Culture and Art RSS Feeds SAHAR ENGLISH SERVICE en website Logo http://english.sahartv.ir/images/logo_rss.gif 33rd Fajr International Film Festival awards announced2015-05-03 07:43:41http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8879 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="33rd Fajr International Film Festival awards announced" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_14207470155459244b8b77_eb.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8879" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>The winners of the 33rd Fajr International Film Festival have been announced, with films from India, Turkey and the host, Iran, winning major prizes.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> 33rd Fajr Film Festival’s international section starts2015-04-26 13:46:50http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8851 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="33rd Fajr Film Festival’s international section starts" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_998886423553cacf8e29ff_799.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8851" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>The international section of the 33rd Fajr Film Festival has been inaugurated in Tehran.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> European tourist family shows the world that “Iran is great"2015-04-16 20:27:37http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8807 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="European tourist family shows the world that “Iran is great"" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_1120390559552fdb8c760c2_ir.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8807" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>A German tourist family fascinated by beauties of Iran and hospitality of Iranians promotes the country in more than 10 European countries.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Tehran Symphony Orchestra back from hiatus2015-03-17 13:13:05http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8610 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Tehran Symphony Orchestra back from hiatus" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_7909235855507f70b02415_88.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8610" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Tehran Symphony Orchestra is officially shaken out of a long hiatus under the management of Iranian maestro Ali Rahbari.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Curtains up for Fajr Film Festival at Tehran theaters2015-02-02 10:16:22http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8359 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Curtains up for Fajr Film Festival at Tehran theaters" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_49553336854cf1eaf56ac7_8793.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8359" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>The 33rd Fajr Film Festival opened during a ceremony at Tehran&rsquo;s Milad Tower last evening.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Veteran Iranian actor Morteza Ahmadi passes away at 902014-12-21 15:22:51http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8121 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Veteran Iranian actor Morteza Ahmadi passes away at 90" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_14728327535496b4520ae44_391206_morteza-ahmadi.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8121" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Veteran Iranian actor Morteza Ahmadi has passed away at the age of 90 after suffering from respiratory problems for a long time.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iran, Turkey calligraphers meet in Istanbul2014-12-21 12:21:03http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8115 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iran, Turkey calligraphers meet in Istanbul" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_764398475549689be3e2ee_calligraphy-Istanbul.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8115" target="_blank"></a> <p><p> <strong>Iran&rsquo;s Consulate in Istanbul has hosted a meeting of Iranian and Turkish calligraphy maestros in line with expansion of cultural cooperation between the two countries.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Nelson Mandela poster exhibit in Iran names winners2014-12-08 11:18:32http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8041 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Nelson Mandela poster exhibit in Iran names winners" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_1128837666548557b0ee395_389125_Nelson-Mandela .jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/8041" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iran&rsquo;s international poster exhibition on late South African icon Nelson Mandela has announced winners during a ceremony held at the Iran Artists Forum in Tehran.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iran ‘City of Mice 2’ to hit Canada, Europe screens2014-10-05 11:31:19http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7653 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iran ‘City of Mice 2’ to hit Canada, Europe screens" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_19564581335430fa8b6c02d_381020_City of Mice 2.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7653" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iranian fantasy film City of Mice 2 is scheduled to be screened at the movie theaters in several cities of Canada and Europe.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iran celebrates World Tourism Day in Tehran2014-09-28 13:47:28http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7610 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iran celebrates World Tourism Day in Tehran" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_20240728185427dfec723c8_380314_Iran-mark-World Tourism Day .jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7610" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iran&rsquo;s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicraft Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day during a ceremony held in Tehran.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Announcing “the fourth public festival of the messenger of the sun” to the other countries2014-09-14 23:15:08http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7531 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Announcing “the fourth public festival of the messenger of the sun” to the other countries" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_3228940805415e226e4235_Messenger.