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Iran Celebrates International Museum Day
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Iran commemorates the International Museum Day (IMD) and Cultural Heritage Week during a celebration held in Tehran. The president of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) Hans-Martin Hinz will attend a ceremony to mark the International Museum Day, which will be held at the National Museum of Iran on May 18.

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Commemoration of Omar Khayyam
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

May 17 is dedicated to the commemoration of Omar Khayyam in the Iranian solar calendar; the calendar which Khayyam has invented himself.

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National Ferdowsi Day
Saturday, May 14, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
May 14 is annually celebrated by Iranians as Fedowsi Day. Many art and cultural festivals are held across the country to commemorate the great Iranian epic poet. Ferdowsi's magnum opus the Shahnameh, or 'The Book of Kings' is considered one of the masterpieces of Persian literature, and has had considerable influence on subsequent literary works.

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Āmeri House - Hotel Wins Top Lighting Award in 2016
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The winners of the Lighting Design Awards 2016, one of the world’s most prestigious honours, have been announced in a red-carpet ceremony on Thursday 5 May at a spectacular ceremony at the London Hilton Park Lane.

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Festival of Rose and Rose Water
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Every year during the second half of May, festival of Rose and Rose Water is being held in Kashan. Many people from different parts of the country and abroad visit Kashan, the hub of Mohammadi Rose in Iran.

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The 29th Tehran International Book Fair
Friday, May 6, 2016

The 29th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) opened its doors to Iranian and foreign visitors after a ceremony attended by Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani.

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Iran Celebrates Persian Poet Sa’adi National Day
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Iran celebrates the classical medieval Persian poet and mystic Sa’adi National Day during various ceremonies in Shiraz.

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National Day of Faridoddin Attar Neyshabouri
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Iran marks the national day of Faridoddin Attar Neyshabouri, a prominent Persian poet and theoretician of mysticism and hagiographer.

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Red Snake of Iran: The Great Wall of Gorgan
Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The Great Wall of China is well known as the largest wall in Asia (or indeed the world). Less known is the Wall of Gorgan in northeastern Iran (specifically the plain of Gorgan) attributed to the Sassanian era (224-651 AD). The structure is yet another testament to Sassanian engineering capabilities.

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Iran: A Record-Holder in Cultural Attractions
Monday, March 28, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Iran, however, is a place for many record figures, but a lot of people know nothing about this. The following list encompasses 16 instances of “the most” remarkable records that Iran holds among all countries. It would be certainly a pleasure to read about them.

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