Iran Review > Iranians' Achievements
Tehran Vocal Ensemble Wins Gold in Spain Festival
Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Active ImageThe Tehran Vocal Ensemble has won a gold medal in Mixed Choir Section of the 11th edition of Spain's International Folksong Choir Festival in Barcelona.
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Awards for Iranian Filmmakers in Tunisia, Russia, US
Monday, September 28, 2009
Active ImageIranian filmmaker Shalizeh Arefpour's Heiran has received the first award of the 2009 edition of the annual Tunisian Film Festival. Iranian filmmaker Houshmand Varaei's film has been awarded at the 2009 edition of the Open St. Petersburg Film Festival Beginning. The organizers of the TED Conference announced the introduction of the TED Fellows program, an international program designed to foster the spread of great ideas. Among the 50 Fellows selected in 2009 was Taghi Amirani, an Iranian physicist turned award-winning documentary filmmaker.
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Iranian Photographer Won 2009 Scientific Photography Prize
Saturday, September 26, 2009
Active ImageIranian photographer Babak Tafreshi has won the 2009 Lennart Nilsson scientific photography prize. According to the award panel, his images "reclaim a night sky that most modern people have lost".
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Iranian Scientists Produce Stem Cells from Skin
Saturday, September 26, 2009
Active ImageIranian scientists have successfully produced Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSC) from a patient's skin to treat certain types of diseases.
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Germany's Spectrum Award for Iranian Photographer
Monday, September 21, 2009
Active ImageGermany's Sprengel Museum Hannover is set to grant its prestigious Spectrum Award to Iranian documentary photographer Bahman Jalali.
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Iranian Artists Awarded at 14th Salon Mercosur International
Monday, September 21, 2009
Active ImageIranian artists have been awarded at the 14th edition of the Salon Mercosur International Diogenes Taborda festival held in Argentina.
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Iranian Cartoonist Awarded at Brazil’s Humor Graphic Contest
Monday, September 21, 2009
Active ImageIranian cartoonist Vahid Jafari has been awarded at the first International Humor Graphic contest BH-Humour 2009, held in Brazil.
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Iranian Director Receives Italy's 2009 Puppet Festival Award
Monday, September 21, 2009
Active ImageIranian theater director Behrouz Qaribpour has been awarded at Italy's 2009 Arrivano dal Mare Puppet Festival, held in the city of Cervia.
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Iranian Directors in Venice Film Festival
Monday, September 21, 2009
Active ImageIranian video artist Shirin Neshat won the Silver Lion for best director for "Women Without Men." The film chronicles the lives of four women from different walks of life against the backdrop of Iran's foreign-backed coup in 1953.
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Iranian Professor Receives International Marie-Curie Award
Sunday, September 13, 2009
Active ImageThis week, the World Congress of Medical Physics and Bioengineering presented the Marie Skodowski-Curie Award to Professor Azam Niroomand-Rad for a distinguished career contributing to the advancement of international medical physics through research, teaching and leadership.
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