The 24th International Children's Theater began work in the historic city of Hamedan on 30 November. One play from Iran and eight plays from abroad have been shown here every day, which has met with a large audience.
The 22nd Milan Crafts Fair entitled “Artists in exhibition / Dive in taste, tradition and design” began yesterday. A conference entitled “Iran” will be held here as a special guest of the Expo on Tuesday 5 December 2017.
At a meeting with the Head of the Research Institute and Cultural Heritage and Tourism of Iran, the Head of the Union of German Museums emphasized the importance of the Achaemenid era in the Persian Empire, and proposed to stage an Achaemenid exhibition in his country.
Serbia will be Iran’s special guest at the Tehran Int’l Book Fair, running from 2-12 May 2018.
Based on the decision of the policymaking council for the Tehran Int’l Book Fair, the special guests of the Fair have been selected for the next three years. Serbia will join the 31st Fair, and China and Japan with be the special guests here in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
Mohammadreza Saket, Secretary General of Iran’s Football Federation presented Gianni Infantino, FIFA President, Fatma Samoura FIFA Secretary General Secretary General, and Vitaly Mutko, President of the Russian Football Union, with exquisite handicrafts gifts from Iran prior to the Russia 2018 draw.
A first exhibition of its kind in Ukraine has opened with 70 ancient artifacts from Iran entitled “The Attractions of Persia” at the Khanenko Museum of Art for western and oriental arts in the Ukrainian capital Kiev.
A Japanese Cultural Month will start in Tehran on 2 December 2017 to introduce Japanese culture in Iran.
As reported by ISNA, the Japanese Embassy has invited artists such as wadaiko drummer Itchitaro and Japanese flute player Kishida to stage concerts in Tehran and Kashan. Other programs include a piano concerto by Aki Kuroda, a Japanese tea ceremony, an origami workshop, and an exhibition of tourism photos, paintings, and cultural artifacts.
Director of the Unesco World Heritage Site based at Pasargadae announced that Achaemenid palaces will be roofed in a joint project with the Italians.
Hamid Fadaei added: “By doing this, parts of the rock reliefs will be safeguarded in a more fundamental manner.
The managing director of Chabahar Free Trade Zone said in order to reduce travel costs to this southeastern Iranian port, agreements have been made in principle for establishing a private airline for Chabahar FTZ.
Iran’s Supreme Leader has said: “Despite the irrelevant analyses of certain misled supporters of the West, the Islamic Republic is still strong and owes its strength to the spirituality, wisdom and endeavors of its devout youth and those of the families of the wartime martyrs.