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7531" target="_blank"></a> <p><p> 21 September; announcing &ldquo;the fourth public festival of the messenger of the sun&rdquo; to the other countries</p></p><br/> <hr /> Objection with Israel’s supporting the cultural festival of Saint Paulo in Brazil2014-09-14 23:05:41http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7530 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Objection with Israel’s supporting the cultural festival of Saint Paulo in Brazil" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_18528775665415df24592db_Untitled5_opt.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7530" target="_blank"></a> <p><p> The Zionist Regime&rsquo;s supporting the cultural festival in Saint Paulo in Brazil had faced the objection of the Palestinians and the Lebanese.</p></p><br/> <hr /> Spain to host the first International Islamic Tourism2014-09-14 22:59:00http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7529 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Spain to host the first International Islamic Tourism" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_15495042355415ddb59579c_Untitled3_opt.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7529" target="_blank"></a> <p><p> Spain to Host the First International Islamic Tourism</p></p><br/> <hr /> Iranian Peace film festival wraps up in Japan2014-08-09 11:49:54http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7294 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iranian Peace film festival wraps up in Japan" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_44620825353e5cb56a5cca_festival.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7294" target="_blank"></a> <p><p> <strong>The first edition of Iranian Peace and Friendship Film Festival has wrapped up in Japanese two cities of Hiroshima and Tokyo.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iran cineastes to donate blood to Gaza war-stricken children2014-08-03 13:10:28http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7255 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iran cineastes to donate blood to Gaza war-stricken children" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_163592819453ddf53776f4e_373714_Iran cineastes-Gaza children.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7255" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>A group of Iranian cineastes along with a number of artists are slated to donate blood to war-stricken Palestinian children in Gaza Strip.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iranian cartoonists honored at Turkish contest2014-06-24 15:40:59http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7009 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iranian cartoonists honored at Turkish contest" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_62563845353a95ca6e1af1_368392_Iranian cartoonists-Aydin Dogan Cartoon Competition.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7009" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Four Iranian cartoonists have been honored at the 31st edition of Aydin Dogan Cartoon Competition in Turkey.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Photo exhibit marks Iran’s Sacred Defense in Qom2014-06-23 16:40:59http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7003 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Photo exhibit marks Iran’s Sacred Defense in Qom" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_2993718953a819341982d_368254_Iran photo exhibition-chemical attack.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/7003" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>A collection of photos featuring victims of the chemical attack in 1980s Iran&rsquo;s Sacred Defense has been showcased in the city of Qom.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Messiah ensemble to give new concert in Tehran2014-06-15 12:52:50http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6952 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Messiah ensemble to give new concert in Tehran" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_1793517603539d57b890d50_367023_Iran music-Messiah ensemble-Honiball Yousef.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6952" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iran&#39;s Messiah ensemble is planning to perform new music programs in English and Persian at the Iranian capital of Tehran&rsquo;s Vahdat Hall.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Great Prophet Grand Prize announces winners2014-05-29 11:16:00http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6852 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Great Prophet Grand Prize announces winners" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_18560797155386d77ab69f8_364530_Iran-Great Prophet Grand Prize -winners.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6852" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>The first edition of international festival of the Great Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) Grand Prize has wrapped up during awards ceremony.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> “Gulliver's experience” can come true in Iran’s dwarf city2014-05-27 20:23:20http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6841 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="“Gulliver's experience” can come true in Iran’s dwarf city" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_9025126735384b4aca6cbe_364383_Iran ancient city-Makhunik-dwarf city .jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6841" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iranian ancient village in the south of Khorasan province, known as Makhunik, has astonished many people who are fond of visiting a real dwarf city.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iranian photographers exhibit works in Aussie gallery2014-05-21 12:59:40http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6804 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iranian photographers exhibit works in Aussie gallery" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_1501088322537c63c0d5c79_363426_Iran photographers-Sydney-Mils Gallery .jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6804" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Three photographers have showcased their collection of works during an exhibition held at the Mils Gallery in Sydney, Australia.