alireza Qorbani will collaborate for the first time in the production of an album.

8/2/2014   --   2:33 PM
Iranian Oscar-Winning Director Condemns Israel's Dictatorial Behavior

Culture - Iranian Oscar-winning director Asqar Farhadi, whose 'Nader and Simin, A Separation' won international acclaim and awards in almost every world film festival, deplored the Zionist regime's crimes against the Palestinian people, describing the Israeli regime as a brutal tyrant.

8/2/2014   --   2:25 PM
Iranian violinistˈs melodies to be released soon

Culture - Melodies composed by the late Iranian violinist Homayoun Khorram will be released soon.

7/22/2014   --   5:53 PM
Tehran cinema complex offers free admission to promote movie going

Culture - The Azadi Cinema Complex in Tehran announced on Tuesday that henceforth, its theaters will offer free admission every day for the first screening.

7/22/2014   --   5:51 PM
Iranian artists gathering to say “Gaza Is Not Alone”

Culture - Iranian artists will come together this evening at the Art Bureau in Tehran for a meeting entitled “Gaza Is Not Alone” to express their solidarity with the people of Gaza, which have been a prime target for Israeli airstrikes over the past weeks.

7/20/2014   --   8:16 AM
Veteran illustrator Manouchehr Darafsheh dies

Culture - Veteran illustrator of visual arts and Iran's school books Manouchehr Darafsheh has passed away at the age of 74.

7/17/2014   --   3:20 PM
Iranian short film to compete at Lucania Film Festival

Culture - Iranian short film ‘It Hits Upon the Roof’, directed by Teymour Qaderi, has been selected to compete at the 2014 Lucania Film Festival in Italy.

7/17/2014   --   3:16 PM
Artists displaying works at own house

Culture - Renowned Iranian artists are displaying their works in an exhibition titled ‘Art Ceremony’ at Tehran’s Artists House.

7/16/2014   --   1:43 PM
Book introduces Molana to world

Culture - The book ˈBang-e Aabˈ (Sound of Water), centered on the renowned Persian poet and mystic Molana Jalaleddin Rumi, has been released by Roshd Amouzesh Publications.

7/7/2014   --   5:03 PM
Qurˈan exhibit int’l section opens

Culture - The international section of the Holy Qurˈan Exhibition opened Saturday evening with the participation of over 30 artists and researchers from 16 nations.

7/2/2014   --   7:05 PM
Latest Aqili album in market

Culture - Iranian vocalist Salar Aqili has released his latest album titled ˈHomelandˈ.

7/1/2014   --   9:58 AM
Iranian actor Baqer Sahrarudi dies at 73

Culture - Iranian actor Baqer Sahrarudi, famous for his peculiar style of performances, died on Sunday. He was 73.

6/29/2014   --   7:55 PM
Ardeshir Kamkar to hold concert

Culture - Veteran musician Ardeshir Kamkar will perform a traditional concert at Tehranˈs Vahdat Hall.

6/24/2014   --   7:46 PM
Shajarian receives Chevalier medal

Culture - Acclaimed Iranian vocalist Mohammad Reza Shajarian received the prestigious French honor, the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, in Tehran on Monday afternoon.

6/23/2014   --   10:16 AM
Moscow music festival to host Iran’s Lian ensemble

Culture - Iranian music ensemble Morvarid-e-Lian, led by Mohsen Sharifian has been invited to take part in the 12th traditional international music festival in Moscow.

6/21/2014   --   3:35 PM
Iranian Artists Forum honors filmmaker Nasser Taqvaii

Culture - The Iranian Artists Forum (IAF) honored Nasser Taqvaii, a filmmaker famous for his ingenious style, during a ceremony on Thursday.

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