Kashan becomes book capital of Iran
Kashan, a city in Isfahan Province, has been selected as the book capital of Iran from a list of finalists for the fourth time. Fars News Agency reports that, in the fourth year of the competition, Kashan made it to list of finalists for the fourth consecutive year. After making second place last year, it was able to make it to the top of the list with forty projects submitted by the city’s Department of Islamic Culture and Guidance to the competition Secretariat.
Iran response to cautionary measures by Airbus
The French Airbus company announced last week that the delivery of planes purchased by Iran will be delayed. According to American businessman and current chief operating officer at Airbus, John Leahy, the company will delay the delivery of the planes until Iran has completed its down payments.
Half a million tourists visit Isfahan - Majority French
The CEO of Isfahan Cultural Heritage Organization reported of the visit by half a million foreign tourists of the historical monuments and tourist attractions of the Province of Isfahan from March 2017 till the end of December 2017.
Japan Month begins in Tehran
A Japanese Cultural Month will start in Tehran on 2 December 2017 to introduce Japanese culture in Iran.
As reported by ISNA, the Japanese Embassy has invited artists such as wadaiko drummer Itchitaro and Japanese flute player Kishida to stage concerts in Tehran and Kashan. Other programs include a piano concerto by Aki Kuroda, a Japanese tea ceremony, an origami workshop, and an exhibition of tourism photos, paintings, and cultural artifacts.
Iran in talks to buy 48 Airbus helicopters
The Iranian government is in talks with the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus to purchase 45 helicopters, a deputy roads and urban development minister said.