The encounters of an American tourist in Iran
John is an American tourist who is visiting Iran for the second time. This is what he has posted on his Instagram page about the country: “I hope I can show everyone that Iran is not a scary place after I have traveled 3000kms in 75 days. More importantly, the people of this country are not terrorists. They may be terrible drivers, but in no way are they terrorists.”
Iranian historical carpets at National Museum of Bosnia
The Persian Historical Carpet Exhibition is being held at the National Museum of Bosnia by displaying several historical carpets which belong to the Safavid era and the 17th century.
Gifts of miniature from St Petersburgh to Isfahan University
The Russian city of St Petersburgh has sent gifts of miniatures to Isfahan University in Iran, illustrating the history of the city. Head of the Institute of the Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Irina Samanova, gave a speech at the opening of the Isfahan miniature dedicated to Isfahan University, and said: “These miniatures are a gift from the city of St Petersburgh to Isfahan University.”
8000 years of terracotta discovered in Razan
The PR Officer of the Cultural Heritage Organization of Hamedan has announced the discovery of antiquated artifacts dating back to sixth millennium BCE in Razan.
Memories of an American in Iran
On 4 December 2017, registerguard.com writes let’s stop demonizing Iran. Our relations with that country in recent decades have been based on misunderstandings and habitual thinking. False stereotypes rule the common perception of Iran and its people. We need to reject those stereotypes and take a fresh look at this country, its people and its possible role in bringing peace and prosperity to the Middle East.
Iran artifacts on show in Ukraine
A first exhibition of its kind in Ukraine has opened with 70 ancient artifacts from Iran entitled “The Attractions of Persia” at the Khanenko Museum of Art for western and oriental arts in the Ukrainian capital Kiev.
Native Iranian doll comes back to life
“Bi” is a forgotten doll native to Dezful in southwestern Iran. This, however, has not stopped one person from reviving it for the older generations and introducing it to the newer ones.
Ta’zieh of 3000 years
If you are interested in watching a Ta’zieh performance, which is one of the oldest genres of religious performance in Iran, these will be taking place on Friday 3 November 2017 in honor of the fortieth day of Imam Hossein’s martyrdom, the third Shia Imam.
Celebrating history according to women
Mansureh Ettehadieh is a pioneer woman in Iran who has spent 35 years working on the culture and history of her country, Iranian woman who have impacted history, international relations, and the customs of the Iranian people. She is one of the first women publishers who has printed over 200 precious history books at “Nashr-e Tarikh” [History Publishers].
Iranian sport Polo to be registered by UNESCO
Polo is an Iranian sport which has now become a global game and it is to be registered by the UNESCO World Heritage.