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iran to host 31st International Qur'an Competition2014-05-18 15:27:12http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6786 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iran to host 31st International Qur'an Competition" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_797328141537891e256a98_363136_Iran International Quran Competition 2014.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6786" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iran is set to present the 31st edition of the country&rsquo;s most important Qur&#39;anic event, International Qur&#39;an Competition, in the capital city of Tehran.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iranians to commemorate National Ferdowsi Day2014-05-12 15:44:10http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6749 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iranians to commemorate National Ferdowsi Day" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_490730375370accc83817_362326_Iran poet-National Ferdowsi Day.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6749" target="_blank"></a> <p><div id="divLead2"> <p style="text-align: justify;"> <span id="ctl00_body_spnDetail"><strong>A number of scholars and literature lovers are planning to celebrate National Ferdowsi Day to commemorate Iran&#39;s most famous epic poet, Hakim Abul-Qasim Ferdowsi</strong>.&nbsp; </span></p></p><br/> <hr /> Parvin E’tesami film festival 2014 to be held in Tehran2014-05-11 13:10:09http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6742 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Parvin E’tesami film festival 2014 to be held in Tehran" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_754123780536f374a073f3_361399_Iran cinema-Parvin Etesami film festival .jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6742" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iran is preparing to hold the eighth National and fourth International Parvin E&#39;tesami Film Festival in the country&rsquo;s capital of Tehran.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> UNESCO to register World Ferdowsi Awards file2014-05-04 12:39:43http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6701 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="UNESCO to register World Ferdowsi Awards file" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_8943495595365f58a518ae_361221_World Ferdowsi Awards-UNESCO.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6701" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iran&rsquo;s National Commission for UNESCO has received the organization&rsquo;s preliminary admission for establishment of World Ferdowsi Awards.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iconic Iranian musician Mohammad-Reza Lotfi dies at 682014-05-03 12:04:59http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6697 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iconic Iranian musician Mohammad-Reza Lotfi dies at 68" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_192005708053649c029febc_360999_Mohammad-Reza-Lotfi.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6697" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Renowned traditional Iranian musician Mohammad-Reza Lotfi has passed away at the age of 68 after a long battle with cancer.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Tehran mounts photo exhibit on Iran’s nomadic lifestyle2014-04-26 10:43:13http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6652 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Tehran mounts photo exhibit on Iran’s nomadic lifestyle" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_520333315535b4e3ce5bbd_360113_Iran nomadic life-photo exhibition.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6652" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>The life and various traditions of Iranian tribes have been showcased during an exhibition mounted at the Iranian Photography Center in Tehran.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Avaz music troupe to hold concert tour in Turkey2014-04-24 10:00:16http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6636 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Avaz music troupe to hold concert tour in Turkey" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_14435113845358a1365c732_359782_Iran music troup-Avaz Turkey.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6636" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Avaz music ensemble is planning to hold concert tour in several cities in Turkey as well as music program in the Turkish nationwide TV channel Hayat TV.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Paris museum to exhibit Iranian modern art works2014-04-21 12:51:11http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6617 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Paris museum to exhibit Iranian modern art works" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_2599934555354d4d458efe_359443_Iran modern arts-Paris museum.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6617" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>An exhibition of Iranian arts is slated to be mounted at the Museum of Modern Art (Mus&eacute;e d&rsquo;Art Moderne) in the French capital, Paris.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Entezami House Museum to kick off in Tehran2014-04-20 08:24:53http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6607 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Entezami House Museum to kick off in Tehran" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_93057954535344ec58ed4_359214_Ezzatollah Entezami- House Museum .jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6607" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Leading Iranian actor Ezzatollah Entezami House Museum, dedicated to Iranian theater, is scheduled to kick off in the capital city of Tehran.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iran commemorates national Attar Day2014-04-15 14:44:49http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6579 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iran commemorates national Attar Day" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_1119778170534d069502c60_358618_Attar Neishabouri-National day.