Category: Art
U.S. failed badly in West Asia: academic 

TEHRAN – An associate professor in the department of political science from the National University of Singapore says that the U.S. will be the big loser in West Asia until it supports Israel. “Until the U.S. does not decouple itself from Israel, the Americans will always be losers in the Middle East (West Asia) and […]

Museum of traditional clothing, textiles opens in Birjand

TEHRAN – On Sunday, a museum of traditional clothing and textiles, which is the first of its kind in the country, was opened in the eastern city of Birjand, the capital of South Khorasan province. Embedded within the Qajar-era (1789-1925) Pardeli Mansion, the museum aims at reviving local clothing and some patterns, which are on […]

French philosopher Georges Bataille’s “Literature and Evil” published in Persian

TEHRAN – French philosopher Georges Bataille’s book “Literature and Evil” has recently been published in Persian in Tehran. Sibe Sorkh is the publisher of the book translated into Persian by Farzad Karimi. ”Literature is not innocent,” Bataille declares in the preface to this unique collection of literary profiles. “It is guilty and should admit itself […]

Charity foundation to conduct 4,000 job creation plans for women breadwinners

TEHRAN – The Barekat Charity Foundation, affiliated to Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, will carry out 4,000 plans to create sustainable jobs for female heads of households this year (began on March 21). So far, 6,000 sustainable jobs have been generated for female heads of households, which led to the employment of […]

Lulu Taylor returns to Iranian bookstores with “Her Frozen Heart”

TEHRAN – The bestselling author Lulu Taylor has returned to Iranian bookstores with a Persian translation of her 2017 novel “Her Frozen Heart”. Saless, a major publishing house in Tehran, is the publisher of the book translated into Persian by Maryam Meftahi. A Persian translation of Taylor’s “The Snow Rose” by Meftahi has previously been […]

Museum of rural intangible heritage opens in Kermanshah

TEHRAN – On Saturday, a museum dedicated to rural intangible heritage was opened to the public in Zardui village of Kermanshah province.  The museum, which is the first of its kind in the province, aims at displaying and introducing intangible cultural elements, which are a part of the identity of the people of the region […]

Persian handicrafts: Abaa of Bushehr

TEHRAN – Abaa is a kind of loose-fitting and long robe worn over clothing. Such an outfit has been produced across Bushehr province and for centuries. In the past, Abaas were made from camel hair so that water did not pass through them, and were in black. The Abaas is considered to be made in […]

Tehran theater to host “All My Sons”

TEHRAN – A reading performance of American writer Arthur Miller’s 1946 popular play “All My Sons” will be staged at the Orkideh Hall of Tehran’s Shahrzad Theater Complex on Saturday. Parnian Karimian will direct the reading performance based on a Persian translation of the play by Hassan Maleki. Karimian, Ali Khayyam, Sadaf Asadollahi, Alireza Salmanian, […]

Iranian actors sympathize with Palestinians in Gaza war  

TEHRAN – A number of Iranian actors have expressed their sympathy with Palestinians in the recent war on Gaza, denouncing Israeli oppression against the women and children in the region. Among the actors is Navid Mohammadzadeh, winner of the Orizzonti Award for Best Actor for his role in Jalilvand brothers’ acclaimed drama “No Date, No […]

Eight eco-lodges to come on stream in South Khorasan

TEHRAN – A total of eight eco-lodge units will come on stream within the next three months across the eastern South Khorasan province, IRNA reported on Wednesday. Some 64 eco-lodges have been established across the province over the past five years, the provincial tourism chief Hassan Ramezani said. A budget of 60 billion rials ($1.4 […]

Giant kilim unveiled in Ardebil

TEHRAN – A giant kilim carpet was unveiled on Sunday in the city of Namin, northwestern Ardebil province. Measuring 24 square meters, the handwoven flooring went on show at a local handicrafts exhibition attended by the province’s governor-general Akbar Behnamju, provincial tourism chief Nader Fallahi and several cultural officials. “Namin is considered as a national […]

“That Day” chronicles Gen. Soleimani’s meeting with “The 23” crew 

TEHRAN – The Owj Arts and Media Organization has recently produced a documentary named “That Day” that gives images of Lieutenant-General Qassem Soleimani’s meeting with the crew of the 2018 war drama “The 23”. Mikail Dayyani is the director of the 30-minute documentary produced by Mehrdad Moazzami, the Iranian institution that produces revolutionary works in […]

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