Art & Culture News

  • More than 600,000 health tourists visit Iran every year

    More than 600,000 health tourists visit Iran every year

    Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA – About 600,000 health tourists come to Iran every year for treatment despite having rival countries such as India, Turkey, and Thailand, the deputy director of resources development and management at Health Ministry said.

  • Tehran's Reza Abbasi Museum; Islamic Arts Treasury

    Tehran's Reza Abbasi Museum; Islamic Arts Treasury

    Reza Abbasi Museum opened in Tehran in 1977 and was named Reza Abbasi in memory of the famous painter from the city of Kashan. Reza Abbasi Museum can be considered as one of the richest historical-cultural collections in Iran so that it was, in fact, a small sample of National Museum of Iran. The treasure-trove of collections from the second millennium B.C. to the beginning of the 20th century and Qajar era. Approximately 50,000 items are kept in this museum. The building has three stories that the visitor movement has been planned to start from the third floor downward. Tehran, Iran, January 18, 2020. IRNA/Asghar Khamseh.

  • GlobalFest appreciates Iran's Kalhor player

    GlobalFest appreciates Iran's Kalhor player

    Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – Iranian Kamancheh-player Kayhan Kalhor was awarded in the US GlobalFest.

  • Iranian feature film shines in India's "Intl' Fest. of 5 Continents"

    Iranian feature film shines in India's "Intl' Fest. of 5 Continents"

    IRNA - Iranian feature film ‘Truck’ directed by Kambuzia Partovi, was widely welcomed in India's "Intl' Film Festival of 5 Continents".

  • Iranian short film ‘Room No. 13’ to be screened in US

    Iranian short film ‘Room No. 13’ to be screened in US

    Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA – Iran's cinematic work ‘Room No. 13’ is to be screen at Queen Palm International Film Festival 2020 in the US.

  • Special jury award of Greek fest goes to Iranian director

    Special jury award of Greek fest goes to Iranian director

    Tehran, Jan 13, IRNA – The director of ‘Copper Notes of a Dream’, Reza Farahmand won the special jury award of the Greek film festival.

  • Iran Air still flying to eight European destinations as scheduled

    Iran Air still flying to eight European destinations as scheduled

    Tehran, Jan 13, IRNA – The Airline of Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran Air) announced on Monday that except for flights to Stockholm and Gothenburg in Sweden which await authorization, all other Europe-destined flights are in operation.

  • Foreign tourist arrival in Mazandaran grows 38 percent

    Foreign tourist arrival in Mazandaran grows 38 percent

    Sari, Jan 13, IRNA – A Mazandaran province tourism official said that a greater number of foreign tourists have arrived to the province in recent months, indicating a 38 percent growth in foreign visits in comparison to the same period last year.

  • Iranian singers cancel concerts in grief for air crash victims

    Iranian singers cancel concerts in grief for air crash victims

    Tehran, Jan 13, IRNA – Two prominent Iranian singers, Alireza Assar and Alireza Ghorbani, have canceled their concerts in the memory of the victims of recent tragic events in Iran.

  • Iranian universities host foreign students from 129 world countries

    Iranian universities host foreign students from 129 world countries

    Sabzevar, Jan 7, IRNA – General Director of Foreign Students' Affairs at the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT) Abdol-Hamid Alizadeh said on Tuesday that over 40,000 foreign students from 129 countries study in the Iranian universities in different range of courses at varying levels.