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The Niavaran Cultural Festival is playing host to the Islamic-Iranian fashion show where 50 models dressed in a variety of costumes are offering new designs.
An Iranian scholar and expert on Iqbal, Mohammad Baqaii Makan, believes the Persian New Year, Noruz, teaches an individual the full admiration of mankind and the world.
Friday, 25 February 2011 14:06

Lorestan preparing for Nowrouz

Nomads of Lorestan set up tents at the entrance of different cities of the province, including Khorramabad, Aligoudarz and Poldokhtar, as they have done every year to welcome visitors for …
Friday, 25 February 2011 14:04

Bahar-dar-Bahar on Kish Island

The Third Festival of Bahar-dar-Bahar (Spring in Spring) is underway on Kish Island.
Thursday, 24 February 2011 04:19

United Nations recognizes Nowrouz

The United Nations has officially recognized and acknowledged the traditional Norouz celebrations of the Iranian people. The General Assembly of the United Nations has officially recognized 21 March (1st Farvardin) …
Iran's minister of cooperatives has handed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's letter of invitation to Kyrgyzstan's president to participate in International Nowruz Celebrations in Tehran.
Friday, 18 February 2011 07:47

Malek Museum: A treasury of Islamic works

Malek Museum is the first endowed museum of the country.
Thursday, 17 February 2011 07:46

Malek Museum: A treasury of Islamic works

Malek Museum is the first endowed museum of the country.
The ancient ritual of Pir-e Shaliar is held annually at Uramantakht Village, Kurdestan province, during Jan. 21-Feb. 19.
Wednesday, 09 February 2011 12:56

Iranian tazieh wins award at Indian festival

A tazieh (Iranian passion play), entitled “The Red Dawn,” won the Panchalratna Award at the Sixth Bareilly International Theater Festival, according to Tehran Times.
Monday, 31 January 2011 08:32

Iran to launch Noruz secretariat soon

Iran is set to launch a Noruz secretariat in the upcoming days to help collect and preserve Noruz traditions which are observed by the regional countries, according to Tehran Times.
Monday, 24 January 2011 12:36

Iran to hold culture week in Tajikistan

Iran will hold a cultural week in Tajikistan during the Noruz holiday beginning on March 21, according to Tehran Times.
Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization (CHTHO) recently submitted four portfolios documenting Iranian cultural traditions for registration on UNESCO List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, Tehran Times …
Tuesday, 11 January 2011 09:27

‘Amou Norouz’ to greet Iranian children

Iran’s national doll Amu Noruz (Uncle Noruz) will be greeting children at Noruz this year, giving them the good news of the New Year’s arrival, according to Tehran Times.
Tuesday, 04 January 2011 10:16

Iran in Shahnameh

Iran is the most familiar name encountered by the readers of ‘Shahnameh’ (‘Grand Book’ containing the epic poetry by eminent Iranian poet Ferdowsi).
Anthropology museum will be established in Sarvestan County of Fars province in the near future.
East Azerbaijan province’s edifices are attracting more tourists.
Saturday, 18 December 2010 13:46

Cultural weeks planned in 4 countries

Iran cultural weeks are planned in Turkey, Oman, Greece and Australia.
Friday, 17 December 2010 11:11

Istanbul to host Iran Cultural Week

Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) is going to hold cultural week in Istanbul, Turkey.
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 11:49

Hamadan exported 4000 tons of handicrafts

Some 4470 tons of different handicrafts productions has been exported from Hamadan province during the first eight month of current Year.