Iranian prolific artist, Monir Farmanfarmaian, who was known for her mirror mosaics and geometric drawings that set records at Tehran auctions, died at the age of 97.
Iranian artist Monir Farmanfarmaian passes away at 97
President Hassan Rouhani emphasized the importance of developing tourism infrastructures, ‌said the Vice President and head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Ali Asghar Mounesan.
President Rouhani urges tourism infrastructure development
Millions of Shia Muslims around the world, including in Iran, joined celebrations to mark the birth anniversary of the 12th and last Shia Imam, Imam Mahdi.
World’s Shias celebrate Imam Mahdi’s birth anniversary
Iranian actress Forough Qajabagli won the Best Actress award for her role in ‘Tehran: City of Love,’ directed by Ali Jaberansari at the ninth edition of the Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in China.
Forough Qajabagli crowned best actress at Beijing festival
The official selection for this year’s Cannes Film Festival was revealed. This is one of the biggest events for the international film industry, in its 72nd year on the French Riviera, May 14-25, 2019. The usual big names of the Cannes festival are part of the line-up, with a few intriguing newcomers.
Official selection for Cannes festival announced
Movies and other cultural programs help deepen cultural ties between Iran and Poland, said Poland’s Chargé d’Affaires in Tehran Wojciech Unolt.
Polish official: Cultural programs deepen Iran-Poland ties
About 7.8 million tourists traveled to Iran during the last Iranian year, ended on March 20, 2019, to register a 52.5 percent growth compared with last year’s corresponding period which was 5.1 million tourists, said the deputy head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization.
Iran has 52.5% growth in foreign tourism
France will invite architects from around the world to submit designs for rebuilding the spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral that was destroyed in a devastating blaze, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Wednesday, AFP wrote.
France launches global contest to design new Notre-Dame spire

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