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Gift of Persian carpet for FIFA President
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Gift of Persian carpet for FIFA President

One of the carpets hand woven for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia by Iranian artists with the special cup design has been presented to FIFA President, Infantino, at half-time during the Iran-Spain match. Iranian Ambassador to Russia, Mahdi Sanaei, the President of the Football Federation, and former Team Melli player, Mahdi Mahdavikia, presented Infantino with the carpet.    

Netherlands Historical relics showcased in Iran
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Netherlands Historical relics showcased in Iran

Cultural interactions between Iran with other countries have been developing recently. The cultural and artistic works of Iran and other countries are being exchanged for the acquaintance of people with different cultures. Regarding this, and the exhibition of Iran’s historical relics held in the city of Assen in the Netherlands, a similar exhibition of the Netherlands’ works is to be held in Iran; negotiations are being conducted in this regard.  

Iranian artists can return home
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Iranian artists can return home

Speaking about the return of artists who emigrated from Iran, Mohammad-Esmaeil Saeidi, Member of the Cultural Commission of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran, said: “All those artists who are not guilty of any crimes or committed acts against the national security of Iran can return home; there are no restrictions in this regard.”  

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Tesla and Volvo seek out 10-year old Iranian inventor


The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.

Iran, US should opt long term relations


In an interview with Persia Digest, Adib-Moghaddam said: It is imperative that Iran gets even closer to the EU, not least to keep the communication with Washington going, and to minimize misperceptions.

German Schiller Group Concert in Tehran


The German Schiller Group Concert is taking place in Tehran for the first time. Christopher von Deylen, will be traveling to Tehran with his Group for the first time in mid-December to stage a concert at the Hall of the Ministry of the Interior over two nights on 11-12 December, at 21h30.  

Cooking Tour for Persian dishes


Two young girls by the names of Shirin Tahanan and Matin Lashkari are the initiators of a delicious cooking tour in Tehran. Shirin cooks and Matin organizes the tour.  

New find in Persepolis


The newly discovered gates in Persepolis will soon be turned into a museum site once all the protective and safety measures have been completed.

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CFT Fate after Supreme Leader remarks


Parliament Speaker, Ali Larijani, in answer to a question asked by a reporter on the fate of Iran joining the Combatting the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) convention, said: “I will certainly ask the Leader’s opinion on the subject; we will act on the Supreme Leader’s expertise in Parliament.”