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Wednesday, 15 December 2010 11:40

'Meimand village' dossier to be sent to UNESCO

The dossier of Meimand village is being prepared in order to be registered in UNESCO World Heritage List.
The Brigitte Schenk Gallery in Cologne is holding an exhibition on Iranian contemporary art under the title of “Iranian Today”.
Friday, 03 December 2010 07:18

Iranian Cultural Week opens in UAE

Iranian Cultural Week in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was inaugurated on Tuesday evening at the Iranian Club in which a group of Iranian artists is displaying their skills in …
The fourth edition of the Culture Festival of Iranian Tribes was inaugurated in the northern Iranian city of Gorgan in Golestan Province on Sunday.
Saturday, 20 November 2010 13:11

Persian Art & Architecture

The earliest important Islamic monument is the mausoleum of Ismail the Samanid at Bukhara. Dated 907, it is a solid, square building in cut-brick style, covered by a dome.
Friday, 19 November 2010 13:55

Persian Folklores

Folklore comprises stories, music, dance, proverbs, jokes, legends, popular beliefs and customs within a particular population, including oral traditions of that culture, subculture, or group. It is also the set …
Thursday, 18 November 2010 06:25

Iran registered on UNESCO list again

Five of Iran's diverse cultural practices have been registered on UNESCO's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.
A discussion panel on ‘Iqbal Lahori and Persian Culture and Civilization’ will be held in Tehran today.
Saturday, 13 November 2010 11:33

Cultural ties with France to expand

A section of Iran’s National Museum will be dedicated to international artworks.
Monday, 08 November 2010 13:03

Iran's cultural week opens in Canada

Iran's cultural week in Canada has opened in the city of Toronto in an effort to introduce Persian art, culture and traditions to an international audience.
Saturday, 06 November 2010 11:28

Iranian cultural week kicks off in Doha

Iranian Cultural Week kicked off in Doha, Qatar on November 4, where a delegation of over 150 Iranian cultural officials headed by Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad Hosseini …
November 4 is an important milestone in the history of the Islamic Revolution. It is the day of three historical events in different years and for this reason, November 4 …
Thursday, 04 November 2010 06:12

Iran fostering cultural bonds with Qatar

Cultural considerations in international relations have always been a tool at the service of power and politics. However, today this issue is of infrastructural significance.
Tuesday, 02 November 2010 10:41

Plans to safeguard Tehran bazaar

Technical Council of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) has announced measures to safeguard Tehran Bazaar.
Sunday, 31 October 2010 09:13

Persian carpet wows World Expo visitors

The world's smallest silk carpet woven by Iranian craftsmen has captured the attention of visitors at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, China.
Saturday, 23 October 2010 11:11

Oldest Persian manuscript published

The oldest Persian manuscript on herbal medicine ‘Al-Abniya an Haqayiq Al-Adwiya’ has been released in Iran.
Tuesday, 19 October 2010 08:54

Golestan Province to host ethnic festival

The Fourth Festival of Iranian Ethnic Groups will be held in Golestan province during Nov. 21-25 with the participation of Iranian and foreign guests.
Tajikistan awarded its top cultural medals to ECO Cultural Institute (ECI) director Hojjatollah Ayyubi and his advisor Mostafa Abtahi on Friday.
Sunday, 17 October 2010 08:08

Ancient observatory unearthed in Iran

Iranian archeologists announced on Saturday that they have found an ancient observatory used by Iran's renowned astronomer Khaje Nasireddin Tousi in Alamut Castle, north of Iran.
Wednesday, 13 October 2010 12:36

Doha to Host Iranian Cultural Festival

The Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance is planning to hold a cultural festival in Doha, presenting Persian art and tradition.