On 4 December 2017, registerguard.com writes let’s stop demonizing Iran. Our relations with that country in recent decades have been based on misunderstandings and habitual thinking. False stereotypes rule the common perception of Iran and its people. We need to reject those stereotypes and take a fresh look at this country, its people and its possible role in bringing peace and prosperity to the Middle East.
The house of former Iranian Prime Minister, Dr Mosaddegh, has been closed down and derelict for years in Ahmad-Abad. But, these days, we hear murmurs of a reopening for touristic purposes, away from political, social, and cultural hullabaloos.
Visiting British Museum Director in Tehran has proposed for the British Museum to hold its second exhibition at the Iran National Museum.
Hartwig Fischer, Museum Director, accompanied by Vesta Sarkhosh-Curtis who is responsible for pre-Islamic Iranian coins (from the third century BCE until the middle of the seventh century CE), visited Iran’s National Museum, and said: “Although I am visiting Iran for the first time
“Zuran” is a traditional form of wrestling form Kermanshah which is on its way to being registered by Unesco.
The sport was initially registered as a national heritage in Iran. Following a reorganization of local wrestling sports by the Wrestling Federation of Iran and the World Wrestling Federation, it was decided to register this traditional sport as belt wrestling in the world.
These days, Kunya is filled with the sounds of Sufi Sama and mysticism. Researchers worldwide have come to the city to join the Molana World Congress. Numerous Iranians have also traveled to the city to visit his tomb. Renowned Iranian vocalists, Shahram Nazeri and Majid Derakhshani, held a concert of traditional Persian music in Kunya.
Tourism and handicrafts director of Iran’s Travel and Tourism stated that Iran will have a pavilion at the Ferien Messe Vienna 2018 holiday fair, and added: “An effective way of attracting tourists is to take part in international fairs.”
“Chama” ice cave is one of Iran’s rarest caves so beautiful that it has not yet met its match.
It is located at a distance of 25kms from “Chalguerd” in Chahar Mahal & Bakhtiari Province. It resembles a large passage filled with masses of snow stacked up to a height of 50 meters. The cold weather here means that stalactites and stalagmites are formed here in all seasons throughout the year.
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.
This week will see the registration of three cities in Iran as World Craft Cities. These are Kalpurgan, Sirjan, and Marivan. Yesterday, the ceremony was held for Kalpurgan. Tomorrow Sirjan will be registered as a World Kilim City, followed by Marivan next week as a World Kalash City. The ceremonies are attended by the President of the World Crafts Council-Asia Pacific Region (WCC-APR).
The great Iranian Nowruz rally will take place in the Iranian New Year 1397 (2018) for families as part of a tourism program. Forty tourism information agencies in foreign countries are set to help launch startups and use the capacity of Iranians abroad.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Artist: Constantinople Band
Genre: World music
(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.