Art & Culture News

  • Musicians make artworks to invigorate Iranians in combating disease

    Musicians make artworks to invigorate Iranians in combating disease

    Tehran, March 28, IRNA – A number of celebrated musicians in Iran have created songs to invigorate Iranians who are in battle against the deadly virus.

  • Russian cultural figures offer solidarity with Iran against sanctions

    Russian cultural figures offer solidarity with Iran against sanctions

    Moscow, March 25, IRNA – Head of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute Vladimir Yakunin, Director of State Hermitage Museum Mikhail Piotrovsky and Chairwoman of Iran-Russia friendship association in Saint Petersburg Narges Ahad Ava condemned US’ cruel sanctions against Iranians through video conference.

  • Iran’s coronavirus cartoon contest receives 2,000 artworks

    Iran’s coronavirus cartoon contest receives 2,000 artworks

    Tehran, March 25, IRNA – Iran’s coronavirus cartoon contest has received over 2,000 submissions from 68 countries, the director of the contest Masud Shojaei Tabatabai announced on Wednesday.

  • Isfahan's Grand Bazaar closure in time of coronavirus

    Isfahan's Grand Bazaar closure in time of coronavirus

    The Grand Bazaar is a historical market located in Isfahan, Iran, also known as the Qeysarriyeh Bazaar, Qeysarie bazaar or Soltani bazaar. The main commercial activities in the Qeysarieh bazaar are carpet and kilim selling. The bazaar was one of the greatest and luxurious trading centers in the Safavid era. But this year and nowadays, with the outbreak of coronavirus and the risk of the virus, people staying in their homes. Isfahan, March 25, 2020, IRNA/ Rasoul Shojaei.

  • Iran's celebrated singer discharged from hospital

    Iran's celebrated singer discharged from hospital

    Tehran, March 24, IRNA – Iranian maestro Mohammadreza Shajarian, Known as the 'King of Persian traditional signing' has been discharged from hospital, the board of directors of the Jam Hospital in Tehran said in a statement on Tuesday.

  • Iran to hold online book reading contest to cultivate stay-at-home culture

    Iran to hold online book reading contest to cultivate stay-at-home culture

    Tehran, March 24, IRNA – The book reading contest themed ‘Stay at home and read more books’ will be held on the occasion of Nowruz and national nuclear technology day.

  • Iranian New Year;  Nowruz  symbols in Iran's  Semnan City

    Iranian New Year; Nowruz symbols in Iran's Semnan City

    At the beginning of the Iranian New Year, with the support and call of municipalities, urban symbols are designed and displayed by artists in Semnan. Semnan is a city situated on the alluvial fan of the Golrudbar creek in north-central Iran, 216 km east of Tehran and 640 km west of Mashhad. Semnan, March 23, 2020. IRNA/Abed Mirmasoumi

  • Italy’s ANAC deplores imposition of sanctions on Iran

    Italy’s ANAC deplores imposition of sanctions on Iran

    Tehran, March 23, IRNA - National Association of Italy's Cinematographers (ANAC) sympathized with Iranian artists and people over the outbreak of coronavirus and denounced the imposition of any sanction in this situation.

  • Isfahan's Chahar Bagh Historical avenue in time of coronavirus

    Isfahan's Chahar Bagh Historical avenue in time of coronavirus

    Chahar Bagh Boulevard is a historical avenue in Isfahan constructed in the Safavid era of Iran. The avenue, historically, is the most famous in all of Persia. But this year and nowadays, with the outbreak of coronavirus and the risk of the virus, people staying in their homes. Isfahan, Iran, March 23, 2020, IRNA/Rasoul Shojaei.

  • Haftseen of Iranian New Year

    Haftseen of Iranian New Year

    Haftseen or seven Ss, is, in fact, the tradition of putting seven materials whose names begin with S. In the past, people used to put all of these items on a mantel or a designed fabric similar to a tablecloth, which they call it “Sofreh”. That’s also called “Sofreh Haftseen”. March 21, 2020, IRNA/Bahram Nagizadeh.