Iranian Films Shine in 2020 Dhaka Int’l Film Festival

Iranian Films Shine in 2020 Dhaka Int’l Film Festival سه‌شنبه 1 بهمن 1398 - 11:03

Iranian films have been awarded at the 18th Dhaka International Film Festival held in Bangladesh.

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Alireza Ghorbani Wins 2019 Akademia Music Awards

Alireza Ghorbani, Iranian traditional vocalist, has been honored in the 2019 Akademia Music Awards.

Flood Strikes Iran's Southeastern Province

Heavy rains, which started on January 9, caused flash flooding in Sistan-Baluchistan province as well as in adjacent provinces of Kerman and Hormozgan.

Helia Saeidi, Faezeh Hamidia

Winter Snowfall in Tehran/ in Photos

Heavy snow covered the streets of Tehran on Sunday and it is forecast to continue until Monday in Tehran and other northern provinces.

Iranian Musician Kayhan Kalhor Wins globalFEST Artist Award

Kayhan Kalhor, an internationally acclaimed virtuoso on the kamancheh (spiked fiddle), has won the Artist Award of the globalFEST, North America’s most important world music industry event.

By: Peyman Naeemi

Iran Medical Tourism Opportunities/ Hot Water Springs

With more than 450 hot water and mineral springs, Iran has the potential to become one of the leading countries in “Wellness Tourism”.

Researchers Believe Plastic Packaging Ban 'Could Harm Environment'

Based on a report, called Plastic Promises, the consequences of using new materials have not been properly assessed and even worse for the environment.

Iranian Students to Learn about General Soleimani’s Selfless Devotion

An official with the Ministry of Education has announced that the life, martyrdom, and selfless devotion of the IRGC Quds Force Commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani will be included in school books as of next year.

Akbar Badrkhani

Iranians Celebrate National Nurses Day/ In Photos

Iranian people celebrate the birth anniversary of the messenger of Karbala, Hazrat Zeinab (PBUH), which is marked as “Nurses Day” in Iran.

Iran Medical Tourism to be Increased Significantly in 2020

Deputy Minister of Health and Medical Education of Iran stated that 150 hospitals as well as 50 tourism facilitation companies have received legal permission which will play significant role in increasing medical tourism in Iran in 2020.

Mostafa Asgari

2020 Christmas Atmosphere in Tehran/ In Photos

“Mirza-ye Shirazi” and “Nejatollahi” street in the center of Tehran are two places where many of Christians living there. Every year, people celebrate Christmas and New Year in a Christmassy atmosphere, visiting many shops selling ornamental objects and doing Christmas shopping.

Mahdi Salehi

Bethlehem Church, a Must-See Attraction in Isfahan/ In Photos

This Armenian Apostolic 17th-century church can be found in Isfahan, Iran's showstopper Safavid city that bedecked each street with glorious monuments and buildings. Bethlehem Church was constructed and completed in 1627. The walls bear elaborate paintings, representing a combination of Iranian and Italian artistic styles. They are mostly painted by European and Armenian artists depicting stories from the Gospel and Torah.

Mostafa Asgari

Iranians Celebrating Yalda, the Arrival of Winter/ In Photos

Every year, Iranians celebrate the arrival of winter, Yalda, the year's longest night. People mark the festive occasion in Iran and Central Asian countries such as Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and some Caucasian states like Azerbaijan and Armenia on December 21 every year. Yalda Night is one of the oldest Persian traditions and its history dates back to thousands of years ago. Ancient Persians believed that on this night, the sun was saved from the claws of darkness thus materializing the triumph of good over evil. Iranians celebrate Yalda by gathering at the home of the elders until after midnight and eating dried fruits, nuts, and winter fruits like pomegranates, which symbolizes the red color of dawn in the sky.

Researchers Prove that Eating Apples Can Keep Cholesterol Down

Researchers from the University of Reading have found that eating apples which were rich in fiber and compounds called polyphenols reduced the amount of total and LDL cholesterol.

The Pollution Diet: How to Reduce the Health Effects of Air Pollution?

The pollution level in our country is rising tremendously and officials warned the young, elderly and people with respiratory illnesses to stay indoors.

How Food Packs Can Help People Fight Obesity?

UK researchers believe that food packs should display how much exercise a person would need to take to burn off the calories contained in the product.

Mahdi Salehi

Angourestan- e Malek, a Must See Historical Site in Isfahan/ In Photos

Angourestan- e Malek, located in Malek Street, Isfahan, was built in the early Qajar dynasty. Malek Al Tojjar was one of the richest merchants of Qajar period. The house was dedicated to Imam Hossein. Different religious ceremonies are held in this house in Imam Hossein’s honor.

IAU Finishes as Bronze Medalists in FISU World Cup - 3x3

Basketball players of Islamic Azad University won the 3rd position in the International University Sports Federation (FISU) University World Cup - 3x3 in Xiamen.

Iran Ranks 2nd in World’s Fastest Growing Tourist Destination, UNWTO Reports

United Nations World Tourism Organization has announced Iran as the world’s second fastest growing tourist destination in 2018.

Tehran Museum Holds Muharram Rituals

Muharram rituals, which were held during Qajar era (1789–1925), have been held at Glass and Ceramic Museum of Tehran.

Lahijan IAU Student Poetic Work Selected Top at 3rd Int’l Festival of Fakhteh

The poetic work of Lahjan Islamic Azad University student has been selected as the top work at the 3rd international festival of Fakhteh.

Marjan Ahmadi

Experience Magical Moments in Alimestan Forest/ In Photos

Locating in Amol city, Mazandaran Province, Alimestan Jungle is known for its beautiful scenery, which attracts scores of Iranian and international nature photographers. This green forest has two 10-meter deep meteorite impact craters. Alimestan Forest is part of the ancient Hyrcanian Forests from the Ice Age.

Bust Sculpture of Avicenna to be Unveiled Inside and Outside the Country

On the occasion of Avicenna Commemoration Day, Avicenna Cultural and Scientific Foundation will unveil the statue of this Persian Muslim physician-philosopher.

IAU Researcher Discovers the Thought Behind Iranian 1500-Years Animation

A researcher from Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran branch, has discovered the thought behind the Iranian 1500-years animation.

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