The first “Farid-e-Din Attar Neyshaburi: Life and work” seminar will be held in April 2018 on the national day for Attar.
In an academic cooperation between the Islamic Studies Institute of the University of Tehran and McGill University, a series of international seminars entitled “The Persian language and Iranian thought” are being held.
“Variety” entertainment magazine has listed two-time Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi’s new film on the list of its top movies for 2018.
These days, we often hear Farhadi’s name for his feature the “Salesman” which won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in 2016.
“Sa’di”, a puppet opera written, designed, and directed by Behrouz Gharibpur, will go on stage at the Ferdowsi Hall in Tehran from 31 December 2017.
The repertoire of Aran Company, headed by Behrouz Gharibpur will also play at the Ferdowsi Hall from 3-9 March 2018.
“Empty view, written and directed by Ali Zare Qanatnowi, has won the Best Animation and Best Film Music awards from the Los Angeles Film Festival. The music has been composed by Mohammad-Reza Aligholi.
“Invisible Cities" directed by Pino di Buduo, is an offstage performance from Italy which will be shown at the 36th Fajr Theater Festival in Tehran.
This is an artistic interdisciplinary multimedia project which has begun practicing in Tehran with the help of the Italian Embassy here in order to get ready for its performance at the Fajr Festival. The performance has been going round cities such as London, Paris, Rome, and Budapest since 1991.
The feature film “Salesman” Directed by two-time Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi has made the list of Best Movies of 2017. The Metacritic website has also chosen “Starless Dreams” as one of the best movies of this year.
The Head of the Unesco World Heritage Centre at Bam Citadel and Cultural Landscape has announced: “On the 14th anniversary of the Bam earthquake, the main memorable wooden gate of the Citadel was installed today (Wednesday 27 December 2017) and unveiled by high ranking officials.
Bahram Beizaei is one of Iran’s greatest screenwriters and researcher. He was born today, 79 years ago. He is also an old hand at theater research and the one who collected Iranian play scripts for the first time.
The 36th Fajr International Theater Festival is host to 36 guest theaters as from 21 January 2018.
The Festival Secretariat has issued a statement, announcing that this year’s event is for theatre actors of Iran with various approaches. This year’s edition is a “Celebration of the Iranian Theater” and stresses on pluralism, providing the grounds for wider communities and generations to participate.
Twice Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi’s latest movie “Everybody knows” filmed in Spain has been listed on the 100 most awaited movies of 2018.
The Playlist website has released its top movie list at the end of 2017 for Christmas. Its first five selected features are “Ladybird”, “Dunkirk”, “The Florida Project”, “The Shape of Water”, and “Blade Runner 2049”.
Ahmad Mahmood is an author who always wrote about the people. He made himself eternal in the contemporary literature of Iran with his novel “Neighbors”. He was born on 25 December, on wintery day like today.
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.
Pir Mohammad Mulla Zehi, expert on Pakistani affairs in Tehran, believes: “Although Imran Khan chose Riyadh as his first foreign trip, his general outlook is to act as a mediator between Iran and Pakistan. The opportunity is still there for the new Prime Minister to make this happen.”
The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a statement announcing that issuing e-visas without labels in passports for tourists traveling to Iran has begun as from 23 September 2018 in all IR of Iran consulates and the country’s international airports.