The song called “Wintersweet” [Chimonanthus], or Ice Flower in Persian, is a memorable song performed by Iranian vocalist Kourosh Yaghmaei, that had also gathered some popularity around the world. It has now been used as the soundtrack for “Love Movie” directed by Robert Bourrer.
The 40-strong National Iranian Orchestra performance at the Philharmonia Hall in the Republic of Azerbaijan, simultaneously with the Iran Cultural Week, conducted by Fereidoun Shahbazian with the vocals of Salar Aghili, has met with the standing ovation of the cities music lovers.
Prominent Iranian vocalist, Shahram Nazeri ,and Molavi’s 22nd descendant and President of Mevlana International Foundation, Asin Chalabi, have visited the mausoleums of Bayazid Bastami in Bastam and Abolhassan Kharaghani in Kharagan. He performed a poem by Maulana at the invitation of Asin Chalabi.
The Iranian Artists Forum, in association with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Embassy in Tehran, will be staging an Italian film week here 1-6 July 2018. A press meeting was held for the program at the Forum yesterday.
Alexander Mazirka, First Secretary of the Russian Embassy in Iran and representative of the Russ Sotero din Chistova Organization, and Dr Zahra Mohammadi, Professor of Russian Language and Literature at Tehran University and representative of Russkiy Mir in Iran, held a meeting on 26 June with Ali-Asghar Mohammad-Khani, international and cultural deputy of “Shahr-e Ketab” chain of bookstores, to discuss cultural cooperation between Iran and Russia.
The news of the sale of four Iranian historical artifacts at Christie's auction in London has been published. Meanwhile, the Legal and Properties Director General of Iran Cultural Heritage Organization announced an attempt to stop the auction and return the historical objects to Iran.
Iran’s handicrafts and traditional arts exhibition which was supposed to take place in Russia concurrently with the 2018 World Cup was canceled due to rising currency and travel package prices to this country.
The Persian language has been going strong for a thousand years in Pakistan. It has been a language used in the administrative affairs of the sub-continent and many of the written and cultural works of Pakistan are in Persian. But things are different today and the Persian language is nowhere to be seen in books and teachings.
“Women’s voice is a silent art in Iran. Music comes to show off its beauty, but we have to hide our inner beauty. I have always been lawful and I will act within the law as long as the current rules about women's music remain in place. But I hope more attention is paid to women and they are supported more,” Mousavi added.
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.
The Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization announced: “Tourists are no longer required to go to Iranian embassies for visas. They can apply online and travel to Iran once their application has been reviewed.”
On 13 August 2018, at 21h30, the concert titled “A song from another world” began playing in Vahdat Hall in Tehran with a band of musicians with autism and down syndrome, for an audience that included figures such as Loris Tjeknavorian and Kambiz Derambakhsh.
International Mathematical Union (IMU) named 3 May, the birthday of "Maryam Mirzakhani", the International Women's Day in Maths, on the proposal of the Women's Committee of the Iranian Mathematical Society.
A celebration was held in Tehran to celebrate polo registration by Unesco. Iran’s Cultural Heritage Organization Deputy, Mohammad-Hassan Talebian spoke about the game at the ceremony and called the registration an important global event for cultural diplomacy and peace.
RT writes that the presidents of Russia and Iran met on the sidelines of the Caspian summit in Aktau, Kazakhstan on Sunday. Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani addressed ways in which world’s most acute crises, particularly in the Middle East, can be settled, the Kremlin said.