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"Carnival of happiness” goes to earthquake-stricken areas

A “Carnival of happiness” will be going to the earthquake-stricken areas of Kermanshah Province in western Iran for Nowruz 2018. A special bus has been set up for the Nowruz holidays with a professional team of artists and will be on its way to the earthquake-stricken areas soon. The carnival includes musicians and game teams for children.  

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Bam Citadel rooftop opens to the public

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.”

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Iranian artists entertain earthquake children

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).

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Series of quakes shake West of Iran

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.

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Bam Citadel main gate installed

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.

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Earthquake in the capital: Shock or aftershock

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.

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Unesco visits Kermanshah ruins

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.  

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Czech orchestra plays for quake victims

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.

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Emergency restorations in Kermanshah

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.  

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