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Kianian play goes on stage in Canada

Kianian play goes on stage in Canada

"The Professional", a play designed and directed by Reza Kianian, will be staged on Friday 18 May in Montreal, Canada. It is also scheduled to go on stage in the cities of Toronto and Vancouver.  

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Modern paintings in Niavaran Palace

Modern paintings in Niavaran Palace

On International Museum Day (IMD), tomorrow 18 May 2018, entry to all museums in Iran will be free. The Niavaran Palace complex will also inaugurate an exhibition by modern painters, from Sohrab Sepehri to Behjat Sadr, on the occasion.  

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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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International Workers’ Day

International Workers’ Day

May 1st is International Workers’ Day. This day has always been coupled with marches and workers’ protests in Iran. The Workers' House in Tehran saw the gathering of large numbers of laborers from various vocations today to protest not receiving a license to stage protests and claim their rights, such as insurance and incomes not matching the rising costs of living.  

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Zarif message on Persian Gulf National Day

Zarif message on Persian Gulf National Day

Iran’s top diplomat, Javad Zarif, has issued a statement on the occasion of the Persian Gulf National Day: “Congratulations on the occasion of the Persian Gulf National Day on 30 April to all those who have lived alongside this historic body of water and coexisted as long as time itself.”  

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Sheikh Baha'i, the great Iranian architect

Sheikh Baha'i, the great Iranian architect

April 23 marks the birth anniversary of Sheikh Baha'i, one of the great Iranian architects and it is designated the National Architect Day. We hear the name of Sheikh Baha'i these days more than ever, because of the water dispute between the farmers of Isfahan and Yazd.  

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The world celebrates Sa'di Day

The world celebrates Sa'di Day

Today, 21 April, is Sa’di World Day - the day in which Sa’di the great Iranian poet, in his own words, begins to compose his Golistan collection of poems.  

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Earth Day 2018: End Plastic Pollution

Earth Day 2018: End Plastic Pollution

Earth Day 2018 has announced its slogan for this year to be end plastic pollution. According to the Iranian Department of Environment Portal (PAM), 22 April has been named as Earth Day, and this year’s global slogan is to end plastic pollution. PAM slogan is “No to plastic bags”.  

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Touring Tehran on World Heritage Day

Touring Tehran on World Heritage Day

The CEO of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of Tehran Province announced: “On the occasion of International Day for Monuments and Sites (World Heritage Day) on 18 April, a tour of Tehran will be organized in the afternoon in the city’s old fabric.”  

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Mines on Iran borders waiting to explode

Mines on Iran borders waiting to explode

April 4th has been proclaimed World Mine Awareness Day by the UN. Iran has over 16 million unexploded landmines left over from the Iraqi invasion of Iran in five provinces over an area of four million hectares. It has been named the second mine-infested country in the world and its three provinces of Ilam, Khuzestan, and Kermanshah, in southern and western Iran, are the main regions with the highest number of deaths between 1996-2007 resulting from explosive remnants that have remained behind from the Iraq-Iran war.

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Forgotten International Children’s Book Day

Forgotten International Children’s Book Day

April 2nd is International Children’s Book Day observed on the birthday of Hans Christian Andersen, a prolific author best known for his lasting children’s books. But, this day was forgotten in Iran years ago.  

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A hundred centuries of civilization in Dehloran

A hundred centuries of civilization in Dehloran

Dehloran is the provincial capital of Dehloran County, Ilam Province, Iran. Its plenteous history and civilization of a hundred centuries will be providing an amazing trip for Nowruz travelers, such as Tappeh Ali-Kosh, spa springs, the cave of bats, bitumen spring, and many more.  

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