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“Guilty Observer” from Holland joins Fajr Festival

“Guilty Observer” from Holland joins Fajr Festival

The play “Guilty Observer” is a performance launched at “Iranshahr Gallery” today in the presence of the Dutch Ambassador. It will be on stage from 12h00 to 22h00. The director of the play was born in Holland in 1976 and is a visual artist and playmaker. Doris has also been active in creating installations, performances, and events in museums and public places.

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Influx of Iranian spectators to Russia World Cup

Influx of Iranian spectators to Russia World Cup

The fact that the National Iranian Football Team (Team Melli) has managed to make the World Cup for the second time in row is attractive enough for its supporters to flunk to its qualifying matches. As reported by “Shahrvand” newspaper, World Cup ticket in the first instance have been going like hot potatoes both inside Iran and overseas. Those who have not been able to find tickets at this point are impatiently waiting for the second stage of ticket sales to watch the skills of Carlos Queiroz’s team.

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Jassem Hindi remembers

Jassem Hindi remembers

Talking about his play, Director of “Laundry of legends” said: “The “Laundry of legends” is in fact the commemoration of the works of Nazik al-Malaika considered to be a most influential contemporary Iraqi poetess who lived in Cairo. She musters up all she has to provide a safe home for unmarried women who have been accused of bringing dishonor on the family.

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Iranian saffron exports rise by 33%

Iranian saffron exports rise by 33%

During the months of March to December 2017, over 160 tons of saffron worth more than USD 219MM and 270 was exported from Iran to various countries. This shows an increase of 33.33% in weight and 26.05% in value as compared to a similar period last year.

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2nd Fajr Handicrafts Festival Opens

2nd Fajr Handicrafts Festival Opens

The 2nd Fajr Handicrafts Festival was inaugurated at the Artists Forum yesterday by Bahman Namvar-Mothlagh, Deputy of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran.  

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“Day of Disaster” eliminated, “Hamlet” staged

“Day of Disaster” eliminated, “Hamlet” staged

Today, on the fifth day of the Fajr International Theater Festival, 38 stage and offstage plays are planned in the international category. Four of these will be performed on stage and five offstage from Germany, Belgium, Holland, Italy, and Azerbaijan.

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Iran proposes Persian Gulf dialogue forum

Iran proposes Persian Gulf dialogue forum

Iranian Prime Minister, Javad Zarif, writes in the Financial Times that the defeat of Isis has not just heralded the return of stability to large swaths of territory. It is also fanning fresh conflict and tension — including a concerted effort to revive the hysteria which has long obscured the reality of Iran’s foreign policy. 

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Iran terms for visa cancellations

Iran terms for visa cancellations

The Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of Iran has announced: “We will waiver visa requirements on two conditions. First, this has to be reciprocal, and second it has to be in Iran’s favor.”

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Electronic music at “Emarat-e Ruberu”

Electronic music at “Emarat-e Ruberu”

A sound performance by electronic musician, Rhauder, will take place at “Emarat-e Ruberu” venue in Tehran on 1 February 2018. The performance aims for cultural exchange between electronic music enthusiasts in Iran with other musicians from overseas. To this end, an invitation has been extended to German artist Rhauder.

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PM of Iraqi Kurdistan meets with Rouhani

PM of Iraqi Kurdistan meets with Rouhani

The Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani, has landed in Iran for a 2-day visit and has met with President Rouhani. At the meeting, Iran’s President said: “The IR of Iran always supports a unified Iraq”. He reiterated: “Defending the sovereignty and consolidated borders of the region is the duty of all the countries and ethnic groups living here. Undoubtedly, powers outside the region have not and never will be sympathetic to the people of this region.”  

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The great Ferdowsi and “Shahnameh”

The great Ferdowsi and “Shahnameh”

January 21 is the birthday of Hakim Abolghassem Ferdowsi, the great Persian poet whose epic Book of Kings “Shahnameh” has been introduced as one of the world’s three top works by Unesco.

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