An exhibition of works by Iranian architectural photographers, titled “Naghsh-e Jahan” [Imprints of the world], will open tomorrow at the 9th Dakar International Mirrors Festival in Senegal. The arts and culture institute of “Tahrir-e Kargah-e Khial” and the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO), in association with the Tehran Municipality Art and Cultural Organization, are the organizers of Iran’s art and architecture photography exhibition in Dakar.
World Theater Day coincides with the Iranian New Year, Nowruz, end of March. During the New Year holidays, Sang-e Laj playhouse will be open from 23 March, and Theatr-e Shahr and Honar playhouses will resume work on 27 March in the capital. Playhouses in the provinces will announce their opening dates soon.
The halim cooking ceremony in Eghlid, Fars Province, is a family occasion to usher in the Iranian New Year, Nowruz, on the spring equinox. This is an old tradition that takes place beginning of March every year. The event was held in an old house in the city this year together with a display of Iranian handicrafts and joined in by tourists.
Kermanshah Province Governor has announced: “We are presently working on plans for the Kermanshah 2020 scheme, with emphasis on the tourism sector in this province. We are hoping to receive governmental approval shortly.”
Two live handicraft exhibitions will be held at some of Tehran's handicraft workshops in Nowruz holiday in year 1397 of Iranian calendar. The handicraft exhibition will be held at Iran Sara Cultural Center in the eastern part of the Azadi Tower from 11 March to 1 April.
The Nowruz New Year holidays are a good opportunity for Iranians to take time off to travel. Many travel abroad during this time. The peak season holidays during push ticket and tour prices up every year; this has now been aggravated with the recent currency fluctuations in the price of dollar.
Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization Deputy has been conducting talks with selected hotels and airlines to arrange exceptional discounts for tourists traveling to Iran during the Nowruz New Year from Turkey, Iraq, and the Republic of Azerbaijan.
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.
Iranian Prime Minister, Javad Zarif, has posted a tweet addressed to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI): “There are at least 80 nuclear warheads stationed in the Middle East. None are in Iran; rather, they're at the fingertips of a warmonger who howls incessantly about fabricated Iranian “ambitions”. Time for an overdue debate on the real threat to the region & beyond.”
In a telephone conversation with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Monday, President Hassan Rouhani expressed hope that Tehran and Doha can make the best of the many capacities they have to promote trade between the two countries.
Some time ago, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu sent a video message about the water crisis in Iran, saying: “Israel has the knowledge to stop an environmental crisis in Iran and I want to share this with the people of Iran.” He pointed to the launch of a website and a telegram channel in Persian to fight the water crisis in Iran, and stated: “Israel is with the Iranian people and I want to save the lives of many of them.”
Bloomberg reports that Iran says Venezuela and Iraq will join it in blocking a proposal to increase oil production that’s backed by Saudi Arabia and Russia when OPEC and its allies meet in Vienna this week.