EU: Ready to use blocking statute on US sanctions
Bloomberg writes on 16 May 2018 the European Union warned that ending the Iran nuclear deal would be a “major threat” to security in the Middle East a the bloc prepared measures to protect it companies if the Trump administration re-imposes sanctions following the US’s withdrawal from the agreement.
Everybody knows tops the box office in France
Everybody knows, directed by Asghar Farhadi, has been screened in 430 cinema theaters in France and topped the box office here. Distribution rights have been sold to China, the USA, UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, India, South Africa, and a number of Middle Eastern countries. High sales are expected for the global screening of this movie.
Fahimeh Najmi - Le Théâtre, L'Iran et L'Occident
Professor of arts and media studies at Université Paris III, Fahimeh Najmi, has released her book entitled “Le Théâtre, L'Iran et L'Occident” [The Theater, Iran, and the Occident] in Paris on 11 April 2018.
“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.
Ebrahim Mokhtari films screened in France
Yesterday, 7 April 2018, saw the screening of two films by prominent Iranian documentary-maker Ebrahim Mokhtari at the “Musée de l'Homme” cinema theater, followed by a discussion with him.
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.