‘Melbourne’ to Open Venice International Film Critics’ Week

Iranian drama Melbourne directed by Nima Javidi has been selected to open Critics’ Week section of the 71st Venice International Film Festival in Italy.

Iranian children win in Belarus painting competition

A number of Iranian children have garnered awards at the 9th edition of Homeland International Painting Contest in Belarus.

Iran music ensemble wins at Latvia

Tehran Vocal Music ensemble has garnered several awards at the 8th World Choir Games in Latvia's capital city of Riga.

Iranian Books to Be Presented at 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair

A number of Iranian publishers and literary associations are slated to participate in the 66th edition of Frankfurt International Book Fair in Germany.

Police Seize 1.5 Tons of Illicit Drugs in Southern Iran

Iran’s anti-narcotic police forces in the southern province of Bushehr have managed to seize 1,500 kilograms of illicit drugs over the past four months, a provincial police chief announced on Monday.

SSO pursue institution of social security

Social Security Organization of Iran (SSO) provides insurance coverage to some 39.2 million people, said the managing director of the organization.

Iranian Notables, Sources of Global Honor (9)

Previously, we spoke of the role of language in cultural developments; and briefly studied Farsi language, its terms, and structure. We also reminded that throughout the reign of Sassanid dynasty and initial centuries of the Islamic era, Pahlavi language was the official language of Iran.

Nat’l tourism festival in Sept.

Concurrent with World Tourism Day, the First National Tourism Festival will open in Tehran on Sept. 27, said the deputy head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO).