Picasso, Van Gogh’s originals on display in Tehran

Many of the world’s most expensive and rarely seen pieces of modern art, including works by Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Jackson Pollock are on display in an exhibition in Tehran.

Camerimage Festival to honor creators of Iranian biopic “Mohammad”

The Poland-based highly prestigious Camerimage festival is scheduled to praise the director and cinematographer of the Iranian film Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny), the Messenger of God, in a Friday ceremony.

Land of Light (61)

Welcome to the 61st weekly episode of the series Land of Light. As a reminder, it was said that Prophet Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny) openly invited, first his kinsmen and then the other Meccans, to the divine religion of Islam. Now, let’s listen to the …

Iranian musicians perform traditional pieces in Austria

Iranian vocalist Alireza Qorbani has held a Persian music concert in the Austrian capital, Vienna.

‘Citizens of 190 countries to get visa on arrival in Iran’

Deputy head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) said nationals of 190 countries can obtain a visa to visit Iran on arrival at the airport.

21st Press Exhibition officially opened in Tehran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday officially inaugurated the 21st Press and New Agencies Exhibition in the capital, Tehran.

Day of commemoration of Hafez

Mehr 20 of the Iranian calendar corresponding to October 12 is commemorated as Hafez Day in the Islamic Republic of Iran in honour of the great Persian poet, Khwajah Shams od-Din Mohammad Hafez Shirazi. On this occasion, poetry recital contests are held, as well as literary gatherings throughout the country …

Iranian police seize 4.7 tons of illicit drugs in West Azerbaijan Province

Iran’s anti-narcotic police forces in the northwestern province of West Azerbaijan managed to seize 4,700 kilograms of illicit drugs over the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21 – August 22), a provincial police chief announced.