Four Iranian films nominated for Resistance Film Festival

Four Iranian films were nominated for the international section of Resistance Film Festival slated for September 22.

First Shahriar Literary Award to name winner

Deputy General Director of Shahriar International Foundation has said the foundation will present the 1st Shahriar Literary Award to announce winners.

Kalhor to perform in Turkey

Internationally-acclaimed musician Kayhan Kalhor will hold a concert in the Turkish city of İzmir.

Foroumad Jame’ Mosque

Foroumad Jame’ Mosque is located in Foroumad Village in Shahroud, Semnan province.

‘Persian language main contributor to national unity’

President Hassan Rouhani said in a message Wednesday to the Ninth International Conference on Promoting Persian Language and Literature that Persian language is the main contributor to national unity and common inheritance of all Persian-speaking people.

Minister: Persian language has great capacity for globalization

Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, in a message to the 9th International Conference of Persian Language and Literature Promotion Society, said that Persian Language has an enormous capacity for globalization.

Feminization of poverty worrisome

Iran has about 2.5 to 3 million women breadwinners, which is a source of concern for the government, said the vice president for women and family affairs.

VP: Iran's annual tourism revenues exceed $5.5bln

Iranian Vice-President and Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Massoud Soltanifar expressed pleasure that more foreign tourists are showing interest in traveling to the country recently despite the US-led western sanctions.