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2/4/2017   --   8:10 AM
An Italian photographer: I was surprised by Iranian kindness

Culture - Massimo Rumi is an Italian photographer who lives in London but makes the globe his home. From a corporate career – and the lifestyle that goes with it – Massimo turned his lens inwards before embarking on an adventure far removed from the finance world.

1/29/2017   --   12:52 PM
Oscar Academy expresses regret at Farhadi’s travel ban

Politics - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in a statement expressed its regret over visa ban for Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi.

1/28/2017   --   12:33 PM
WFTGA Convention to help sustainable development

Politics - Holding 2017 Iran’s World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA) Convention is in line with UN aims and is a factor to promote sustainable development, Head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization said.

11/9/2016   --   8:57 PM
I wish knew persian and could talk to iranian people

Culture - Each year, lots of tourist from different countries come to visit various destinations in Iran, But Kristina Palten is different from all of them. She came to Iran alone and visited cities which are not famous for most the tourists. Kristina has travelled to all of these cities on foot. She had been in Iran for about two months and runned more than 1001 miles with a slogan named “Trust”.We had an interview with this 45 year old woman.

8/31/2015   --   8:11 AM
Iranian actor Ali Tabatabaei dies at 32

Culture - Iranian cinema and television actor Ali Tabatabaei has passed away in the Iranian capital, Tehran, at the age of 32.

7/13/2015   --   4:15 PM
Iranian Minister Urges Enhanced Cultural Ties with Algeria

Culture - Iran's Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Ali Jannati on Monday underscored the expansion of cultural interactions between Tehran and Algiers in different areas.

7/7/2015   --   3:28 PM
Australians welcome Absolute Rest

Culture - Absolute Rest directed by Iranian filmmaker Abdolreza Kahani has been warmly welcomed by Australian movie-goers.

7/1/2015   --   12:22 PM
Iranian artists perform at Milan Expo 2015

Culture - ‘Shams’ ensemble from Khaf, Khorasan Razavi province, in northeastern Iran, held performances at Milan Expo 2015 and will return home soon.

7/1/2015   --   12:21 PM
Italian Best Film award goes to Iran

Culture - An Iranian flick ‘Block 9, Exit 2’, written and directed by noted filmmaker Alireza Amini, received the ‘Best Film’ award at the 14th Kimera International Film Festival in Termoli, Italy.

5/20/2015   --   8:33 AM
Al-Huda Cultural Art Institute Held in Malaysia

Culture - The Celebration of the Prophet’s Mabas in Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia with Recitation of the Holy Quran by the Iranian and Malaysian International Qaris

5/5/2015   --   4:36 PM
Photos: Iranian President Attends Opening Ceremony of ۲۸th Int’l Book Fair

Culture - The opening ceremony of ۲۸th Int’l Book Fair held on Tuesday in Tehran with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in attendance.

4/21/2015   --   11:54 AM
30 intl. filmmakers, actors to attend 33rd FIFF

Culture - For the first time, representatives of all screened films in competitive section of FIFF will visit Tehran to participate in the festival.

4/12/2015   --   3:04 PM
Khosrow Sinayi: Separation of National and International Sections of FIFF Is In Favor Of the Festival

Culture - Khosrow Sinayi, the pioneer Iranian filmmaker said: “I trust the organizers of Fajr International Film Festival and if they have decided to separate national and international sections of FIFF, it means they have done research and I believed that Fajr festival really deserve the international label.”

4/12/2015   --   3:00 PM
Alireza Raeisian: FIFF As An Economic Opportunity

Culture - Alireza Raeisian considered FIFF's workshops for coproduction, marketing and screening helpful regarding open new markets to the Iranian cinema.

4/12/2015   --   2:58 PM
75 International Companies and Buyers in Tehran Film Market

Culture - Head of the international section of the 33rd FIFF described new approach of Iran Film Market and announced that more than 75 international TV channels, film companies, festival presidents and guests will attend Tehran film market.

4/12/2015   --   2:56 PM
Atebayi: FIFF, An Opportunity To Meet The Audiences’ Requirements

Culture - Mohammad Atebayi considered Fajr International Film Festival as an opportunity to meet the audiences’ requirement.

3/26/2015   --   10:44 PM
Photos: Iran, My Beautiful Country: Isfahan Province

Culture - Isfahan Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran, located in the center of the country. Isfahan (known as Nesf-e-Jahan or Half of the world) is the capital of Isfahan Province. The Naghsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan is one of the largest city squares in the world and an outstanding example of Iranian and Islamic architecture. The city also has a wide variety of historic monuments and is known for the paintings and history. [PHOTOS]

3/25/2015   --   4:52 PM
Iran Asks for Regional States' Cooperation with UNESCO to Protect Regional Heritage

Culture - Iran called for serious cooperation between the regional states and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to protect the cultural heritage existing in the region.

3/25/2015   --   4:50 PM
Lebanese Minister Stresses Expansion of Cultural Cooperation with Iran

Culture - Lebanon's Culture Minister Remon Areiji in a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Ali Jannati in Beirut emphasized his country's enthusiasm for the further development of cultural ties and cooperation with Tehran.

3/25/2015   --   4:46 PM
Minister: Iran Attaches Much Importance to Security in Lebanon

Culture - Iranian Culture Minister Ali Jannati in a meeting with Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri reiterated the high importance of Lebanon's security to Tehran.

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