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.

Boston’s film festival welcomes 'The Fourth Child'

Iranian movie 'The Fourth Child' is being screened at the 13th Boston International Film Festival in the US.

Land of Light (30)

Welcome to the 30th weekly episode of the series “Land of Light”. Today, we continue our account of the journey to Syria of the 12-year old future Prophet of Islam, Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny). Last week, we said the trade caravan of the Qoraish Tribe …

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.