Land of Light (31)

Dear listeners, welcome to the 31st weekly episode of the series Land of Light. Today, we enter a new phase in the life of Prophet Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny). This period is related to his youth. Stay tuned:

33rd Fajr Film Festival’s international section starts

The international section of the 33rd Fajr Film Festival has been inaugurated in Tehran. According to Press TV, the festival Director, Alireza Rezadad, during an opening ceremony held in the Iranian capital on Saturday said this year, the festival was split into two sections in order to promote international participation.

Culture ministry to set up orchestra organization

The Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance is to establish an umbrella organization to include Tehran Symphony Orchestra and Iran's National Orchestra following their merger.

Gharibpour, a special guest at Polish festival

Noted Iranian Director Behrouz Gharibpour has been invited to the 15th Grotesca Theater Festival in Poland.

Sheikh Bahaei, the shining gem of science and art

The 3rd of Ordibehesht is commemorated every year in the Islamic Republic of Iran as National Day for the acclaimed religious scholar and scientist, Sheikh Baha od-Din Ameli. He was a master of not only jurisprudence, philosophy, and hadith, but an expert mathematician, astronomer and architect, well versed in both …

Iran prepared for “new tourist shock”

Director of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization says the country is well-prepared for the “new shock” to be triggered by massive tourist inflow.

Climate change threatening Iran’s food security

Iran is facing growing warnings that its deteriorating water crisis could eventually undermine its food security. 

Iran seizes almost 500 tonnes of narcotics in one year: Police

An Iranian official says the Islamic Republic seized nearly 500 tonnes of narcotics in the past Iranian calendar year.