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Parviz Tanavoli’s Largest Work on Display at Tehran Art Center
Saturday, January 2, 2016

Prominent Iranian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli’s largest-ever work is on display at an exhibition in the courtyard of Tehran’s Art Center since December 18, 2015. 

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Iranian Christians Celebrate New Year
Saturday, January 2, 2016

Iranian Christians took part in the New Year's mass on December 31, 2015, at various churches across the country including the Saint Sarkis Church of Armenians in Tehran, and Vank Cathedral in Isfahan. According to SCI statistics, over 117,000 Christians reside in Iran, most of whom are Armenians who are followers of the Oriental Orthodox branch of Christianity.

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Karim Khan Citadel Symbol of Zand Dynasty Architecture
Thursday, December 31, 2015

The Arg of Karim Khan or Karim Khan Prison was the residence of Karim Khan and where he ruled. It was built in 1180 AH (1766-7) as part of a complex during the Zand dynasty and is named after Karim Khan, and served as his living quarters. It is the biggest and the most important building of the Zand Dynasty. The citadel is located North-East of Shiraz. Its shape resembles a medieval fortress.

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Happy New Year 2016
Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
My colleagues and I in Iran Review.Org Website would like to take this opportunity to say thank you and send our best wishes to you and your dear family. May your new year be filled with much joy, happiness and success. May the New Year brings peace, security, friendship and cooperation among world nations and countries.

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Celebrating Yalda Night
Saturday, December 19, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Iranians around the world celebrate Yalda, which is one of the most ancient Persian festivals. On Yalda festival, Iranians celebrate the arrival of winter, the renewal of the sun and the victory of light over darkness. Considered the longest night of the year, Yalda eve is the night when ancient Iranians celebrated the birth of Mithra, the goddess of light.

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Masterpieces on Display at Tehran’s Museum of Contemporary Art
Sunday, November 29, 2015

Many of the world’s most expensive and rarely seen pieces of modern art, including works by Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Jackson Pollock are on display in an exhibition in Tehran.

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UNESCO 70th Anniversary: Iran in UNESCO
Thursday, November 19, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), a specialized agency of the United Nations, formed on November 16, 1945 has turned 70.

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Muslims Mark Martyrdom Anniversary of Imam Hussein
Friday, October 23, 2015

Muslims around the world are commemorating the martyrdom anniversary of Prophet Muhammad’s grandson Imam Hussein (PBUH).

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Analysis of “The Evening of Ashura” Painting
Thursday, October 22, 2015

Shahram Za’feranlou
The painting known as “The Evening of Ashura,” has been created by the world-famous Iranian painter, Mahmoud Farshchian, in 1976. The name of the artwork gives good indication of the time period that it covers: the evening of the day of Ashura (the day Imam Hossein (AS) and his disciples were martyred in Karbala by their enemies).

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Iran Commemorates National Day of Hafez
Monday, October 12, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Iranians commemorated the national day of Hafez Shirazi, a 14th-century Persian poet and mystic highly revered by not only Iranians, but also famous writers and scholars all across the world.

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