Paris exhibition hosts Iranian publishing houses
Iran is participating at the 38th Paris Book Fair “Livre Paris”. The Book Fair is host to fifty countries this year including Iran, from 16-19 March 2018 at Porte de Versailles. Around 700 books will be on display at the Iran stand, including fiction literature, religion, holy defense, Iranology, and children and young adults.
Media reports on the “Louvre in Tehran”
France 24 website and The Guardian have reported on the unprecedented exhibition of masterpieces brought over from the Louvre in Paris to be displayed in Tehran.
“The Blind Owl”: Sadegh Hedayat Magnum Opus
Author Sadegh Hedayat was born on 17 February 1903 in Tehran. He has been called the father of the modern novel in Iran. He is famed for his magnum opus “The Blind Owl”.
Saddam family traced in Iran protests
The Secretary of the Expediency Council of Iran has said: “Recent protests in Iran were the results of collusions with the enemies of the regime through a project called “The successful convergence strategy” to topple the regime by February, as they claimed.”
“Pardis and Parisa” opera, first Performance in Iran
The opera “Pardis and Parisa” written in 1973 by Tjeknavorian, was performed for the first time after so many years, in the ceremony honoring “80 years, Loris Tjeknavorian” (Tjeknavorian also spelled Cheknavarian).
Persian Speakers in Europe Art Festival 2018
The first Persian Speakers in Europe Art Festival will open in January 2018 in the two visual arts and music categories. It will run from 13-20 January in Paris. The visual arts category will open as from January 8th.
Iran tourism goes to Euromoney meeting
Iran’s tourism sector is taking part in the Euromoney meeting in February in Paris to introduce its investment opportunities.
Iran’s representative at the meeting is the CBI. Three-hundred representatives from Europe and Asia will also be at the February meeting in Paris. Iran will be talking about the opportunities in the country that have opened up following the 2015 JCPOA nuclear agreement with world powers to attract investment.
Golestan turns down “Cahiers du Cinéma”
The Iran Film Week will kick off in Paris next week, organized by “Cahiers du Cinéma” editor and film critique Jean-Michel Frodon. A lack of invitation to Masoud Kimiaei, however, prompted Iranian filmmaker Ebrahim Golestan to turn down an invitation to the film week.
Hariri: Seeking best ties with Iran
In an interview with Paris Match, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad El-Din Rafik Al-Hariri has said: “Lebanon is seeking to have the best ties with Iran, especially in the economic domain. But, this must be based on the mutual interests of both countries.”
Persian music instruments in Europe
At the first Persian speakers’ art festival to take place in Paris in 2018, a selection of traditional musical instruments and handicrafts from Iran, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan will be also be displayed.
First Persian speakers art festival in France
The first art festival for Persian speakers living in Europe to take place in Paris in January 2018 has selected its jury for the visual arts section.
Iran takes 2nd place at World Wrestling Championships
France hosted the Greco-Roman World Championships with 54 teams in Paris.