Iranian Art and Culture

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  • کنسرت ارکستر سمفونیک تهران به رهبری ریکاردو موتی 2017-07-09 15:48

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi, Alireza Saeedi

    Thousands applaud Iran-Italy joint orchestra performance in Ravenna

    TEHRAN, Jul. 09 (MNA) – Tehran Symphonic Orchestra performed an outstanding joint performance with an Italian ensemble on Firday in Ravenna to warm rounds of applause from an audience of nearly 4,000 people.

  • آثار ششمین حراج تهران ویژه هنرمندان معاصر ایران 2017-07-08 11:24

    Tehran auction 2017 grosses over $8mn

    TEHRAN, Jul. 08 (MNA) – The 7th Tehran Auction was held 7 July 2017 at Parisan Hotel in the capital city where the best of Iranian artworks were introduced and sold to art collectors.

  • نمایشگاه نقاشی خط جواد بختیاری 2017-05-26 23:18

    By: Mahmoud Rahimi

    S Korean envoy to Tehran hosts art exhibition

    TEHRAN, May. 26 (MNA) – An art exhibition of calligraphy by Javad Bakhtiari has been held at the residence of South Korea’s ambassador to Tehran.

  • unesco 2017-05-11 17:58

    2 new cases awaiting inscription in UNESCO list

    TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) – Two new cases have been submitted to UNESCO and are expected to be inscribed in the world heritage list this year, Head of Iranian National Commission for UNESCO said Thursday.

  • اختتامیه سی و پجمین جشنواره بین المللی فیلم فجر 2017-04-28 11:46

    By: Mohammad Moheimany

    35th Fajr Intl. Filmfest wraps up

    TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) – The closing ceremony for the 35th Fajr International Film Festival, attended by Iranian cinema managers, cineastes, political figures, national and international special guests, was held in Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Thursday.

  • Algeria 2017-03-30 11:51

    Algeria determined to boost cultural ties with Iran

    TEHRAN, Mar. 30 (MNA) – Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal told Iranian Culture Minister Salehi Amiri that Algeria is determined to develop cultural ties with Iran.

  • قاشق تراشی و منبت کاری شهر خوانسار 2017-03-15 10:55

    By: Aref Fathi

    Spoon carving, woodwork in Khansar

    KHANSAR, Mar. 15 (MNA) – Spoon carving and woodwork are among important and beautiful handicrafts in Khansar, Isfahan province. The city’s woodcarving industry has a long history dating back to the Safavid era.

  • کنسرت پرواز همای و عالیم قاسف اف 2017-03-10 17:24

    By: Mehran Riazi

    Iranian-Azerbaijani musicians present joint concert

    TEHRAN, Mar. 10 (MNA) – Alim Qasimov, revered singer of Azerbaijan, who was awarded the International Music Council-UNESCO Music Prize in 1999, held a joint concert with Parvaz Homay, a young Iranian singer, in Tehran late on Thursday. The second night of the concert is to be held on Friday.

  • غلامحسین امیرخانی 2017-03-01 12:21

    Lifelong calligraphy master receives French highest order

    TEHRAN, Mar. 01 (MNA) – Calligraphy master Gholamhossein Amirkhani has been awarded by French embassy in Tehran the highest order of the country Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur.

  • حافظیه 2017-02-28 15:34

    Fars province a frequent tourist destination for foreigners

    SHIRAZ, Feb. 28 (MNA) – Figures show Fars province in general and Shiraz in particular were destinations of about 350,000 foreign tourists in the first 9 months of the fiscal year beginning March 21 2016.

  • Mahdavian 2017-02-11 20:00

    Political drama ‘Midday Event’ named best at Fajr Film Festival

    TEHRAN, Feb. 11 (MNA) – ‘The Midday Event,’ a political drama that features the terrorist atrocity of the MEK Organization in Iran of the 1980s, has been crowned best at the 35th Fajr Film Festival.

  • Anna Maria Anders 2017-01-17 21:37

    JCPOA paving way for more Iran-Poland ties: Polish official

    TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – Anna Maria Anders, Secretary of State in the Office of Prime Minister of Poland, who is visiting Iran, met with the Governor-General of Isfahan Province of Iran on Tuesday.

  • آثار ششمین حراج تهران ویژه هنرمندان معاصر ایران 2016-12-24 18:56

    Tehran 6th artwork auction produces $3mn

    TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (MNA) – The 6th Tehran Auction of artwork on December has hosted 120 works of 112 illustrators and painters.

  • آثار ششمین حراج تهران ویژه هنرمندان معاصر ایران 2016-12-24 09:11

    By: Asghar Khamseh

    6th Tehran Auction

    TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (MNA) – The 6th edition of Tehran Auction was held on Friday at Espinas Hotel in Tehran where the best of Iranian art was introduced and sold to art collectors.

  • سوزن‌دوزی زنان هزارستان 2016-12-08 16:51

    By: Jafar Rahimi

    Hazara women needlework

    KABUL, Dec. 08 (MNA) – A delicate handicraft of women of Hazara, a Shia minority in Afghanistan is needlework, known locally as ‘khamak;’ a sort of embroidery. Khamak is an art of tailoring beautifully-colored designs into the cloth. The highly-admirable art now is the territory of girls of different ages.

