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Significant growth of Iran exports to Turkey

Significant growth of Iran exports to Turkey

Statistics show a 68.5% increase in Iran’s exports to Turkey during the first 11 months of 2017. Iran’s trade representative in Turkey announced: “Exports from Iran to Turkey over the first 11 months of 2017 reached the figure of USD 7BN and 17MM, a growth of 68.5% including oil and gas.”  

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Coffee house paintings by Ali-Akbar Sadeghi

Coffee house paintings by Ali-Akbar Sadeghi

Following the exhibition of statues by Tony Cragg at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tehran, the venue is now host to a series of works by Ali-Akbar Sadeghi.The exhibition takes a look at the visual culture and modern and contemporary art of Iran by displaying his seventy years of works as a painter, animator, sculptor, and poet.

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Hassan Rouhani meets with five new ambassadors

Hassan Rouhani meets with five new ambassadors

Today, Saturday, President Rouhani of Iran has accepted the credentials of the new  ambassadors from Cuba, Ghana, Cypress, and Poland. While receiving the credentials of Cuban Ambassador Alexis Vega, President Rouhani said: “The IR of Iran welcomes extended ties with the Cuban government. Following the revolutions in these two countries

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Baran Kosari GWA for “Yāri” Charity

Baran Kosari GWA for “Yāri” Charity

Actress Baran Kosari from Iran has been introduced as the Swedish Yāri Charity GWA in Iran. As reported by the media, the Yāri Charity is an NGO set up in 1999 by the late Massoud Variani to help those in need in his country of origin, with the slogan “Fewer street children, more students”.

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Fashion show reviving Iranian culture

Fashion show reviving Iranian culture

The 7th Fajr International Fashion Festival will take place in Iran in February. New designs and fashions organized by the state are put on show here. Private fashion houses and hotspot have also been active in Iran for long years and have found a footing on the social networks.

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Pakistanis return to Iran by train

Pakistanis return to Iran by train

After nearly twelve years, Iran and Pakistan have decided to get back on the railway tracks and begin running passenger trains between the two neighboring countries as from September 2018.

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A building and history burned to the ground

A building and history burned to the ground

One year ago today, it was on 20 January 2017 that plumes of thick smoke rose to the sky and brought the bad omen of the famous Plasco building burning in central Tehran; an old city landmark and commercial center that lived only for 53 years before going up in smoke.

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Fajr Theater Festival celebrates pioneers

Fajr Theater Festival celebrates pioneers

The 36th Fajr International Theater Festival is celebrating the works of three of its veterans, Ahmad Damud, Hushang Azadivar, and Jamshid Khanian. Their names have been printed in the Festival catalogue and the date has been set for the closing ceremony.  

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“Iran Theater Dialogue” begins

“Iran Theater Dialogue” begins

Today 19 January 2018, the “Iran Theater Dialogue” will begin with expert panels and online chats with the great theater directors of the world in the 36th Fajr International Theater Festival.  

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“Hendi and Hormoz” also reach Berlin

“Hendi and Hormoz” also reach Berlin

As the entry of the film “Khook” by Mani Haghighi became definite for admission to Berlin Film Festival, another film, “Hendi and Hormoz” directed by Abbas Amini was also admitted to the section “Generation 14plus” of the 68th Berlin Film Festival.

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