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6579" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iran has commemorated the national Attar Day to pay tribute to the prominent mystic 13th-century Persian poet, Farid al-Din Attar Neishabouri.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iran presents Wind Towers file to UNESCO World Heritage2014-04-13 13:16:54http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6564 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iran presents Wind Towers file to UNESCO World Heritage" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_2021380102534a4ee2e6e85_358349_Iran-wind tower-UNESCO.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6564" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iran has presented the historical structure of Wind Towers file to the UNESCO for a possible inscription on the World Heritage list of the organization.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iran ‘Fish and Cat’ wins at Swiss film festival2014-04-07 16:12:14http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6526 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iran ‘Fish and Cat’ wins at Swiss film festival" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_163468167853428ea5d60a8_Iran-film-Fribourg.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6526" target="_blank"></a> <p><p> <strong>Iranian film Fish and Cat directed by Shahram Mokri has swept two top awards at the 28th Fribourg International Film Festival in Switzerland.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iran films to compete in Moscow Detective FEST2014-04-07 09:44:23http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6520 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iran films to compete in Moscow Detective FEST" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_1894947484534233c9c58e9_Iran-films-Moscow.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6520" target="_blank"></a> <p><p> <strong>Several Iranian police dramas have been selected to take part in the 2014 international film festival of detective films and television programs DetectiveFEST in Moscow.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Swiss film festival to present Iranian short film2014-04-05 12:15:28http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6505 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Swiss film festival to present Iranian short film" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_519001243533fb43d7dd7c_Iran-short-film-Swiss-film-festival.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6505" target="_blank"></a> <p><p> <strong>Iranian director Teymour Qaderi&#39;s acclaimed short film is slated to contend for awards at the ninth edition of Geneva International Oriental Film Festival in Switzerland.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> ‘Fish and Cat’ to represent Iran at US Filmfest2014-03-18 10:52:40http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6390 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="‘Fish and Cat’ to represent Iran at US Filmfest" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_18562524755327f4203b25f_354246_Iran film-Fish and Cat-New Directors-New Films .jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6390" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Shahram Mokri&rsquo;s feature length film Fish and Cat has been selected to contend for awards at the New Directors/New Films festival in New York.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Bangladesh Women’s Filmfest hosts ‘Hush! Girls Don’t Scream’2014-03-15 09:06:18http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6362 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Bangladesh Women’s Filmfest hosts ‘Hush! Girls Don’t Scream’" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_11584393375323e6be24bbd_354252_Iran film-Women Film Festival- Bangladesh .jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6362" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>The mesmerizing Iranian movie Hush! Girls Don&rsquo;t Scream has been screened at the first International Women&rsquo;s Film Festival in Dhaka, Bangladesh.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Persian-speaking people preparing to welcome New Year2014-03-12 11:03:55http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6342 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Persian-speaking people preparing to welcome New Year" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_130880233753200ddfe0c23_354263_Iran new year-Nowruz.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6342" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Millions of Persian-speaking people around the world are preparing to celebrate the Persian New Year by holding traditional Nowruz festivities.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Younes Khani honored at UNICEF photograph contest2014-03-12 11:01:09http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6341 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Younes Khani honored at UNICEF photograph contest" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_204185254753200d320f2d5_354232_Younes khani-win-UNICEF photograph contest.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6341" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iranian photojournalist Younes Khani has garnered an honorable mention at the 2014 edition of UNICEF Photograph of the Year, presenting top images of previous year.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Abbas Kiarostami to preside over jury at Cannes film festival2014-03-10 10:49:39http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6325 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Abbas Kiarostami to preside over jury at Cannes film festival" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_2038291804531d678797e23_353915_Iran Abbas Kiarostami-Cannes Film Festival .jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6325" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>The world acclaimed Iranian auteur Abbas Kiarostami has been selected as the head of Cin&eacute;fondation and Short Films jury of the Cannes Film Festival.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Irish film festival to screen Iranian films2014-03-08 11:51:19http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6306 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Irish film festival to screen Iranian films" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_584915147531ad2fd8e167_353211_Iran film-Irish film festival.