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Photo: Fantastic Nasir al-Mulk Mosque

Photo: Fantastic Nasir al-Mulk Mosque

The Nasir al-Mulk Mosque in Shiraz, famous for its stained glass windows, is one of the tourists attractions of Iran’s historic city of Shiraz which is frequently visited by domestic and foreigner visitors. Masjed-e Nasir Al Molk One of the most elegant and most photographed pieces of architecture in southern Iran, the Pink Mosque was…

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Photo: 36th Fajr Film Festival winners honored

Photo: 36th Fajr Film Festival winners honored

The annual Fajr Film Festival (FFF) came to an end on Sunday at Tehran’s Milad Tower after presenting awards to the best of cinematic productions in the past year. The event was attended by Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri, Culture Minister Abbas Salehi, Director of the 36th Fajr Film Festival Ebrahim Darougheh-Zadeh and Director…

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36th Fadjr Int’l Theater Festival announcing winners

36th Fadjr Int’l Theater Festival announcing winners

The 36th Fadjr International Theater Festival (FITF) ended in a ceremony after announcing the winners in different categories. In the international competition section Best Play Award was jointly presented to ‘The History Boys’ by Ashkan Khalilnejad, and ‘Melancholy of the Dragons’ by Philippe Quesne of France, honaronline.ir wrote. Khalilnejad also received the Best Directing Award…

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Photo: 33rd Fajr Music Festival wraps up in Tehran

Photo: 33rd Fajr Music Festival wraps up in Tehran

The 33rd Iran’s Fajr International Music Festival came to an end on Friday, after 10 days of hosting Iranian and foreign music performances. Related posts: Photo: The 32nd Fajr Intl. Music Festival started in Tehran Photo: French, Spanish performances at Fajr Int. Music Festival Photo: First performance of ‘Land of Heroes’ symphony in Tehran Photo:…

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Photo: Oliver Twist musical theater performed in Tehran

Photo: Oliver Twist musical theater performed in Tehran

The Oliver Thuist musical theater directed by Hossein Parsaei performed by the over 100 artist at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall up to January 20, 2018. Navid Mohammdzadeh and Mahnaz Afshar Iranian famous cinema stars played in this musical theater. Oliver Twist is one of famous Novel from Charles Dickens that originally published on 1838. Oliver Twist, or…

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Iranian film festival in Warsaw

Iranian film festival in Warsaw

An Iranian film festival opening on Tuesday is underway at Luna Cinema in the Polish capital of Warsaw. Ten movies have been selected by Iran’s Farabi Cinema Foundation for the festival, which will run until December 10, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Thursday. “Tragedy” by Azita Moguie, “Crazy Castle” by Abolhassan Davudi, “A…

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Polo registered as Iran’s intangible cultural heritages in UNESCO

Polo registered as Iran’s intangible cultural heritages in UNESCO

The team sport of polo, which is played on horseback, together with the Iranian bowed string instrument of Kamancheh are set to be added to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists by the end of the current year. Farhad Nazari, head of the Registration Department at Iran Cultural…

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Iran awards 2017 Mustafa Prize to Turkish professor

Iran awards 2017 Mustafa Prize to Turkish professor

The 2017 Mustafa Scientific Prize honored Prof. Sami Erol Gelenbe from Turkey and Prof. M. Amin Shokrollahi from Iran as laureates during an award ceremony on Sunday. During the Mustafa Prize ceremony held on December 3 in Tehran attended by senior Iranian officials, representatives of OIC countries along with over sixty prominent scholars and scientists…

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Photo: The 7th Daf festival held in Sanandaj

Photo: The 7th Daf festival held in Sanandaj

The 7th Navay-e Rahmat(Mercy) Daf festival held in Sanandaj. 324 music section from 25 provinces  registered in this festival. The participants performed within 3 days. About Daf Daf is one of the most ancient frame drums in Asia and North Africa. As a Persian instrument, in 20th century, it is considered as a Sufi instrument…

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Photo: The Si; Shahnameh concert theater

Photo: The Si; Shahnameh concert theater

Classical vocalist and tonbak player Homayoun Shajarian, and composer Sohrab Pournazeri, are currently staging a multimedia concert titled ‘Si’ based on Persian poet Ferdowsi’s ‘Shahnameh’. The stories performed include ‘Rostam and Esfandyar’, ‘Zal and Rudabeh’ and ‘Rostam and Sohrab’.   About Shahnameh A little over a thousand years ago a Persian poet named Ferdowsi of…

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