Persian Cuisine for Ramadan
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Ramadan is the 9th month of the Muslim calendar and is a time of prayer, reflection, fasting and self-sacrifice.
Shahnameh Centre for Persian Studies
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
On Saturday, May 24th, Global philanthropist Bita Daryabari and speakers from around the globe gathered to celebrate the official opening of the Shahnama Centre for Persian Studies at Pembroke College in Cambridge, England. (Pembroke College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.)
June 10 Marks the World Handicrafts Day
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Iran is home to one of the richest artistic traditions in world history and encompasses many disciplines, including architecture, painting, weaving, pottery, calligraphy, metalworking and stone masonry. Persians were among the first to use mathematics, geometry, and astronomy in architecture and also have extraordinary skills in making massive domes which can be seen frequently in the structure of bazaars and mosques.
Most Amazing Iranian Feats of Architecture
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
The third day of the Iranian calendar month of Ordibehesht (April 23, 2014), has been designated as the national Architect’s Day. Throughout their history, Iranians have combined their art and creativity with architecture and through long years, they have built edifices which are currently considered as feats of architecture in the world. Iranian architects have designed such magnificent buildings that even now, after the lapse of hundreds of years, they are still amazing and beautiful and have not lost the luster that they had at the beginning of their construction.
University of Tehran after 80 Years
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Today is the 80th birthday of the mother university of Iran, Tehran University.The University of Tehran, also known as Tehran University and UT, is Iran's oldest and most prestigious university. Based on its historical, socio-cultural and political pedigree, as well as its research and teaching profile, UT has been nicknamed "The mother university of Iran". It is almost always ranked as the best university in Iran in national and international rankings.