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6306" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Four Iranian screen creations have been selected to contend for awards at the 2014 Silk Road International Film Festival in Ireland.&nbsp;</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iran to present Fajr International Poetry Festival 2014 2014-03-02 15:08:58http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6255 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iran to present Fajr International Poetry Festival 2014 " src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_696155821531317eecd167_352921_Fajr International Poetry Festival.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6255" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iran is planning to hold the eighth edition of Fajr International Poetry Festival, hosting Iranian and International poets and literary scholars.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iran ‘Fish and Cat’ wins top awards at Istanbul film festival2014-02-25 11:51:59http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6221 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iran ‘Fish and Cat’ wins top awards at Istanbul film festival" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_109278880530c52447ab6d_352053_Iranian film-Fish and Cat-Istanbul film festival.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6221" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iranian director&rsquo;s Shahram Mokri&rsquo;s cinematic production Fish and Cat has swept two top awards at the 2014 Istanbul&rsquo;s !f !nspired International Film Competition.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> UNESCO hails ‘Painting Pool’ producer Manuchehr Mohammadi2014-02-22 16:06:27http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6195 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="UNESCO hails ‘Painting Pool’ producer Manuchehr Mohammadi" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_567967676530899b28f489_351786_Iran film-Painting Pool-UNESCO Award.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6195" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iranian film The Painting Pool&rsquo;s producer Manuchehr Mohammadi has been honored by UNESCO during a ceremony held in the capital city of Tehran.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iranian short film to go on screen at US film festival2014-02-17 16:13:11http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6160 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iranian short film to go on screen at US film festival" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_299994620530203ce5861e_351086_Iran film-Post Alley (shorts) Film Festival .jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6160" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iranian short narrative Three Minutes Screen Play has been selected to contend for awards at the 2014 edition of Post Alley (shorts) Film Festival (PAFF) in Seattle.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> International Gold, Jewelry exhibition held in Tehran2014-02-15 12:09:00http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6144 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="International Gold, Jewelry exhibition held in Tehran" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_5505636152ff278bd5d7f_350783_Tehran International Gold and Jewelry Exhibition .jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6144" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>The sixth International Exhibition for Gold, Jewelry, Precious Stones, Clock and Watch has been held in the Iranian capital, Tehran.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Narges Abyar’s film invited to Los Angeles film festival 2014-02-09 12:15:18http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6103 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Narges Abyar’s film invited to Los Angeles film festival " src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_45543768152f7401befa74_349770_Iranian filmmaker- Narges Abyar.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6103" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>Iranian woman filmmaker Narges Abyar&rsquo;s latest creation The Groove 143 has been invited to the 2014 Los Angeles International Film Festival.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iran’s Fajr Intl. Theater Festival 2014 wraps up in Tehran2014-02-04 08:03:58http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6070 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iran’s Fajr Intl. Theater Festival 2014 wraps up in Tehran" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_14233095152f06db463290_349016_Fajr Theater Fetival 2014-wrap up.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6070" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>The 32nd edition of Fajr International Theater Festival has come to an end during an award ceremony after two weeks hosting various Iranian and foreign ensembles.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Iran’s Fajr Intl. film festival starts 2014 programs2014-02-02 12:24:56http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6053 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Iran’s Fajr Intl. film festival starts 2014 programs" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_118618639252ee07d27192c_348702_Fajr film festival 2014.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6053" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>The 32nd Iran&rsquo;s most important film presentation and competition festival, Fajr International Film Festival, has started its programs during a ceremony held in Tehran&rsquo;s Vahdat Hall.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr /> Taraneh Alidousti to serve at Vesoul Filmfest jury panel2014-01-30 15:56:00http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6030 <img alt="Culture and Art " title="Taraneh Alidousti to serve at Vesoul Filmfest jury panel" src="http://english.sahartv.ir/media/thumbnails/XXL_203161402352ea44d573c56_348148_ Taraneh Alidousti-Vesoul film festival.jpg" border="0" /> <a href="http://english.sahartv.ir/news/6030" target="_blank"></a> <p><p style="text-align: justify;"> <strong>The Iranian actress Taraneh Alidousti has been selected to serve at the jury panel of the 20th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema in France.</strong></p></p><br/> <hr />