1st Vice President of Iran emphasizes sanctions impact
Iran’s Firs Vice President has said circumstances in the country are difficult, adding: “But difficult circumstances do not mean that everything is a threat. Times are hard, but this is not an impasse. Opportunities and great changes arise from the heart of difficulties. It is important that our leaders aim to shorten the difficult times.”
Iran Winner of World Youth Wrestling Championship
Iran’s youth free wrestling team has won three gold, one silver, and three bronze medals in Croatia to take the championship with 152 points.
Iran ranks 1st at International Nanotechnology Olympiad (INO)
Iran became the world's leading nanotechnology Olympiad team in the business section at the First South Korean International Nanotechnology Olympiad.
Iran's "Searing Summer" and "The Home" to compete in Beijing festival
The Beijing Film Festival will open today, and "Searing Summer" and "The Home" from Iran will be featured in the competition section and the first films competition section of the event respectively.
Nowruz in Kermanshah – The 5-day ruler
Nowruz ceremonies in Kermanshah and surrounding areas, in western Iran, begin with spring cleaning and carpet cleaning. An old custom in Kermanshah is “shaking carpets”, when carpets are hung on bars on rooftops and the sound of brooms hit against the carpets is heard in all the back alleys of the city. Cleaning or “shaking carpets” is a big part of the spring cleaning which has been observed in Kermanshah from old times.
Tehran Electronic Music Festival in March
Tehran Electronic Music Festival will be held on March 3rd at Charsou multiplex with the participation of 14 electronic music bands. Fourteen musical projects will go on stage at Charsou multiplex in Tehran from 3-9 March this year. These performances which are in different formats will host audiences and electronic music fans.
Two simultaneous but diverse performance artfestivals
7th International Festival of “30 Performances, 30Artists, 30 Days”will be held at the end of this year, same as previous years. However, this year, this artistic event will begin atTehran Museum of Contemporary Art, simultaneously with the first International Festival of Radical Performance on Thursday, February 1st with performances from Germany, Spain, Australia, Turkey, the United States, and Mexico.
Iranian lady gives birth in Australian prison
Negar Qods-Kani, Iranian citizen resident in Australia, was illegally arrested 195 days ago on false charges brought by America. These have been the hardest 195 days of her life. She was pregnant when arrested and has now given birth to her first child in captivity.
First Persian speakers art festival in France
The first art festival for Persian speakers living in Europe to take place in Paris in January 2018 has selected its jury for the visual arts section.
Tehran Hollywood collaboration
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Iranian cinema will be producing its first film with Hollywood, directed by Ali Atashani, called ‘Firstborn’ starring Val Kilmer.