  •   2016-11-12 19:56

    ‘Risk of Acid Rain’ to participate in Indonesian filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Nov. 12 (MNA) – Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival in Indonesia will be hosting Behtash Sanaeiha’s ‘Risk of Acid Rain’ in its competitive section, November 28-December 3.

  • موزه هنرهای معاصر 2016-11-06 10:48

    Iran’s contemporary art collection ready to go abroad

    TEHRAN, Nov. 06 (MNA) – Following a letter by German FM to Iran’s Zarif guaranteeing the safety of the treasured collections of Tehran’s Museum of Contemporary Arts, conditions are now ripe for touring the treasury in Berlin.

  • فیلم آزادی مشروط 2016-10-08 23:10

    ‘Parole’ in Cambridge filmfest

    TEHRAN, Oct. 08 (MNA) – ‘Parole’ by the first-time director Hossein Mahkam will be screened in Cambridge Film Festival in Britain.

  • Malaria 2016-09-25 22:12

    ‘Malaria’ to participate in Chicago, Busan festivals

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Parviz Shahbazi and Masoud Radaei’s co-direction ‘Malaria’ will participate in Busan and Chicago festivals as its latest international participation.

  •     2016-09-25 21:55

    ‘Survival’ to be screened in Italian festival

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Masoud Hatami’s ‘Survival’ will seek its odds of success in Corto Lovere Short Film Festival in Italy.

  • فیلم هستی 2016-09-19 17:06

    ‘Hasti’ in 2annas filmfest in Latvia

    TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) – Iranian short film 'Hasti' directed by Kamal Parnak will be screened in the 21st Latvian 2annas Film Festival, September 27- October 2.

  • ششمین جشنواره سراسری دف نوازی با عنوان «دف نوای» رحمت 2016-09-15 18:40

    By: Arian Nasrollahi

    Sanandaj hosts 6th National Tambourine Festival

    SANANDAJ, Sep. 15 (MNA) – The 6th National Tambourine Playing Festival has been organized by provincial office of Ministry of Culture in Kurdistan province, to which diverse groups from across the country contribute. The present edition has been called ‘Tambourine, Call of Blessing.’

  • فیلم گیتا 2016-09-10 18:09

    ‘Gita’ to be screened in Oaxaca Filmfest

    TEHRAN, Sep. 10 (MNA) – Masoud Madadi’s ‘Gita’ will be screened in competitive section of the 7th edition of the Oaxaca FilmFest, Mexico.

  • اولین روز از شانزدهمین جشنواره بین المللی عروسکی تهران 2016-09-03 12:40

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    Puppet theater festival brings color to Tehran

    TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (MNA) – Tehran was host to a week-long International Puppet Theater Festival late August, where colorful puppets of all sizes and kinds brought happy smiles to the faces of children and adults alike.  

  • تجلیل از میگل لیتین فیلمساز شیلیایی 2016-09-01 15:37

    Iranian-Latin American Revolutionary Arts Union

    TEHRAN, Sep. 01 (MNA) --The international section of Ammar Popular Film Festival has hosted a ceremony to honor renowned Chilean anti-coup filmmaker Miguel Littin.

  • تحقق آرزوی امل  ۸ ساله 2016-08-29 20:25

    Cancerous girl becomes Cinderella by charity

    AHVAZ, Aug. 29 (MNA) – Amal, 8 and terminally ill, has seen her childhood dream becoming a reality when in Ahvaz, city tributes to her becoming Cinderella princess.

  • المپیک ریو 2016-08-10 12:12

    Concurrent with Rio Olympics;

    Iranian culture exhibition opens in Rio

    TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) – An Iranian cultural exhibition was opened in Rio de Janeiro on Mon. concurrent with the Olympic competitions currently underway in the Brazilian seaside city.

  • کنسرت گروه موسقی شمس 2016-07-21 18:42

    By: Asghar Khamseh

    Shams music band concert

    ALEPPO, Jul. 21 (MNA) – Shams traditional music band, leaded by Keikhosrow Pour Nazerian, had a performance in Vahdat Hall of Tehran on Wednesday evening.

  • نقش زندگی بر تار و پود فرش ترکمن 2016-07-20 16:16

    By: Abbas Poustindouz

    Turkmen Rug

    TEHRAN, Jul. 20 (MNA) – A Turkmen rug (or carpet) is a type of handmade floor-covering textile traditionally originating in Central Asia. Iranian Turkmen girls and women weave fantasy into reality displaying their talent, ability and interest.

  • مراسم تجلیل از برگزیدگان بیست و ششمین نمایشگاه ملی صنایع دستی کشور 2016-07-19 16:26

    By: Majid Haghdoust

    Honoring winners of 26th Natl. Exhibition of Handicrafts

    TEHRAN, Jul. 19 (MNA) – The winners of the 26th National Exhibition of Handicrafts were honored on Tuesday in the presence of Vice President of Iran and head of Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization Masoud Soltanifar.