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New artifacts on display in Takht-e Jamshid
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New artifacts on display in Takht-e Jamshid

In the Iranian New Year Nowruz of 1397 HS [March 2018], thirty-one new objects from the Achaemenid period will go on display in the Takht-e Jamshid Museum. As reported by Khabar-e Jonub, there are currently around 270 Achaemenid objects at the expert Takht-e Jamshid Museum on display for the public; but, the Museum treasures around 5000 objects dating back to the Achaemenid, Sassanid, and Islamic periods.  

Yazd world sustainable city
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Yazd world sustainable city

The World Energy Foundation has named the historic part of Yazd a Sustainable City, because it has been able to become compatible with its harsh environment and make optimum use of energy. Yazd City Mayor has announced: “The intelligent architecture of Yazd compatible with its nature led to its selection as a Sustainable City in the world.”  

Iran Tourism Exhibition starts 23 January
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Iran Tourism Exhibition starts 23 January

While Iran’s Tourism Exhibition will open next week on 23 January, the Director of Iran Cultural Heritage Organization visited Holland’s Tourism and Leisure Fair in Utrecht. According to reports by ILNA News Agency, in this visit, Ali-Asghar Munesan, Director of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran

Visit the valley of love in Iran
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Visit the valley of love in Iran

The valley of love is a natural attraction of Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari Province. Its nearest town is Shahr-e Kord at a distance of 110kms. Even its alluring name attracts visitors to the place. Iran’s longest river runs through the valley of love, where tourists can take part in rafting and fishing. Rice paddies and pomegranate orchards create a pristine landscape before your eyes. Rivers, waterfalls, and adjoining villages live in peace and harmony side by side, where sightseers can feel at ease and relax.  

Japanese garden planned in Rasht
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Japanese garden planned in Rasht

At a meeting with the delegation of Japanese investors on planning a Japanese garden, the Mayor of Rasht metropolis stated: “The lush landscape of Rasht has already been introduced on an international level and planning a garden here is welcomed by the city officials.”

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Tesla and Volvo seek out 10-year old Iranian inventor

2018/01/06

The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.

Iran, US should opt long term relations

2017/10/22

In an interview with Persia Digest, Adib-Moghaddam said: It is imperative that Iran gets even closer to the EU, not least to keep the communication with Washington going, and to minimize misperceptions.

German Schiller Group Concert in Tehran

2017/11/14

The German Schiller Group Concert is taking place in Tehran for the first time. Christopher von Deylen, will be traveling to Tehran with his Group for the first time in mid-December to stage a concert at the Hall of the Ministry of the Interior over two nights on 11-12 December, at 21h30.  

Cooking Tour for Persian dishes

2017/08/16

Two young girls by the names of Shirin Tahanan and Matin Lashkari are the initiators of a delicious cooking tour in Tehran. Shirin cooks and Matin organizes the tour.  

New find in Persepolis

2017/08/20

The newly discovered gates in Persepolis will soon be turned into a museum site once all the protective and safety measures have been completed.

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Pakistanis return to Iran by train

2018/01/20

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.

A building and history burned to the ground

2018/01/20

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.

Fajr Theater Festival celebrates pioneers

2018/01/20

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.  

Vermiculus (music)

2018/01/19

Artist: Constantinople Band Album: Clouds Genre: World music Year: 2006   (Persia Digest) – “Vermiculus” is performed by the Iranian-Canadian band “Constantinople”. It is a fusion piece of European music played with “Daf” percussion instrument. Percussion instruments can be combined with music from around the world.

Ali Rahbari in concert with Korean artist

2018/01/19

Following a concert with the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, former conductor of the Tehran Symphony Orchestra, Ali Rahbari, will be performing with musicians from S Korea end-January.