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Iran’s biggest opera performance in Tabriz 2018
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Iran’s biggest opera performance in Tabriz 2018

“The great sardars of Azerbaijan” opera, which is also Iran’s greatest opera performance, will go on stage during the “Tabriz 2018” event in this city.  The cast has over 250 players and the crew 50, telling the story of Azerbaijan’s martyrs. It has been produced in the three Azeri, Persian, and English languages and is ready to go on stage.

Fajr Theater Festival Workshops
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Fajr Theater Festival Workshops

During the 36th Fajr International Theater Festival, nine specialist workshops on theater will be held by instructors from France, Greece, Brazil, and Portugal. Workshops have always been an important part of the Fajr International Theater Festival; they provide an opportunity for Iranian enthusiasts and art students to become acquainted with professors and professional artists of the theater in the international arena and learn from them.

CNN report on the Nazeris
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CNN report on the Nazeris

CNN has reported on “How an Iranian musician took ancient Persian lyrics to the top in the US”, talking about Shahram and Hafez Nazeri. As reported by ILNA News Agency, CNN has interviewed Hafez Nazeri and he has given explanations on the music he performs with his father.

Nasr Theatre to turn into Museum
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Nasr Theatre to turn into Museum

Coming soon, the old Nasr Theatre will turn into a museum for the art. Ten years have passed from the time when Ezatollah Entezami placed in a request for Nasr Theatre, which is one of the oldest theater houses in Tehran, to be returned to the actors as a museum. Today

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Tesla and Volvo seek out 10-year old Iranian inventor

2018/01/06

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

2017/10/22

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

2017/11/14

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

2017/08/16

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

2017/08/20

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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Pakistanis return to Iran by train

2018/01/20

After nearly twelve years, Iran and Pakistan have decided to get back on the railway tracks and begin running passenger trains between the two neighboring countries as from September 2018.

A building and history burned to the ground

2018/01/20

One year ago today, it was on 20 January 2017 that plumes of thick smoke rose to the sky and brought the bad omen of the famous Plasco building burning in central Tehran; an old city landmark and commercial center that lived only for 53 years before going up in smoke.

Fajr Theater Festival celebrates pioneers

2018/01/20

The 36th Fajr International Theater Festival is celebrating the works of three of its veterans, Ahmad Damud, Hushang Azadivar, and Jamshid Khanian. Their names have been printed in the Festival catalogue and the date has been set for the closing ceremony.  

Vermiculus (music)

2018/01/19

Artist: Constantinople Band Album: Clouds Genre: World music Year: 2006   (Persia Digest) – “Vermiculus” is performed by the Iranian-Canadian band “Constantinople”. It is a fusion piece of European music played with “Daf” percussion instrument. Percussion instruments can be combined with music from around the world.

Ali Rahbari in concert with Korean artist

2018/01/19

Following a concert with the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, former conductor of the Tehran Symphony Orchestra, Ali Rahbari, will be performing with musicians from S Korea end-January.