Art & Culture News

  • Shiraz recognized as world city of handicrafts

    Shiraz recognized as world city of handicrafts

    Shiraz, Jan 29, IRNA – Director general of Fars province Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Department said on Wednesday that Shiraz was recognized as the world city of handicrafts by the World Crafts Council.

  • Registration of 3 Iranian cities, 1 village in global list of handicrafts

    Registration of 3 Iranian cities, 1 village in global list of handicrafts

    Tehran, Jan 28, IRNA- Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts said that by registration of cities of Shiraz, Zanjan, Malayer and Qasemabad village in the list of cities and villages of handicrafts by the World Council of handicrafts, the number of Iranian cities and villages in the world of handicrafts has reached 14.

  •  Chadorshab weaving village of Gilan globally registered

     Chadorshab weaving village of Gilan globally registered

    Rasht, Jan 28, IRNA - The Director-General of Gilan Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization announced the global registration of Qasem Abad village of Rudsar city as the World Village of Chadorshab weaving by the World Crafts Council.

  • Isfahan handicrafts in Naqsh-e Jahan Square

    Isfahan handicrafts in Naqsh-e Jahan Square

    Isfahan; known as the "World City of Handicrafts", takes pride in the display and sale of the beautiful and unique handicrafts of Naqsh-e Jahan Square.Isfahan, Iran. January 28, 2020. IRNA/Maryam Almomen.

  • Foreign critics welcome Yalda in Sundance Film Festival

    Foreign critics welcome Yalda in Sundance Film Festival

    Tehran, Jan 28, IRNA – Iranian " Yalda " feature as the only representative of Iranian cinema at the Sundance Film Festival main screening of the world's long fiction film was welcomed at the Salt Lake City Conspiracy Theater.

  • Iran, Oman highlight Quranic cooperation

    Iran, Oman highlight Quranic cooperation

    Tehran, Jan 28, IRNA – Iranian Ambassador to Oman Mohammad Reza Nouri Shahroudi and Omani Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Abdullah al-Salmi on Tuesday called for developing cultural relations and Quranic cooperation.

  • Mongolian historians tour Iran's monuments

    Mongolian historians tour Iran's monuments

    Sabzevar, Jan 27, IRNA – A group of historians from Mongolia in a one-day tour visited ancient sites and monuments in Joveyn and Joghatay in the eastern province of Khorasan Razavi.

  • Official underlines East Azarbaijan, Turkey cultural commonalities

    Official underlines East Azarbaijan, Turkey cultural commonalities

    Tabriz, Jan 27, IRNA – The managing director of cultural heritage, handicrafts and tourism office of East Azarbaijan said cultural, historical, natural and civilization commonalities with Turkey have paved the way for establishing interactions.

  • Shahroud Museum in Mid-Eastern Iran

    Shahroud Museum in Mid-Eastern Iran

    Shahrood Museum is a two-story building, architectured to the style of the late Qajar and early Pahlavi reigns. The museum comprises two sections, named as archaeology and anthropology. This museum has two sections of archeology and anthropology with more than 800 pieces of historical artifacts and its oldest museum is stone and bone tools dating back 8,000 years ago to the Chakhmaq hill of Shahrood, in Semnan Province. Semnan, Iran, January 27, 2020. IRNA/Abed Mirmasoumi.

  • Health condition of Iranian maestro Shajarian stabilized

    Health condition of Iranian maestro Shajarian stabilized

    Tehran, Jan 27, IRNA – Health condition of the Iranian maestro Mohammadreza Shajarian has been reported as stabilized, according to his medical team coordinator who announced on Monday.