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Tehran Symphony Orchestra Pays Tribute to Victims of Mina with “Day of Agony”
Sunday, October 11, 2015

The Tehran Symphony Orchestra went on stage at Vahdat Hall Thursday evening (October 9, 2015) to perform “Day of Agony”, a piece by ” by Iranian composer Behzad Abdi, in remembrance of the victims of Mina disaster. 

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Mehregan Thanksgiving Festival: The Autumn Festival of Harvest
Sunday, October 4, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Mehregan is one of the two most ancient Iranian festivals known, dating back at least as far as the earliest Aryans (Iranians). The word "Mehr" (in Mehregan) in the Persian language means kindness. Mehr represents knowledge, love, light and friendship.

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Commemoration of National Day of Persian Poet Mowlana
Friday, October 2, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Balkhī also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī and popularly known as Mowlana was born in Balkh (then a city of Greater Khorasan in Persia), on September 30, 1207. His impact on philosophy, literature, mysticism and culture, has been so deep throughout Central Asia and most Islamic countries that almost all religious scholars, mystics, philosophers, sociologists and others have referred to his verses during all these centuries, since his death. Each year on December a religious celebration is held at the site of Rumi's tomb, to which tens of thousands of pilgrims come.

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On the Occasion of World Tourism Day: Iran Tourist Attractions
Monday, September 28, 2015

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicraft Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day during a ceremony held in Tehran

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Tehran Peace Museum Welcomed International Day of Peace
Monday, September 21, 2015

In the afternoon of Wednesday 16 September 2015, the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) family held an event to mark and welcome the International Day of Peace (21 September). The ceremony was held by the TPM in collaboration with the United Nations office in Iran, and the Andisheh Cultural Center as its venue.

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Iran Unveils New Miniature Paintings by Master Mahmoud Farshchian
Thursday, September 17, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Two new miniature paintings by world-renowned Iranian artist Mahmoud Farshchian have been unveiled in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

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Iran’s National Day of Cinema Celebration
Sunday, September 13, 2015

Iranian officials held a ceremony in Tehran's Sa'dabad Historical-Cultural Complex on Thursday night (September 10, 2015) to mark National Cinema Day which is observed on September 12.

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Opening of Iran's Islamic Era, Pre-historic Age Museums
Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
The Islamic Era and Pre-historic Age Museums reopened after a nine-year hiatus during a ceremony attended by First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri and Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization (CHTHO) Director Masud Soltanifar.

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The 24th Persian Carpet Grand Exhibition
Monday, August 24, 2015

An exhibition of Persian hand-woven carpets is being held in Tehran International Ground Fair. Persian handmade carpet besides excellent position in art and culture is considered as luxury commodities with high value which have been adorned all palaces, museums and private houses around the world.

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Iran, A Second Home for Armenians
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Armenians lead a happy life in Iran, observed the leader of Armenian Prelature of Cyprus and the leader of world Armenians religious dialogue, Archbishop Nareg, Catholicosal Vicar.

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