Film Review: Sepideh Reaching for the STARS
Friday, January 30, 2015
Although made by a Danish filmmaker, Sepideh Reaching for the Stars falls into this category. It is a heart-warming story of a schoolgirl from the small town of Saadat Shahr in Fars province, who has a single minded ambition to become an astronomer or even an astronaut. What is distinctive about this documentary is how the narrative of Sepideh’s journey through her own reality is intertwined with her imagination and enhanced by the lives and voices of those around her, both family and peers.
Iran’s Largest Pedestrian Bridge
Sunday, November 9, 2014
The opening ceremony of the Iran’s largest pedestrian bridge called “Tabiat Bridge” (Nature Bridge) was held in Tehran attended by Tehran’s Mayor Mohammed-Baqer Qalibaf. The 2,000-Ton Structure for the three-level pedestrian bridge been completed in less than two years.
Cultural Importance of Vank Cathedral as Symbol of Coexistence of Religions
Monday, October 27, 2014
In the early days of October, the Armenian Prelacy of Isfahan, held a conference dubbed “Vank Cathedral, Symbol of Interaction and Coexistence of Divine Religions,” which had special speakers and guests on the list of its invitees. The prelacy had been for a long time making extensive plans to hold a celebration to mark the 350th anniversary of the construction of the Vank Cathedral.
350th Anniversary of Vank Cathedral
Thursday, October 23, 2014
A ceremony was held in Isfahan capital city on Monday (20th October, 2014) to mark the 350th anniversary of construction of the Holy Savior Cathedral also known as Vank Cathedral.
The Art of the Shahnameh
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
An integral part of Persian civilisation, which stretches back several millennia, it's only right that the Shahnameh, the epic poem by Iran's national poet Ferdowsi, should be given a place within the sphere of international culture, just as Homer's Illiad, Dante's Divine Comedy, Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet and many other of mans creative expressions from world history have.
Commemoration of Persian Poet Mowlana
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The Cultural Institute of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in Tehran has held an art festival on the 13th century Persian mystic poet, Mowlana.
Iran’s Architecture in Panorama
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Architecture in Greater Iran has a continuous history from at least 5000 BCE to the present, with characteristic examples distributed over a vast area from Syria to North India and the borders of China, from the Caucasus to Zanzibar.
Foreign Tourists in Iran
Monday, September 1, 2014
Iran, Persia, Pars, you have heard them all, a country as old as the history itself and as beautiful as eyes can perceive. Here you can visit glorious ancient structures like Persepolis, you can visit most amazing natural beauties like Harra mangroves, you can climb high mountains like Alborz, or just have a cup of tea in Hāfiz Garden, you can swim in the Caspian Sea, or if you want to swim in winter season why not do that in Kish Island, where you can do your shopping too. In Iran you will experience different cultures and religions, with a hospitability you have never seen before.