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Fashion show reviving Iranian culture

Fashion show reviving Iranian culture

The 7th Fajr International Fashion Festival will take place in Iran in February. New designs and fashions organized by the state are put on show here. Private fashion houses and hotspot have also been active in Iran for long years and have found a footing on the social networks.

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Pakistanis return to Iran by train

Pakistanis return to Iran by train

After nearly twelve years, Iran and Pakistan have decided to get back on the railway tracks and begin running passenger trains between the two neighboring countries as from September 2018.

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A building and history burned to the ground

A building and history burned to the ground

One year ago today, it was on 20 January 2017 that plumes of thick smoke rose to the sky and brought the bad omen of the famous Plasco building burning in central Tehran; an old city landmark and commercial center that lived only for 53 years before going up in smoke.

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Fajr Theater Festival celebrates pioneers

Fajr Theater Festival celebrates pioneers

The 36th Fajr International Theater Festival is celebrating the works of three of its veterans, Ahmad Damud, Hushang Azadivar, and Jamshid Khanian. Their names have been printed in the Festival catalogue and the date has been set for the closing ceremony.  

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“Iran Theater Dialogue” begins

“Iran Theater Dialogue” begins

Today 19 January 2018, the “Iran Theater Dialogue” will begin with expert panels and online chats with the great theater directors of the world in the 36th Fajr International Theater Festival.  

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“Hendi and Hormoz” also reach Berlin

“Hendi and Hormoz” also reach Berlin

As the entry of the film “Khook” by Mani Haghighi became definite for admission to Berlin Film Festival, another film, “Hendi and Hormoz” directed by Abbas Amini was also admitted to the section “Generation 14plus” of the 68th Berlin Film Festival.

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36th International Fajr Theater Festival begins

36th International Fajr Theater Festival begins

The 36th International Fajr Theater Festival started work on Thursday, 18 January 2018. It will run until 29 January in various categories in theater houses across Tehran. The categories include stage plays, street plays, and the international and out of competition categories.  

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Islamic countries suspend ties with Zionists

Islamic countries suspend ties with Zionists

The 13th Organization of Islamic Cooperation Conference has issued a statement to wrap up its work. The statement declares that, while the US insists on its wrongful decision to transfer its embassy to Quds, members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation who have political and economic ties with the Zionist regime will suspend these.

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Fajr International Theater Festival Jury

Fajr International Theater Festival Jury

Three jury members from Switzerland, Holland, and Turkey, have been introduced at the 36th Fajr International Theater Festival for different categories. The 36th Fajr International Theater Festival is held in the three categories of International Theater, Iran Theater (A), and Iran Theater (B) in a competitive form and the names of the jury members for each category are as follows:

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Hans Christian Andersen Award

Hans Christian Andersen Award

Farhad Hasanzadeh is on the finalists list of the Hans Christian Andersen Award. Hasanzadeh is one of the five finalists on the Hans Christian Andersen Awards IBBY 2018, which is the highest international recognition for authors of children’s books.  

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German Ambassador: Iran economic growth a dream

German Ambassador: Iran economic growth a dream

At a meeting with the German Ambassador to Iran, CBI Chief said: “European banks are cautious about working with Iran and US interference continues. We must elucidate the situation and analyze the risks to ameliorate relations.”

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