May 17 is dedicated to the commemoration of Omar Khayyam in the Iranian solar calendar; the calendar which Khayyam has invented himself.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Iran celebrates the classical medieval Persian poet and mystic Sa’adi National Day during various ceremonies in Shiraz.
Iran marks the national day of Faridoddin Attar Neyshabouri, a prominent Persian poet and theoretician of mysticism and hagiographer.
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.
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.
Two Iranian cities, Rasht and Isfahan, were announced as new members of the Creative Cities Network of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Friday, December 11th.