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Exhibition of Watercolors

Sixteen watercolor masters have presented 200 paintings at an exhibition hosted by Saba Cultural Artistic Institute, affiliated to Iranian Academy of Arts in Tehran. The exhibit opened on Friday and will run through March 6 on all days except holidays, … Read More

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Everlasting Magic of Calligraphy at Niavaran

Acalligraphy exhibition titled ‘Everlasting Magic’ at Niavaran Cultural Center in Tehran, features 120 works by calligraphers from Qazvin Province, which is known as Iran’s hub of calligraphy. Among the prominent artists participating in the event are Seyed Ali Fakhari, 61, … Read More

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Iranian Firm Launches Luxury Train Tours

The company claims its Persian Caravan tours provide an “affordable journey” with service quality and amenities akin to the famed Jewels of Persia tours An Iranian company has launched luxury train tours of the country geared toward foreign tourists. While … Read More

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Interest Growing in Restoration of Historical Sites

About 10% of all historical buildings owned by the Revitalization and Utilization Fund for Historical Places (known by its Persian acronym SAABTA) have been ceded to private investors for restoration, said SAABTA chief, Mohammad Reza Pouyandeh. As reported on the … Read More

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Pictorial Book on 2013 Presidential Aspirants

A pictorial book on the 82 candidates in Iran’s 11th presidential election, titled ‘I’m the President of Iran’ (in Persian: Man Raeesjomhour-e Iranam’) will soon be released. In the presidential election in 2013 which saw incumbent Hassan Rouhani emerge as … Read More

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Iran’s Share of UN Dust Storm Budget Meager

Alarge portion of the United Nations’ budget for combating dust storms and desertification is allocated to Africa while Middle Eastern countries, which are also struggling with drought and dust storms, receive a minuscule share. “Located in the Middle East and … Read More

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400 Iranian Titles at Muscat Book Fair

Iran is participating in the 2017 Muscat International Book Fair in Oman with 400 book titles. The 22nd edition of the book fair from February 22-March 4 will host 590 publishers from 28 countries and 160 representatives of publishing houses, … Read More

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Mother Language Day on Feb. 21

The Hosseinieh Ershad Public Library in Tehran is to observe the International Mother Language Day (IMLD), February 21, with a topical exhibition. A selection of books on linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism will be presented at the exhibition on … Read More

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Debate on Arnheim’s Views

The Institute of Culture, Art and Architecture in Tehran will host a scientific seminar on February 22 to debate the views, thoughts and concepts of German author, art theoretician and perceptual psychologist Rudolf Arnheim (1904-2007). The seminar titled ‘Debate on … Read More

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Asgarpour’s Film on Iran Screen After Eight Years

The feature film ‘7:05 P.M.’ which was made by Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Mehdi Asgarpour in 2009 in France will finally be screened in Iran after an eight-year hiatus. The production is based on a script written by screenwriter Farhad Tohidi … Read More

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