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5/19/2014   --   2:13 PM
President Welcomes Expatriates' Investment in Iran

Culture - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed his government's support for investment in Iran's economic sector by the country's expatriates who are now living in different world countries.

6/24/2012   --   11:38 PM
Iran ‘The Bear’ warmly received in 2012 Shanghai festival

Culture - Iranian filmmaker Khosrow Maasoumi’s feature-length movie The Bear has been warmly welcomed at the 15th edition of the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) in China.

6/4/2012   --   8:05 PM
Iran to hold the 8th International Tourism Exhibition

Culture - Iran is planning to hold its 8th International Tourism Exhibition, hosting representatives of more than 30 countries in the southern province of Fars

6/3/2012   --   11:25 PM
Iran's ‘The Sky of Snowy Days’ warmly received in Ankara

Culture - Iranian playwright Mohammad Charmshir’s stage production The Sky of Snowy Days has been warmly received in the Turkish capital of Ankara.

4/24/2012   --   7:06 PM
Iran to hold 25th Tehran International Book Fair

Culture - Iran is planning to hold the 25th Tehran International Book Fair hosting domestic and international publishers at the capital city’s Grand Prayer Grounds.

4/18/2012   --   10:16 PM
(P)GCC claims about three Iranian islands, regrettable: Mehmanparast

Culture - Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has expressed regret about the repetition of baseless claims about the three Persian Gulf islands of the Greater and Lesser Tunb and Abu Musa (Persian) by the Gulf Cooperation Council.


3/19/2012   --   12:21 AM
Prominent Iranian Setar player and composer dies

Culture - Renowned Iranian Setar player, Persian music composer and teacher Jalal Zolfonoun has died of heart disease at the age of 74 in Tehran.


3/10/2012   --   9:12 PM
Iran’s pioneer woman writer Simin Daneshvar dies at 90

Culture - Prominent Iranian author and translator Simin Daneshvar, known as the first female novelist of contemporary Persian fiction, has died at the age of 90 in Tehran.

2/27/2012   --   10:44 PM
Farhadi’s 'A Separation' wins the first Oscar for Iran

Culture - With his 'Nader and Simin: A Separation', the acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi won the first coveted Oscar for Iran as the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards.

2/23/2012   --   10:45 PM
Karimi's 'Final Whistle' wins 3 awards at Vesoul fest

Culture - The feature, 'Final Whistle' made by Iranian actress and film director Niki Karimi won three awards at the 18th edition of Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema in France.

2/13/2012   --   2:27 PM
The Winners of Crystal Simorgh in 30th FIFF

Culture - The winners of 30th FIFF in different categories were announced yesterday.

2/6/2012   --   8:11 AM
'One Line of Reality'
Ordeal of a journalist couple in a social melodrama

Culture - The film, 'One Line of Reality' directed by Ali Vazirian, a participant at the 30th Fajr Film Festival is a rare effort in contemporary Iranian cinema which is centered on the challenges faced by Iranian journalists in contemporary Tehran.

1/31/2012   --   10:24 PM
An Interview with Amir Esfandiari, Director of International Affairs of 30th FIFF
The Most Important Film Market in the Region

Culture - Just two days before opening of the 30th Fajr International Film Festival, Amir Esfandiari the head of International Affairs of the festival talked about Iranian International Market for Films and TV Programs and other international sections of FIFF.

1/16/2012   --   2:11 PM
Iran's “A separation” wins Golden Globe Award

Culture - Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi's family drama Nader and Simin, A Separation has won the award for best foreign language film at the Golden Globes.

1/15/2012   --   11:02 PM
Films Lineup for Cinema of Salvation

Culture - 30th FIFF announced the titles of 8 films for the Competition of Films from Islamic Countries (Cinema of Salvation).

1/1/2012   --   10:52 PM
'A Separation' screened in US to run for Oscars

Culture - 'Nader and Simin: A Separation', Iran's official submission for the Academy Awards 2012 in the category of Best Foreign Language Film was screened limitedly in US movie theaters from December 30.

12/25/2011   --   11:23 PM
Iran to hold Int'l handicraft exhibition

Culture - Iran is planning to mount an international handicrafts exhibition showcasing various works from different countries in the capital city of Tehran.


12/25/2011   --   11:23 PM
Iran holds intl. Ferdowsi confab

Culture - Iran has held an international conference on the Persian epic poet, Ferdowsi, hosting scholars and literary figures in the southeastern city of Zahedan.


12/20/2011   --   1:38 PM
Kiarostami to end 'The End' shoot in Japan

Culture - Iranian celebrated film director Abbas Kiarostami is at the final stages of shooting his new feature film 'The End' in Yokohama, Japan.

12/18/2011   --   11:04 PM
Germany holds 'cinema in Iran' confab

Culture - Berlin has held an International conference on Iranian cinema and media hosting scholars from European, American and Iranian universities.


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