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Shiraz hosts TU Dresden from Germany

Shiraz hosts TU Dresden from Germany

“TU Dresden Week” began work in Shiraz, central Iran, yesterday 15 April 2018. The event will run until 17 April with the aim of promoting scientific, cultural, environmental, and student exchanges. Shiraz and Dresden mayors will also be meeting on the sidelines of the event this week.  

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A waterfall of different flavors

A waterfall of different flavors

A spring bubbling up from the heart of a mountain in the scorching heat flows down to create a beautiful waterfall called “Fadami”, a 130kms southeast of Darab in Fars Province, southern Iran.  

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Iranian art under Sotheby’s hammer

Iranian art under Sotheby’s hammer

Sotheby’s London has auctioned fourteen works by Iranian artists at a session of “20th Century Art/ Middle East”. Sixty artworks will go under the hammer altogether, fourteen of which are by Iranian artists. The auction will take place on 24 April 2018.  

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War, Violence, Syria in Farshid Maleki Designs

War, Violence, Syria in Farshid Maleki Designs

The exhibition of color sketches by Fashid Maleki, mostly drawn last year, opened in Hor Gallery in Tehran yesterday. Farshid Maleki’s recent works are also very similar to his previous surreal, expressionist works. Some of athem bear titles and Syria features prominently among them, portraying the human tragedy in the country.

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Nowruz traditions in Shiraz

Nowruz traditions in Shiraz

Apart from the traditional “Haft Sin” [Seven Ss] spread laid for Nowruz New Year on the spring equinox across Iran, a “Haft Mim” [Seven Ms] spread is also laid out in the provincial capital of Fars Province, Shiraz, in central Iran. These all start with M in Persian, and include chicken, fish, shrimp, masghati sweet, yoghurt, and raisins. Rhubarb yoghurt, honey, dates, butter, cheese, lettuce, and dyed eggs are also part of the spread.  

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Tourists join halim stew cooking ritual

Tourists join halim stew cooking ritual

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.

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Tenfold growth in foreign investment for Fars

Tenfold growth in foreign investment for Fars

Foreign investors have been taking an interest in Fars Province and businesses from Italy will soon open plants here for the production of pasta, ready to cook meals, coffee, etc… The Chinese will also open a chromite concentrate plant here.

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Tajikistan Tourism-Culture week in Shiraz

Tajikistan Tourism-Culture week in Shiraz

The Head of the Tourism Commission of Shiraz’s Islamic City Council has announced: “The first Tajik tourism and cultural week will take place in Shiraz in the Iranian New Year Nowruz 1397 (2018) in the spring.

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Master Farshchian Works in Nakhchivan

Master Farshchian Works in Nakhchivan

An exhibition of the miniature works of Master Farshchian entitled “Innovation in Tradition” has opened in the “Bahruz Kangarli” Hall of the Nakhchivan Union of Painters with 30 of his works. The opening was attended by cultural and political figures.  

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The latest miniature work of Farshchian

The latest miniature work of Farshchian

Mahmud Farshchian is an Iranian miniaturist going through a busy period these days. While his latest works will be unveiled in Tehran on 21 September, he has taken part in two inauguration ceremonies of two halls bearing his name in Isfahan.  

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Sangtarashan Cave

Sangtarashan Cave

The man-made Sangtarashan Cave, aka Sangshekan Cave, is in the city of Jahrom, in Fars Province-Iran.

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Persepolis endangered by land subsidence

Persepolis endangered by land subsidence

Director General of Iran's Crowdfunding Office for the Environment has warned that Fars Province is at the top of the list for land subsidence in the world and this may cause great damage to Persepolis and place it at the mercy of complete annihilation.

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