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International Museum Day

International Museum Day

May 18 is the International Museum Day. On this day, which is on Friday next week, visiting all the museums will be free of charge in Iran and the museums will be open until 22h00.  

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“Nowruz Gahan” celebration days in Kermanshah

“Nowruz Gahan” celebration days in Kermanshah

Kermanshah Province, in western Iran, celebrates Nowruz in each of its historical buildings with folk music and dance and different Haft Sin spreads. If you have already traveled to Kermanshah and visited the Bisotun world heritage site in the vast expanse of its green plains, you will know that at the foot of Bisotun mountain, in a place called “Farhad Tarash” (Legend has it that Farhad was in love with the King’s [Khosrow] wife Shirin.

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Hamedan hosts World Tourism Summit

Hamedan hosts World Tourism Summit

An MoU has been signed between the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran and the World Tourism Organization to hold the World Tourism Summit in Hamedan, Hamedan Province, western Iran. The MoU was signed on Thursday during a trip to Germany by the Organization Deputy, Mohammad Moheb-Khodaei, at the 40th meeting of the World Tourism Organization summit for members.  

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Exceptional discounts for touring Iran in Nowruz

Exceptional discounts for touring Iran in Nowruz

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization Deputy has been conducting talks with selected hotels and airlines to arrange exceptional discounts for tourists traveling to Iran during the Nowruz New Year from Turkey, Iraq, and the Republic of Azerbaijan.  

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University of Traditional Arts – 20 years of promises

University of Traditional Arts – 20 years of promises

There has been 20 years of talk on launching the University of Traditional Iranian Arts, but to no avail. The Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution ratified the launching of the University of Traditional Iranian 20 years ago. But the art is on the verge of being forgotten and there is still no sign of the university.

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2nd Fajr Handicrafts Festival Opens

2nd Fajr Handicrafts Festival Opens

The 2nd Fajr Handicrafts Festival was inaugurated at the Artists Forum yesterday by Bahman Namvar-Mothlagh, Deputy of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran.  

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Japanese garden planned in Rasht

Japanese garden planned in Rasht

At a meeting with the delegation of Japanese investors on planning a Japanese garden, the Mayor of Rasht metropolis stated: “The lush landscape of Rasht has already been introduced on an international level and planning a garden here is welcomed by the city officials.”

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Rock motifs of 5000 years discovered in Meymeh

Rock motifs of 5000 years discovered in Meymeh

The Chief of Isfahan’s Cultural Heritage Organization has announced the discovery of ancient rock motifs in the vicinity of Meymeh and Shahin Shar, focused on communications, economics, and cultural routes from 5000 years ago.

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Attract tourists – get paid!

Attract tourists – get paid!

The CEO of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran said: “The enrolment of undergraduates and graduates from all universities in the country will start next week as virtual tour operators for tourism products.”

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The great Iranian Nowruz rally

The great Iranian Nowruz rally

The great Iranian Nowruz rally will take place in the Iranian New Year 1397 (2018) for families as part of a tourism program. Forty tourism information agencies in foreign countries are set to help launch startups and use the capacity of Iranians abroad.  

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