Condoleezza Rice and the Iranian – A love story
Iranian author, Mojtaba Seydi, has just published a collection of short stories entitled “A political romance”, including a story about Condoleezza Rice with her permission.
Lee Young-ae to star in “A lover in Hanoi”
Dae Jang Geum [Jewel in the Palace] was a popular 2003 Korean television series shown in Iran, starring actress Lee Young-ae, who is a familiar face for Iranians. She will be starring in Ghorban Mohammadpour’s new film “A lover in Hanoi”. Filming will begin soon in Iran, South Korea, and Vietnam.
Yelda Baskin’s reality theater - “I love you Turkey”
Yelda Baskin, director of “I love you Turkey”, says: “Realistic theater is one that stages sociopolitical problems.”
Payman Maadi works with Greek composer
Eleni Karaindrou composed the soundtrack for Maadi’s movie "Bomb, a Love" in Greece. She has composed many of the tracks for Theo Angelopoulos movies and worked with directors such as Chris Marker, Jules Dassin, Margaret Fan Trota, …
Visit the valley of love in Iran
The valley of love is a natural attraction of Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari Province. Its nearest town is Shahr-e Kord at a distance of 110kms. Even its alluring name attracts visitors to the place. Iran’s longest river runs through the valley of love, where tourists can take part in rafting and fishing. Rice paddies and pomegranate orchards create a pristine landscape before your eyes. Rivers, waterfalls, and adjoining villages live in peace and harmony side by side, where sightseers can feel at ease and relax.
Abbas Kiarostami honored in Brussels
The late Iranian director, Abbas Kiarostami, will be honored in Brussels with the screening of two of his films. The movies “24 Frames” and “Take me home” by the late Kiarostami will be screened here together with “76 Hours and 15 seconds with Abbas Kiarostami” by Seifollah Samadian on 16 and 25 January at the Center for Fine Arts in Brussels, Belgium.
Bust sculpture of Shajarian unveiled
A bust sculpture of Master Shajarian by Amir Bagheri, sculptor and painter, has been unveiled next to Abol-Hassan Kharaghani Mausoleum at the annual Hafez Lovers Conference.
Iran has world's best beach soccer goalkeeper
Payman Hosseini from Iran has won the title of world's best beach soccer goalkeeper for 2017.
Iranian cinema reaches Amazon
Following the successful screening of ‘A time for love’ in Iran and abroad, the film has now been submitted to Amazon.com - the world's largest online movie distribution network - from yesterday as the first independent production of the Iranian cinema (no foreign partners and distributors).
A celebration of Abbas Kiarostami
The prominent Iranian film director, Abbas Kiarostami was remembered on National Cinema Day in a documentary on his life screened at the Cinema Museum, attended by Iranian artists, and ambassadors and representatives from a number of countries.
Bach at Rudaki Hall
According to Mehr News Agency, Tehran Inter-Orchestra will be playing Bach’s religious music ‘Love and nothing else’, directed by Nader Mashayekhi, at Rudaki Hall for the first time in Tehran on 24 August.
Bewildered Lover (music)
Artist: Amir Behmanesh
Composer: Sahand Mehdizadeh
(Persia Digest) - Bewildered Lover from the album Wire is a piece of Persian traditional song and music arranged in pop, a rather current genre in Iran and neighboring countries.