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Holding of cultural days serve as bridge between Iran, Slovakia

Holding of cultural days serve as bridge between Iran, Slovakia

Addressing the inaugural ceremony of Slovakian Cultural Week in Niavaran Cultural Complex in Tehran on Sunday, Conrad Rigo appreciated the Iranian officials and nation’s hospitality, saying that holding of the big cultural event coincides with the 25th anniversary of establishment of Iran-Slovakia diplomatic relations. “Holding of cultural days and weeks …

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1st round of Iran-Afghanistan cultural dialogue begins

1st round of Iran-Afghanistan cultural dialogue begins

Prominent participants in the cultural gathering which focuses on mysticism, Sufism and literature were the head of the Culture and Islamic Relations Organization of Iran and a number of university instructors and cultural figures from Iran and Afghanistan.In this round of cultural dialogue, Iranian and Afghan scholars are to present …

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Tehran hosting Bratislava Illustration Exhibit

Tehran hosting Bratislava Illustration Exhibit

The event was inaugurated in a ceremony attended by Slovakian Deputy Culture Minister Conrad Rigo and Slovakian ambassador in Tehran and director general of Islamic Relations Organization for cooperation affairs, Mohammad Ali Kiyani and director general of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ministry for music affairs Ali Torabi. The exhibition displays …

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Greek director: Iranian cinema famous in Greece

Greek director: Iranian cinema famous in Greece

Talking to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reporter on the sidelines of the 36th edition of Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) in Tehran, Dimitri Athanitis a Greek filmmaker expressed his surprise over massive participation of people in this prestigious cinematic gathering.He said Iran and Greece enjoy vast cultural similarities, …

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Iran actress: Cinema part of Iranian people’s life

Iran actress: Cinema part of Iranian people’s life

Motamed Arya made the remarks in an interview with the Italy’s Rai News 24 on the sidelines of the 36th edition of Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF), which kicked off officially in Tehran on Thursday (April 19).Fatemeh Motamed Arya is a multi-award-winning Iranian actress. She first got involved in theater …

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Iran’s cinema affecting region and world cinema

Iran’s cinema affecting region and world cinema

Salehi made the remarks in a visit to the 36th Fajr International Film Festival which is underway in Tehran.This festival is a good chance for Iran's cinema in both cinematic and cultural area to show its real potentials to world, Salehi said. 'One of the main focuses of the festival …

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Venezuela cultural week kicks off in Tehran

Venezuela cultural week kicks off in Tehran

Ambassadors of Venezuela, Nicaragua, Ecuador and Chile attended the event.Deputy head of Tehran University for international affairs Mohammad Baqer Qahramani congratulated over the 208th anniversary of Venezuela independence.Although Venezuela has experienced many ups and downs through its history, the country has changed into cultural hub in this region, he said.He …

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Iranian, Azeri universities sign agreement to boost cooperation

Iranian, Azeri universities sign agreement to boost cooperation

Abdorrahim Naveh-Ebrahim and Mostafa Babanli, respectively heads of Kharazmi and ADNSU signed the agreement in the presence of Iran's cultural attaché in Baku Asghar Farsi.The agreement facilitates exchanging of professors and students, and holding joint workshops. Exchanging of technological and engineering experiences, and enhancing the scientific level are parts of …

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Iran book fair opens in Kabul

Iran book fair opens in Kabul

The event will be going on for seven days with 70 Iranian and 30 Afghan publications on display.Apart from the Afghan professors and students, a group of Iranian academics, the Iranian ambassador to Afghanistan, and some other Iranian officials attended the opening ceremony, as well. The fair was organized by …

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7 killed, 35 wounded in suicide attack in Kabul

7 killed, 35 wounded in suicide attack in Kabul

'Eyewitnesses said a number of ambulances converged on the area and security forces cordoned off the scene of the explosion. Eyewitnesses also told a TOLOnews journalist at the scene that the death toll was much higher than what officials said,' TOLOnews wrote.Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah immediately condemned the …

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