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11/11/2017   --   11:25 PM
Int'l Digital Media Exhibition kicks off in Tehran

Culture - The 11th International Digital Media Exhibition started work Saturday with the attendance of Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Abbas Salehi in Imam Khomeini Mosalla in the capital city of Tehran.

11/6/2017   --   12:47 PM
Iranian handicap's short film in German festival

Culture - A short movie by physically challenged artist Towfiq Fattahi was admitted into and will be screened at Germany's upcoming Golden Tree International Documentary Film Festival, said the director general of West Azerbaijan Province's Welfare Organization, northwest Iran.

11/5/2017   --   4:17 PM
Iranian movies shine at PIFFA Supreme Awards

Culture - Iranian movies 'Daughter', 'Duet' and ' Sound and Fury' shined at Profima International Film Fest and Awards (2017 PIFFA) which is underway in Malaysia.

10/28/2017   --   1:23 PM
Iranian film festival kicks off in Australia

Culture - The 7th Iranian Film Festival Australia, putting on display 11 feature films from Iran, has started in Australia.

10/23/2017   --   5:00 PM
Iran opens cultural week in western Syria

Culture - Iran's cultural week has been kicked off since October 22 in Tartus, western Syria, to further promote cultural ties between the two nations.

10/19/2017   --   9:59 AM
Tehran Int'l Short Film Festival screening 110 Film from 43 countries

Culture - The 34th edition of Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF) hosted directors from 43 countries to screen 110 films from October 17 – 22, 2017, at Mellat Cinema Complex in the Iranian capital Tehran.

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.

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