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cineastes

Top international cineastes to lead Cinema Vérité’s master classes

Several master classes led by acclaimed international cineastes are expected to be held on the sidelines of the 14th Iran International Documentary Film Festival, known as, which will be held ...
Isfahan

Third int’l conference on Rumi studies begins in Isfahan

The third international conference on Rumi studies opened at the University of Isfahan, in Iran, on November 16. The conference will continue until December 15, 2020, holding weekly and specialized ...
Muqarnas

Muqarnas: An Exquisite Ornamental Art in Iranian Architecture

Muqarnas is a kind of ornamented work in Iranian architecture and has contributed to the evolution of some forms of art. Muqarnas is a form of ornamented vaulting applied to ...
Farshchian

Master Farshchian: I Saw Imam Reza’s Face and Painted Him!

Renowned Iranian artist Mahmoud Farshchian recounts how he painted his famous work of art which depicts Imam Reza, the eighth Shiite Imam. The painting “The Guarantor of the Gazelle” praises ...
Mohammad-Reza Shajarian

Iranian Maestro Mohammad-Reza Shajarian Dies at 80

Mohammad-Reza Shajarian, the most prominent Iranian vocalist and a master of Iran’s classical music, has passed away at the age of 80 after a long battle with cancer. Shajarian was ...
Festival

The Director of the Festival Puts Emphasis on Finding Solutions for Inevitable Concerns

The director of the 33rd International Children Film Festival (ICFF) announced, “Under no circumstances has Iran ever forgotten about taking cultural actions and currently, Iran is seeking new ways for ...
photographer

Iranian photographers’ success at UN photo contest

Photos taken by Iranian photographers, Farzad Arian-Nejad, and Mohammad Moheimani, were selected for #TheWorldWeWant display, a photo exhibition to amplify the hopes and dreams of “We the Peoples” on United ...
Shajarian

Mohammadreza Shajarian’s voice to open Konya festival to commemorate Persian poet Rumi

The 12th Konya International Mystic Music Festival will open with a concert which Iranian vocalist Mohammadreza Shajarian held a few years ago. The program is slated to commemorate the 813th ...
Iran’s National Orchestra

Lebanese maestro El Hajj to lead Iran’s National Orchestra

Lebanese maestro Andre El Hajj conducts Iran’s National Orchestra in today’s performance of a piece entitled, ‘Bitabi-e Belqeis’ (The Impatience of Belqeis’). This was decided at a meeting attended by ...
Hafez

Goethe Museum holding ‘Tribute to Hafez’

German sculptor Günther Uecker and eight Iranian artists are displaying their artworks in an exhibition titled ‘Huldigung an Hafez’ (Tribute to Hafez) in the Goethe Museum, Düsseldorf, Germany until November ...
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