Iranian dolls tour the world
An exhibition of the dolls and props used in plays by Zahra Sabri called “The Galaxy” will be held in two Polish cities. These dolls were used in the plays “Tuti par” [The parrot has flown], “Naneh Delavar” [Nana Delavar], “The house of Bernarda Alba”, “Zamin va Charkh” [Earth and rotation], “Hasht Lahzeh” [Eight moments], and “Ta yek beshomar” [Count to one] by “Yas Tamam Company”.
Italians and Spaniards come to the aid of Persepolis
Massoud Rezaei-Monfared, Director of the Persepolis World Heritage Center said the growth of lichen in Persepolis is getting out of hand, and added: “We are unable to solve the problem in one go. We have had lichen in Persepolis ever since it became uninhabited (from 2000 years ago).
Iran Beach Soccer Wins the Persian Cup
Iran's national beach soccer team defeated Spain's beach soccer team to win the title of the second Persian Beach Soccer Cup in Bushehr for the second consecutive year. On the last day of the Persian Cup international tournament, Iran's beach soccer team defeated Spain 4-2 at the Beach Stadium of Bushehr Tourist Village.
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.
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.
Visit Iran stand at Fitur 2018
Iranians active in the tourism industry will be introducing their services at the 38th International Tourism Fair (Fitur) in Spain. Fitur is one of the world’s largest tourism fairs. It will run from 7-21 January 2018 in Madrid with participating tour operators, travel agencies and other organs working in the tourism sector in Iran.
Iran’s Futsal, First in Asia, Fifth worldwide
In the latest ranking of national futsal teams in the world which has been announced by “futsalworldranking”, Iran national futsal team with 1625 points continues to hold the top rank in Asia and fifth in the world.
Farhadi film 12th most awaited for 2018
Twice Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi’s latest movie “Everybody knows” filmed in Spain has been listed on the 100 most awaited movies of 2018.
The Playlist website has released its top movie list at the end of 2017 for Christmas. Its first five selected features are “Ladybird”, “Dunkirk”, “The Florida Project”, “The Shape of Water”, and “Blade Runner 2049”.
Iran initiates song in four languages for World Cup
Theater actor and director, Banan, has announced the making of a music video on the occasion of Iran going to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Group B with Spain, Morocco, and Portugal.
Iran strategic port phase I opens
Phase I of Shahid Beheshti Port in Chabahar was inaugurated by the Iranian President and 60 foreign guests from 17 countries. The opening of Phase I has increased Chabahar’s capacity as a port by 8.5 million tons. This figure will go up to 80 million tons in the last stage.
“Group of Death” for Iran
The World Cup draw for Russia 2018 took place in Moscow yesterday, placing Iran in Group B with Portugal, Spain, and Morocco. This has been dubbed as the “Group of Death” by most football experts to show how tricky it can be.
Trump unable to stop Iran oil exports
Iran’s Minister of Petroleum spoke on the comments of the US President Donald Trump to reduce Iran's oil purchases, and said: “These words have had no effect on our country's oil exports to date.”