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11/8/2014   --   3:24 PM
Iran ‘Snow’ to compete at Singapore film festival

Culture - The Iranian drama Snow directed by Mehdi Rahmani has been selected to contend for awards at the 25th Singapore International Film Festival.

11/8/2014   --   3:22 PM
Iran actor Peyman Moaadi shines in US movie

Culture - Award winning Iranian actor and filmmaker Peyman Moaadi has garnered rave reviews for his lead role in the US-produced film, Camp X-Ray.

11/1/2014   --   4:40 PM
Iran attends Belgrade Book Fair in Serbia

Culture - Iran is participating in the 59th International Belgrade Book Fair in Serbia by displaying various published works of the country.

10/18/2014   --   3:06 PM
Vice-President Blasts US for Orchestrating Frequent Plots against Iran

Culture - Vice-President and Head of Iran’s Department of Environment Masoumeh Ebtekar said that the US government orchestrated many coup plots against Iran in 1979 in order to undermine and deal a fatal blow at the Islamic Revolution.

10/12/2014   --   12:28 PM
Iranian, Chinese Cities to Sign Sister City Accord

Culture - The Iranian city of Qazvin and the Chinese city of Haikou have a plan to ink a sister city agreement in a bid to coordinate their efforts in consolidating all-out relations, specially in trade and tourism domains.

10/5/2014   --   7:20 AM
Opening ceremony of Isfahan filmfest focuses on children of war

Culture - The 28th Isfahan International Film Festival for Children and Young Adults kicked off in the central Iranian city on Friday with the screening of “Wall Craft”, a short film focusing on children as the main victims of international wars and conflicts.

9/29/2014   --   12:09 PM
Iran's VP Attends New Afghan President's Swearing in Ceremony

Culture - Iran's Vice-President Mohammad Shariatmadari attended the inaugural ceremony of Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai which started in Kabul this morning.

9/29/2014   --   12:04 PM
VP: Iran among World's Top 10 Tourism Destinations

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.

9/22/2014   --   10:10 AM
Iran submits ‘Today’ to Oscars

Culture - Iranian movie ‘Today’, directed by Reza Mirkarimi, was selected for submission to the Foreign Language Film section of the 87th Academy Awards.

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.

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