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  • زیباترین بندر دریاچه ارومیه Today 20:43

    By: Ali Hamed Haghdoust

    Amazing Urmia lake

    TEHRAN, Jan. 19 (MNA) – Urmia Lake, the biggest salt lake in the Middle East and the sixth largest saltwater is still beautiful despite draining. The following photos show Rahmanlu and Danalu wharves in south-east part of the lake which were expected to be the most beautiful wharves among others around the lake.

  • فرهاد حسن‌زاده Yesterday 17:36

    Iranian writer shortlisted for HCAA 2018

    TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) – Farhad Hassanzadeh has been shortlisted for 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Award along with four other writers from around the globe.

  • اختتامیه سیزدهمین کنفرانس مجالس کشورهای عضو سازمان همکاری اسلامی Yesterday 15:05

    Photo: Mohsen Norouzi Fard

    Closing ceremony of 13th PUIC Conf.

    TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) – The closing ceremony of the 13th PUIC Conference was held on Wednesday (January 17) with the Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani heading the session.

  • فیلم سد معبر Yesterday 15:03

    ‘Blockage’ to go on screen at 2018 IFFR

    TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) – ‘Blockage’ will make its third international appearance in the 47th International Film Festival Rotterdam.

  • هشتمین روز جشنواره موسیقی فجر Yesterday 14:57

    Photo: Behnam Tofighi

    8th day of Fajr Intl. Musicfest.

    TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) – The 8th day of Fajr International Music Festival was held in Tehran with several musicians giving memorable performances.

  • فیلم جاودانگی Yesterday 14:55

    ‘Immortality’ opens Sofia MENAR filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) – ‘Immortality’ directed by Mehdi Fard Ghaderi and produced by Javad Norouzbeigi was screened at the opening ceremony of MENAR Film Festival.

  • نمایش پرتره ۱۰۰ چهره ورزشی ایران Yesterday 14:54

    Exhibition of Iranian athlete portraits, Tehran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) – Portraits of 100 Iranian athletes are on exhibit until January 26, 2018 in Sa’dabad Compled, Tehran.

  • برلیناله Yesterday 09:53

    Three Iranian films to vie at 68th Berlin filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) – After ‘Pig’ by Mani Haghighi, two other Iranian films have won tickets to Berlinane 2018.

  • ارکستر صدا و سیما 2018-01-17 19:05

    By: Ghayyuomi, Tofighi, Moheimany

    Music performances staged on 7th night of Fajr Musicfest.

    TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – At the 7th night of the 33rd edition of Fajr International Festival of Music, MNA photographers framed the performances staged in three venues of Azadi tower, Niavaran Palace, and Roudaki Hall.

  • دومین نمایشگاه سراسری صنایع دستی خراسان جنوبی 2018-01-17 11:40

    Iranian handicrafts to go on exhibit in Japan

    TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – Tokyo International Gift Show will for the first time play host to Iranian handicrafts in its 2018 edition.

  • نرگس زارهای بهبهان 2018-01-17 11:18

    By: Samaneh Nouri

    Amaryllis gardens in Behbahan, Iran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – Behbahan plains are habitat for Amaryllis flowers in Iran. Behbahan Amaryllis flowers ranked first in 1992 Floriade garden festival and international exhibition.

  • خرس قهوه ای - کراپ‌شده 2018-01-17 11:12

    Man faces 2 years in prison, $14000 fine for killing brown bear

    TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – The head of Shahrud Environmental Department, reiterating that the damage to the environment is not compensable, said the man who has pleaded guilty to charges he illegally killed a brown bear in Semnan province, was sentenced to two years in prison.

  • historic 2018-01-17 10:34

    3000-year-old object found in Khash

    KHASH, Jan. 17 (MNA) – Police chief of Sistan and Baluchistan province announced the discovery of a 3000-year-old object in Khash, during thief search operations.

  • انیمیشن تماشاچی 2018-01-16 17:33

    ‘Bystander’ to vie at Italian filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) – Iranian short animation ‘Bystander’ directed by Sheyda Kashi will go to Cefalu Film Festival.

  • انیمیشن آلفابت 2018-01-16 16:15

    US’ Queens World Filmfest. to screen ‘Alphabet’

    TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) – Iranian short animation ‘Alphabet’ directed by Kianoush Abedi will be screened in the 8th Queens World Film Festival in New York, US.

  • پنجمین روز از جشنواره وسیقی فجر 2018-01-15 16:15

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    AISO takes Iranian music lovers back to Baroque era

    TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – The Austro-Iranian Symphony Orchestra (AISO) performed baroque music to an almost full house Sun. on the fifth night of the 33rd Fajr Music Festival currently underway in Tehran.

