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7/2/2017   --   1:44 PM
Iranian movie in American film festival final stage

Culture - Iranian short film ‘The Painter’ directed by Ashkan Maleki entered the final stage of an American festival called ‘Burien Film Festival’.

5/31/2017   --   1:38 PM
French medical summary confirms Iran’s report on Kiarostami’s death

Culture - The Islamic Republic of Iran Medical Council (IRIMC) announced that the hospital reports received from France confirms IRIMC’s judgment about Abbas Kiarostami’s death.

5/28/2017   --   7:46 PM
Tehran’s stone palace registered in national heritage list

Culture - A unique stone construction known as ‘Tehran Versailles’ belonged to a wealthy person before the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, has been registered on the list of Iran’s national heritage.

5/28/2017   --   6:56 PM
Iranian director awarded in Cannes

Culture - “A Man of Integrity”, the latest work of Iranian film director Mohammad Rasoulof, won the top prize in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday evening.

5/27/2017   --   12:27 PM
Iranian musician receives World Music Award

Culture - Iranian renowned musician Hossein Alizadeh has won World Music Award from World Music Cetner in South Korea.

5/21/2017   --   8:55 PM
Iran world’s most affordable tourism destination

Culture - Iran’s tourism industry has been identified for a third straight year to have the most affordable prices in the world for foreign visitors.

5/8/2017   --   3:57 PM
Tous Museum of Mashhad

Culture - The Tous Museum is located 29 kilometers northwest of the holy city of Mashhad, northeast of Iran, on Mashhad-Ghochan Road. It features the historic mausoleum of Iranian great poet, Ferdowsi.

5/8/2017   --   3:53 PM
Iran reports rise in number of tourists

Culture - Iran says the number of tourists that visited the country last year increased by above 30 percent from a year earlier – what could be an indication that one of the world’s top travel destinations is already finding its lost flavor after the removal of sanctions.

4/23/2017   --   7:36 PM
Official: Around 20 million foreign tourists visited Iran in 3 years

Culture - Deputy Head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization for tourist affairs Morteza Rahmani Movahed announced 19.9 million foreign tourists have visited Iran during past 3 years.

4/18/2017   --   1:16 PM
Iranian films applauded at Pakistan '60-second films' festival

Culture - A two-day International Festival of '60-Second films' was held in Pakistan’s Islamabad in which the Iranian films drew attraction of public.

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

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