A US site has chosen Iranian actress Golshifteh Farahani who is resident in France as one its 100 most beautiful faces of 2017.
TC Candler has released its list of 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2017. This year, Golshifteh Farahani’s face is seen in ninth place.
Eleven short films from Iran will be screened at the 7th Prague Festival of Iranian Films.
“Retouch” by Kaveh Mazaheri, “Seeing” by Soheil Amir Sharifi, "A girl in the room" directed by Karim Lakzadeh, "Mr Ahmadi and a Simple journey" directed by Sara Saghari
This year, 18 bands from overseas will participate at the Fajr International Music Festival in Iran.
The 33rd Fajr International Music Festival will run in Tehran from 10-20 January 2018. A number of the participating countries include India, Senegal, Italy, Spain, Japan, and France.
The first “Farid-e-Din Attar Neyshaburi: Life and work” seminar will be held in April 2018 on the national day for Attar.
In an academic cooperation between the Islamic Studies Institute of the University of Tehran and McGill University, a series of international seminars entitled “The Persian language and Iranian thought” are being held.
“Variety” entertainment magazine has listed two-time Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi’s new film on the list of its top movies for 2018.
These days, we often hear Farhadi’s name for his feature the “Salesman” which won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in 2016.
“Sa’di”, a puppet opera written, designed, and directed by Behrouz Gharibpur, will go on stage at the Ferdowsi Hall in Tehran from 31 December 2017.
The repertoire of Aran Company, headed by Behrouz Gharibpur will also play at the Ferdowsi Hall from 3-9 March 2018.
“Empty view, written and directed by Ali Zare Qanatnowi, has won the Best Animation and Best Film Music awards from the Los Angeles Film Festival. The music has been composed by Mohammad-Reza Aligholi.
“Invisible Cities" directed by Pino di Buduo, is an offstage performance from Italy which will be shown at the 36th Fajr Theater Festival in Tehran.
This is an artistic interdisciplinary multimedia project which has begun practicing in Tehran with the help of the Italian Embassy here in order to get ready for its performance at the Fajr Festival. The performance has been going round cities such as London, Paris, Rome, and Budapest since 1991.
The feature film “Salesman” Directed by two-time Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi has made the list of Best Movies of 2017. The Metacritic website has also chosen “Starless Dreams” as one of the best movies of this year.
The Head of the Unesco World Heritage Centre at Bam Citadel and Cultural Landscape has announced: “On the 14th anniversary of the Bam earthquake, the main memorable wooden gate of the Citadel was installed today (Wednesday 27 December 2017) and unveiled by high ranking officials.
Bahram Beizaei is one of Iran’s greatest screenwriters and researcher. He was born today, 79 years ago. He is also an old hand at theater research and the one who collected Iranian play scripts for the first time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Artist: Constantinople Band
Genre: World music
(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.