  • چهارمین روز از جشنواره موسیقی فجر 2018-01-14 18:26

    By: Hamikhah, Ghayuomi

    4th night of 33rd Fajr International Festival of Music

    TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) – During the 4th night of Fajr International Festival of Music, a Spanish band staged their performance at Niavaran Complex in northern Tehran and a folklore music band from Iranian western province of Lorestan played at Azadi tower hall.

  • انیمیشن آلفابت 2018-01-14 14:23

    ‘Alphabet’ goes to Italy’s Malatesta Short Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) – Iranian short animation ‘Alphabet’ directed by Kianoush Abedi will be screened in the 2nd Malatesta Short Film Festival in Italy.

  • آقای کارگردان 2018-01-13 17:17

    Iranian ‘Mr. Director’ awarded in Spanish festival

    TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – ‘Mr. Director’ directed by Ali Erfan Farhadi won a prize worth 200 euros and a statuette at the Spanish film festival ‘Atlantis Film Awards.’

  • سوزنبان 2018-01-13 17:15

    'The Switchman' to vie at Swiss Film Fest.

    TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – Mahdi Khorramian submitted his successful 'Souzanban' (Switchman) animation to vie at the Second Video Films Festival in Switzerland.

  • film 2018-01-13 16:28

    “Chocolate” to be screened at 11th Children Film Festival in Bangladesh

    TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – As directed and produced by Soheil Movafagh and Iraj Mohammadi respectively, “Chocolate” will be screened at 11th Children Festival in Bangladesh.

  • Shahid Parvez Khan 2018-01-13 15:29

    By: Manijeh Rezapoor

    Fajr concertgoers thrilled by Parvez Khan’s raga improvisations

    TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – Shahid Parvez Khan, the Indian sitar player known for his raga improvisations, charmed the audience by the dance of his nimble fingers on his instrument during a Thursday night performance at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall. 

  • عباس کیارستمی 2018-01-13 15:00

    Belgian art center to commemorate Abbas Kiarostami

    TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – The center for Fine Arts in Brussels will commemorate late Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami.

  • انعکاس 2018-01-13 14:39

    By: Mehran Riazi

    A view of daily life in Iran – 73

    TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – A journey through the heart of Hormuz Island and capturing scenes from daily life.

  • فیلم اسرافیل 2018-01-13 13:22

    'Israfil' goes to Sweden's Göteborg Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – ‘Israfil’, director Ida Panahandeh's follow-up to ‘Nahid’, will take part in the 41st Göteborg Film Festival in Sweden.

  • نخستین اجلاس گفتگوهای فرهنگی آسیایی 2018-01-12 15:51

    ICRO to host 1st Conf. of Asian Cultural Dialogues

    TEHRAN, Jan. 12 (MNA) – The first Conference of Asian Cultural Dialogues will start Saturday, January 13, with several Iranian ministers and guests from 20 Asian countries in attendance.

  • بلوط 2018-01-11 18:02

    FAO urges further actions to save Oaks, Boxwood trees in Iran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) called for further actions to save Oaks and Boxwood trees in Zagros and Caspian forests of Iran.

  • حسن قشقاوی 2018-01-11 16:42

    Visa-free travel to Qeshm island of Iran opened

    TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) – According to Iranian deputy foreign minister, the nationals of 180 countries can travel to Iranian southern island of Qeshm with no need to apply for visa prior to their travel.

  • آیین قرعه کشی برنامه نمایش فیلم های سی و ششمین جشنواره فیلم فجر در سینمای رسانه ها 2018-01-11 13:12

    By: Majid Hamed Haghdoust

    Screening brackets for 36th Fajr Film Fest. drawn

    TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) – The ceremony to draw the brackets of screening for the 36th edition of Fajr Film Festival was held on Wednesday. The event which hosted renowned Iranian directors, actors, and screen-writers was held at Pardis Mellat cinema complex of Tehran.

  • اولین روز سی و سومین جشنواره موسیقی فجر 2018-01-11 11:57

    By: Moheimany, Tofighi

    Fajr Music Fest. of 33rd edition opens in Tehran on Wed.

    TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) – The 33rd edition of Fajr International Music Festival was officially opened in Tehran on Wednesday. The event will host a sum of 90 performances from Iranian and foreigner ensembles, orchestras, soloists, and vocalists in diverse genres of folklore, classic, traditional, and Persian music at 6 halls. The eleven day festival will come to an end on January 20 at Vahdat Hall where the best picked by the jury of the event will be awarded by Iranian cultural officials and figures.