The first radio transmitter in Iran
Seventy-eight years ago, on 24 April, the first radio transmitter in Iran began broadcasting from the old Shemiran road studios in Tehran. Exactly on 24 April, 1940, a radio service started which presented programs such as news, Iranian music, cultural and artistic subjects, history and geography for eight hours a day. The service was only for Tehran, and for this reason became known as “Radio Tehran”.
Leila Hatami for 21st century best actress
Leila Hatami has been nominated as one of the 21st century’s best women actresses alongside Juliette Binoche and Scarlett Johansson. Interestingly enough, Juliette Binoche has been nominated for her role in the movie ‘Certified Copy’ directed by the late Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami.
My cold sigh (music)
Artist: Amir Behmanesh & Sahand Mehdizadeh
(Persia Digest) – “My cold sigh” is a pop song from the album “Wire” with a gentle soul. It is a very popular genre of music in Iran.
Bewildered Lover (music)
Artist: Amir Behmanesh
Composer: Sahand Mehdizadeh
(Persia Digest) - Bewildered Lover from the album Wire is a piece of Persian traditional song and music arranged in pop, a rather current genre in Iran and neighboring countries.