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4/20/2014   --   9:06 PM
President Rouhani: Iran Respects Women's Social Rights

Culture - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined that the Islamic Republic pays much respect to women's social rights and tries to provide the ground for their equal chance with men both for study and work.

4/19/2014   --   8:59 PM
Entezami House Museum to kick off in Tehran

Culture - Leading Iranian actor Ezzatollah Entezami House Museum, dedicated to Iranian theater, is scheduled to kick off in the capital city of Tehran.

4/15/2014   --   6:40 PM
Iran commemorates national Attar Day

Culture - Iran has commemorated the national Attar Day to pay tribute to the prominent mystic 13th-century Persian poet, Farid al-Din Attar Neishabouri.

4/15/2014   --   6:39 PM
Iran to hold first Intl. Shakespeare conference

Culture - The International Conference on Shakespeare is scheduled to be held in Iran for the first time ever.

4/15/2014   --   6:36 PM
Hafez Nazeri album tops Billboard

Culture - Iranian composer, vocalist and instrumentalist Hafez Nazeri’s latest album ‘Untold’ made its No. 1 debut on US magazine Billboard’s traditional classical albums chart.

4/15/2014   --   6:32 PM
Prospect of Iran’s National Orchestra brilliant: Conductor

Culture - The prospect of Iran’s National Orchestra is brilliant, renowned Iranian composer, conductor and founder of Iranˈs National Orchestra Farhad Fakhreddini said on Tuesday.

4/5/2014   --   2:52 PM
‘Merajiha’, ‘Che’, national bestseller movies

Culture - Iranian movies ‘Merajiha’ directed by Masoud Dehnamaki and ‘Che’ directed by Ebrahim Hatamikia are among the nationwide best sellers, since International Fajr film festival movies released.

4/2/2014   --   11:16 PM
Persian Nature Day

Culture - Iran Nature Day known as Sizdah-bedar is marked on the 13th day after the start of the new Persian Year corresponding to April 2, when Iranians have the tradition of spending the day outdoors. [PHOTOS

3/19/2014   --   5:27 PM
Hushang Moradi Kermani on shortlist for 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Award

Culture - Hushang Moradi Kermani, the eminent writer of books primarily for children and teenagers, is among the six writer-finalists nominated for the 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Award.

3/19/2014   --   5:25 PM
Hong Kong filmfest to hold Asghar Farhadi retrospective

Culture - The 38th Hong Kong International Film Festival will hold a retrospective of the Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi

3/16/2014   --   4:26 PM
Majid Majidi laments West’s Islamophobia

Culture - The Oscar nominated Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi criticized the West for disseminating Islamophobia in the world during a panel at the Palais De Nations in Geneva on Thursday.

3/15/2014   --   2:58 PM
Producers to take “Track 143” to French film market

Culture - Producers Abuzar Purmohammadi and Mohammad-Hossein Qasemi plan to send the Iranian war drama “Track 143” to the 51st MIP TV, an international TV and digital content market in Cannes, France.

3/15/2014   --   2:27 PM
Actor Parviz Parastuii asks people to sign petition for release of abducted border guards

Culture - Actor Parviz Parastuii has asked people around the world to sign a petition for the release of the five Iranian border guards who were kidnapped by the Pakistani rebel group Jaish al-Adl in early February.

3/11/2014   --   4:19 PM
‘I am neither Angel nor Devil,’ takes three years of collaboration

Culture - A soloist of ‘I am neither angel nor devil’ has said the album has taken three years of collaboration to completion.

3/10/2014   --   6:35 PM
Iran finds big winners of Oscars 2014 acceptable for TV broadcast

Culture - The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) is scheduled to air the slavery drama “12 Years a Slave” and space thriller “Gravity”, both big winners at this year’s Academy Awards, during the Iranian New Year holidays that begin on March 21.

2/7/2014   --   11:25 PM
“One Hundred Years of Solitude” translator Bahman Farzaneh dies at 75

Culture - Bahman Farzaneh, known for his Persian translation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s widely acclaimed novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude”, died on Thursday in a Tehran hospital, where he was being treated for diabetes, his sister, Setareh, told the the Persian news agencies.

2/1/2014   --   4:29 PM
Iran, UK May Install Cyrus Cylinder Replica in Netherlands

Culture - Iran and the United Kingdom are planning to weigh up the installation of a replica of ancient Persian relic Cyrus Cylinder in The Hague, the Netherlands, an Iranian official said.

2/1/2014   --   4:11 PM
Iran Hosting Fajr International Film Festival

Culture - The 32nd edition of Iran’s most important film presentation and competition, Fajr International Film Festival, has kicked off in the Iranian capital city of Tehran.

2/1/2014   --   10:57 AM
Thousands of filmgoers flock to theaters on free admission day in Iran

Culture - Iran’s movie theaters across the country hosted thousands of filmgoers, who, once again after a lapse of several years, were offered free admission on Thursday, the day named Greetings to Cinema Day by the Iran Cinema Organization (ICO).

1/26/2014   --   11:15 PM
Iran Culture Minister Meets His Italian Counterpart

Culture - Iranian Culture Minister Ali Jannati met his Italian counterpart Massimo Bray in Tehran's Milad Tower on Saturday. [PHOTOS]

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