Bam Citadel rooftop opens to the public
The Chief of Kerman Cultural Heritage Organization announced: “Fourteen years after the Bam earthquake, sightseers can now watch over the Citadel from its highest point in the governor’s seat.”
Iranian artists entertain earthquake children
A group of Iranian artists and actors gathered together with the Kermanshah earthquake victims at the 12th Holy Defense Film Festival for students held here. The Festival was held in two matinee and afternoon sessions for a fortnight in all the earthquake stricken villages of Sarpol-e Zahab (3days), Ghasr-e Shirin (2 days), Guilan-Gharb (2 days), Dalahu (1 day), and Salas Babajani (2 days).
Series of quakes shake West of Iran
Today, five earthquakes shook Iran-Iraq border with a magnitude of 4.1 to 5.5 on Richter scale. This is the same region hit by a strong earthquake in November, killing hundreds of people and injuring thousands.
According to local news agencies, no serious damage has been reported so far. However, people rushed to the streets in several cities including Soomar, Kermanshah, Gilanegharb, and Ilam.
Bam Citadel main gate installed
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.
Earthquake in the capital: Shock or aftershock
A wave of earthquakes has been hitting Iran since mid-November along the Zagros fault, extending from the west of Iran to the south. It was deadly in Sarpol-e Zahab in Kermanshah in November, and it has now reached Tehran last night, when an earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale, with its epicenter in Malard, shook Tehran, Karaj, and the surrounding cities.
Unesco visits Kermanshah ruins
Unesco has dispatched its experts to Kermanshah Province in Iran to visit the historic sites of this province following the massive earthquake that struck Iran in November 2017 and assess the damages caused by the quake so that Iran can benefit from the financial and technical assistance of this organization.
Cherikeh plays for Kermanshah quake survivors
In support of the Kermanshah quake survivors, which shook Iran in November 2017, Cherikeh Band will stage a concert of traditional Persian music on 15 December at the Arasbaran Cultural Center.
Czech orchestra plays for quake victims
These days, many bands and music groups have performed in support of the earthquake victims in Iran, including Shahram Nazeri, Kamkarha, and Hamed Homayun. The Czech folk music group who are presently visiting Iran will also perform in support of the Kermanshah earthquake victims.
Emergency restorations in Kermanshah
In a visit to the historic sites of the Kermanshah earthquake-stricken areas, the Deputy of Cultural Heritage of Iran said emergency restorations to damaged historic buildings in Sarpol-e Zahab and Ghasr-e Shirin will begin tomorrow.
Nazeri and Kamkarha Group concert for earthquake victims
Shahram Nazeri and Kamkarha Group will stage a concert at the heart of the capital Tehran in sympathy with the survivors of the Kermanshah earthquake.
Iran earthquake not affecting tourism
The deadly quake of 13 November in western Iran has been attracting messages of condolences from tourists who have visited the country previously. It has also not affected plans by new visitors who were planning to travel to the stricken areas in Kermanshah Province.
Kamkar plays “jaan” for earthquake victims
“Jaan” is a piece composed and performed jointly by Ardeshir Kamkar and Zakaria Yusefi to commiserate with the survivors of the earthquake in Iran.