A ceremony commemorating world-known Iranian poet and mystic Molana Jalaleddin Mohammad Rumi opened in Shahid Beheshti University on Friday.
14 countries participate in Rumi commemoration ceremony
Iranian film ‘Helmsman’, directed by Majid Esmaeili-Parsa, managed to win the Best Director award at the Smile International Film Festival for Children & Youth (SIFFCY) in India.
India’s SIFFCY’s Best Director award goes to Iran’s ‘Helmsman’
Although Qajar dynasty was a terrible period of decline in art and architecture, but inheritance of Safavid period encouraged many artists of Qajar period to show their innovations through new limited number of art and architecture.
Seyyed Mosque, the most famous one from Qajar era
The Pahlevani and Zoorkhaneh rituals are the Iranian intangible cultural heritage and one of the martial arts dating back to ancient Iran.
Iran, land of Pahlevani, Zoorkhaneh rituals
Louvre Abu Dhabi, the only offshoot of the Louvre, opened Nov. 11, will open its inaugural exhibition, ‘One Louvre to Another: Opening a Museum for Everyone’, on Dec. 21.
Louvre Abu Dhabi to exhibit $450m Da Vinci
Iran and Poland will hold a joint concert entitled, ‘Two Friends’ on December 17, which coincides with Rumi’s World Anniversary.
Iran, Poland to perform joint concert
The French writer Claude Simon, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1985, would not be published today, according to an experiment conducted by one of his fans.
Nobel Prize winner's book turned down by 19 publishers
The Chinese city of Quanzhou, previously known as one of the four largest seaports for foreign trade in China, was enriched by the ancient Maritime Silk Road. This year marks the third time for the city to hold the Maritime Silk Road International Arts Festival, which opened on December 10.
3rd Maritime Silk Road Int'l Arts Festival opens
Iran is keen to promote and strengthen cultural ties with Pakistan which would also help in bringing the people of the two countries closer to each other, Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Mehdi Honordoost said.
Iran envoy: Iran keen to strengthen cultural ties with Pakistan
Two Iranian films ‘Kupal’ by Kazem Mollaei and ‘The Man Who Forgot to Breathe’ by Saman Hosseinpour received awards at the third Montreal Independent Film Awards.
Montreal awarded two Iranian films

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