Instagram :    Persia Digest

Tag search "Iran"

“Paris Cultural Week” in Isfahan

“Paris Cultural Week” in Isfahan

Following the “Isfahan Cultural Week” in Paris which was held with eight exhibitions of the arts, architecture, and handicrafts of Iran and a speech given by the mayor of Isfahan at the Assemblée nationale, the mayor has now announced the imminent opening of a “Paris Cultural Week” in Isfahan.  

More
Shiraz hosts TU Dresden from Germany

Shiraz hosts TU Dresden from Germany

“TU Dresden Week” began work in Shiraz, central Iran, yesterday 15 April 2018. The event will run until 17 April with the aim of promoting scientific, cultural, environmental, and student exchanges. Shiraz and Dresden mayors will also be meeting on the sidelines of the event this week.  

More
World youngest and fastest visitor on Kish Island

World youngest and fastest visitor on Kish Island

Taylor Demonbreun, 23-year old American tourist, is planning to have herself registered as the youngest and fastest person to visit all 195 sovereign countries in the world in the Guinness World Records reference book. She is currently visiting Kish Island on her travels.  

More
Two Iranians competing for the Palme d’Or

Two Iranians competing for the Palme d’Or

The list of films featured in the main sections of the Cannes Festival was announced, and in addition to Asghar Farhadi, who opens the festival with the film "Everyone Knows", Jafar Panahi is also competing with the film "Three Faces" in the competition section for the Palme d’Or.  

More
“Rencontres du cinéma français” at TMoCA

“Rencontres du cinéma français” at TMoCA

“Rencontres du cinéma français” will open at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art cinematheque tomorrow with six films from France and the attendance of Jean-Michel Frodon, journalist, critic, historian of cinema, and former editor-in-chief of “Cahiers du cinémas”.  

More
Two int’l expos at Artists Forum in Tehran

Two int’l expos at Artists Forum in Tehran

The Artists Forum in Tehran is hosting two exhibitions by international artists in April. These are a photography expo by Italian artist Aldo Salucci and a children’s books illustration expo by Swedish-Dutch artist Marit Törnqvist and Iranian illustrators.  

More
5 potential scenarios for Iran deal

5 potential scenarios for Iran deal

Seyed Hossein Mousavian wrote in Al-Monitor on 13 April 2018: “President Donald Trump’s tapping of Mike Pompeo and John Bolton for secretary of state and national security adviser, respectively, should do away with any pretense that the US administration wishes to “fix” the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). While Trump has long telegraphed his desire to undo the nuclear deal, Pompeo and especially Bolton have long advocated regime-change policies toward Iran, including war. As the May 12 deadline for Trump to renew sanctions waivers under the JCPOA approaches, five scenarios exist for how Trump’s “fix it or nix it” saga on the accord will play out.

More
What is Iran’s global place in attracting tourists?

What is Iran’s global place in attracting tourists?

Asia, South America, Africa, and the Middle East are record holders for attracting the most tourists since 1990. ISNA semi-official news agency reports that a total of 1.32 billion trips by tourists have taken place globally in 2017, showing a threefold increase as compared to the 439.5 million trips taken in 1990.

More
A waterfall of different flavors

A waterfall of different flavors

A spring bubbling up from the heart of a mountain in the scorching heat flows down to create a beautiful waterfall called “Fadami”, a 130kms southeast of Darab in Fars Province, southern Iran.  

More
Cama Gallery – Modern Iranian Art in London

Cama Gallery – Modern Iranian Art in London

CAMA Gallery in St James Westminster is the only gallery inaugurated for the contemporary art of Iran in London. CAMA Gallery has recently opened in London with 50 works by 19 contemporary Iranian artists, attracting crowds of art lovers. Iranian artworks are some of the most sought after in the Middle East.  

More

Popular downloads

Popular products