Art & Culture News

  • Sar Agha Seyed Village in Southwestern Iran

    Sar Agha Seyed Village in Southwestern Iran

    “Sar Agha Seyed” is a village located 45 kilometers northern Kuhrang County of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran. Its architect is similar to Masuleh of Gilan Province where houses have been built into the mountain with stairway structure. Shahrekord, Iran. October 20, 2020, IRNA/Ahmad Riahi Dehkordi.

  • Majidi's 'Sun' up for screening in Rome Int'l Film Fest

    Majidi's 'Sun' up for screening in Rome Int'l Film Fest

    Tehran, Oct 20, IRNA – The film 'Sun' directed by noted Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi will be screened in the Rome International Film Festival, one of the most prestigious festivals in Italy.

  • A review of Iran's National Festival of Youth Music

    A review of Iran's National Festival of Youth Music

    Tehran, IRNA – Iran's National Festival of Youth Music is a musical artwork test that provides a possibility to assess the quantitative and qualitative status of musical education in Iran. This event, according to international definitions, is a musical contest and is held in three parts of Iranian music, classical music, and music in the Iranian areas.

  • Mural paintings in Iran's Qazvin City

    Mural paintings in Iran's Qazvin City

    Mural painting is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling, or other permanent surfaces. In recent years, Qazvin Municipality has done its best to help beautify the city to boost the spirits of citizens. A number of these mural paintings have recently been devoted to praising the efforts of the medical staff who are in the frontline of the battlefield against the Coronavirus. Qazvin, Iran. October 19, 2020, IRNA.

  • Tourist attractions of ancient city of Kuhpayeh in Isfahan province

    Tourist attractions of ancient city of Kuhpayeh in Isfahan province

    The city of Kuhpayeh is located 65 kilometers east of Isfahan. This ancient and historical city has many tourist resorts, and the surrounding villages also have lots of similar attractions. One of the most famous attractions of the city is Abbasi Caravanserai that dates back to 400 years ago (Safavid era). This Caravansarai was renovated in 2012 with preservation of traditional architecture. Another factor that makes the place very popular with tourists is its beautiful nature. Isfahan, Iran. October 19, 2020, IRNA/Zahra Baghan.

  • WIPO confers Shajarian creativity medal

    WIPO confers Shajarian creativity medal

    Tehran, IRNA -- World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) awarded the Creativity Medal to internationally-acclaimed classical and traditional Persian vocalist, the late Maestro Mohammad Reza Shajarian.

  • Imam Reza Holy Shrine marking departure anniversary of Great  Prophet (PBUH)

    Imam Reza Holy Shrine marking departure anniversary of Great Prophet (PBUH)

    People mark departure anniversary of Great Mohammad (PBUH) coincided this year with demise anniversary of Imam Hassan (AS) at Holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS), They observed health protocols to contain COVID19 crisis. Mashad, Iran. October 16, 2020, IRNA/Mohsen Bakhshandeh.

  • Knowledge of Persian poetry necessary to understand Ottoman poetry: Turkish professor

    Knowledge of Persian poetry necessary to understand Ottoman poetry: Turkish professor

    Shiraz, IRNA – Translator of Divan of Hafez into Turkish and deputy chancellor of University of Ankara said that knowledge of the Persian poetry is necessary for learning and understanding the Ottoman poetry.

  • Persian Literature night to be held in Tokyo

    Persian Literature night to be held in Tokyo

    Tehran, Oct 15, IRNA – Hafez Birth Memorial "Persian Poetry and Literature as Seen by Japanese Researchers” is to be held in Tokyo online on Sunday.

  • "Thus said Zarathustra" to go on stage in Zagreb

    "Thus said Zarathustra" to go on stage in Zagreb

    Tehran, IRNA - Zagreb Philharmonic, headed by Ali Rahbari an Iranian composer and the singing of Reza Fekri announced that "Thus said Zarathustra" as a musical narration will go on stage in Zagreb for the first time in Croatia.