Kayhan Kalhor and Erdal Erzincan perform in Istanbul
Istanbul will be playing host to a concert by Kayhan Kalhor and Erdal Erzincan in late April. The improvised duet performance is one of these events in the music world which can be called an occurrence. The musicians are masters of their art and keen on interaction and movement forward, thus attracting much attention among the musical crowds.
Busy April for Iranian cinema in int’l festivals
Iranian cinema is in the spotlight at international festivals this April, ranging from 30 children’s films at the International Children's Film Festival in India, to the screening of films made by young Iranian professionals in Denmark.
Turkish Airways crashes in Iran
A Turkish Airways plane has crashed in Iran near Shahr-e Kord, capital of Chahar Mahal and Bakhtiari Province. The plane was flying in Iranian airspace from Sharjah in the UAE to Istanbul.
Iran film week opens in Turkey
Iran film week opened in Turkey on Tuesday 27 February 2018 in association with the Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Fine Arts in Izmir and the Iranian Consulate in Istanbul. At the opening ceremony with a large turnout of Iranian moviegoers, Dr Oğuz Adanir, Chair of Fine Arts, Cinema and Television, University of Dokuz Eylul, said: “Research in the history of Iranian cinema production shows that the industry flourished between 2000 to 2010 with an average of 120 feature films being made every year.”
Iranian tourists generate USD 2.5BN revenue for Turkey
The Hotel Association of Turkey has announced that an estimated 2.5 million Iranians traveled to Turkey in 2017, spending an average of six nights in this country and spending USD 1000 per head.
Moonbeam Award for Iranian Illustrator
Hoda Haddadi has won the gold medal for illustrating the book “Drummer Girl” at the 11th Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards 2017 in the US.
Istanbul Book Fair: Iran copyrights
the 36th Istanbul Book Fair began work yesterday. On the first day of the Fair, Iran signed a contract to publish sixteen of its literary titles here.
Iran at Istanbul 36th Book Fair
The 36th Istanbul Book Fair will run from 4-12 November 2017. Iran will also be taking part and S Korea is the special guest of the Fair.
Npistanbul Brain Hospital Ward named after Professor Samii
At a special ceremony held at the Npistanbul Brain Hospital in Istanbul-Turkey, Professor Nevzat Tarhan placed the special robe on Professor Samii and awarded him the Honorary Doctorate of Uskudar University for his outstanding work in neurosurgery.