The passenger transport manager for Iranian Railways has announced the inauguration of a free Tabriz-Jolfa tourist train.
Mir-Hassan Mousavi said: “Following the successful startup of a number of sightseeing train routes, the Tabriz-Jolfa route will be providing free travel for tourists seven days a week from 1 December 2017 to 30 January 2018 in association with the Aras Free Zone Organization.
The Iranian Nowruz New Year will be celebrated as an international event simultaneously with the “Tabriz 2018” event in this city. This will introduce Iranian ceremonies and concentrate on the city of Tabriz.
Deputy for the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran said: “Tabriz 2018 will open on 23 March 2018.”
Mohammad Moheb-Khodaei pointed to the 20-year vision document for Iran aiming to attract 20 million tourists by 2025, and said: “We have to make the most of Tabriz 2018.”
The Hormuz Art Week is taking place with the dazzling arts, culture, and theater of this island in association with “Baran Theater” 2-7 December 2017 to display the various artistic fields in which islander artists are active.
Tabriz, Yazd, Ahvaz, Hamedan, and Kerman have joined the ad network of Turkish Airlines. From now on, these five most spectacular Iranian cities will be screened on the IFE TV screens of all Turkish Airlines flights.
The CEO of the Cultural Heritage Organization of Isfahan, Fereidun Allahyari, in a meeting with Japanese tourism officials in Iran announced that Japan will be studying the tourism potentials of the city of Isfahan in line with developing mutual travel.
The Deputy of the Tourism Organization of Iran has said that: “Iranians living abroad can get a free plane ticket to Iran if they introduce five foreign tourists. They can also transfer their tickets to their relatives.”
The deadly quake of 13 November in western Iran has been attracting messages of condolences from tourists who have visited the country previously. It has also not affected plans by new visitors who were planning to travel to the stricken areas in Kermanshah Province.
Akira Uhara, JICA senior expert for national heritage and tourism has said: “Tabriz is not just a city within the borders of Iran, but it is an important member of the Silk Road corridor and Asia’s gateway to Europe.
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.