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Nazeri warns about decline of classical Persian music

Nazeri warns about decline of classical Persian music

“I feel that people have been distancing themselves from the arts over the past year, and they are no longer inclined to get involved in these fields. Traditional music has been replaced with the so-called vulgar songs, which is a great pity.

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Tirgan ancient feast celebrated

Tirgan ancient feast celebrated

The ancient Persian feast of Tirgan has been celebrated on 6 July, at the same time as the National Mount Damavand Day, at the university of Rineh city in Amol, northern Iran. The celebrations were attended by people from across Iran.

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Shushtar waterfalls – a masterpiece of engineering

Shushtar waterfalls – a masterpiece of engineering

One of the attractive places to visit in Iran is Shushtar town in Khuzestan Province. There, you can see the waterfalls of Shuhstar (Sika) which were built to generate hydraulic power for the industrial mills in the Sassanid era.  

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London conference decision on Tappeh Sialk

London conference decision on Tappeh Sialk

At the end of a two-day conference in London organized by the Iran Heritage Foundation (IHF) in association with The British Institute of Persian Studies (BIPS) on “Tappeh Sialk and Ancient Kashan Revisited”, a unanimous decision was made to set up an advisory committee of experts, scholars, and archaeologists for the protection of this historic region of Iran. IHF in England, The National Museum of Iran, and the Louvre in France will be working together towards this goal.  

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Assyrian National Day held in Tehran

Assyrian National Day held in Tehran

On the occasion of the Assyrian National Day on the first day of July, a ceremony was held at Tehran Assyrian Association with the participation of a number of religious minorities, the Assyrian community and ambassadors from various countries, including Russia, Lebanon, Australia, Turkey, and Georgia.  

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Iran and Iraq to produce a joint film

Iran and Iraq to produce a joint film

Mohamed Al-Daradji, Iraqi director of the film "The Journey", announced the production of a joint film with Iran in a conversation with IRNA. “Eight years of war between Iraq and Iran caused many devastations.  But after a long time, when Iraq got involved in another war, the Iranians came to support us. This caused misunderstandings for some people, so we plan to answer them in the cinema,” he said.  

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Italy film week in Tehran

Italy film week in Tehran

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.  

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What Trump must know about Iran

What Trump must know about Iran

The U.S. decision to exit the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action not only undermines the domestic forces in Iran best positioned to produce actual, if incremental, change but also empowers local actors whose interests lie in provoking violent conflict with the United States and its regional allies.

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