The master of Kolah Qermezi, the most popular Iranian puppet, dies of cancer.
The national festival bids farewell to autumn and welcomes the arrival of winter.
President Hassan Rouhani attended the official opening ceremony of the exposition.
Iran nominates Oscar-winning Farhadi's The Salesman as its entry for Best Foreign Language film at 2017 Academy Awards.
Distinguished Chilean filmmaker Miguel Ernesto Littin Cucumides will be honored in a ceremony at the Tehran University.
Renowned Iranian cinema and theater actor and producer Davoud Rashidi passes away at the age of 83.
Distinguished Chilean filmmaker Miguel Ernesto Littin Cucumides is to attend the third edition of the Ammar International Popular Film Festival in Tehran, Iran.
Thousands of Iranians attend a ceremony to bid farewell to the renowned Iranian filmmaker, Abbas Kiarostami.
The Iranian cities of Mashhad and Lalejin win global renown as cities of precious stones and pottery.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting officially launches Pars Today news agency.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and top officials mourn Kiarostami’s demise.
Internationally-acclaimed Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami dies in France.
Tehran hosts a film festival to honor those who were killed while fighting Takfiri terrorists in Syria and Iraq.
Iranian director Asghar Farhadi and actor Shahab Hosseini win the rewards for the best screenplay and the best actor at Cannes respectively.
Muslims in Iran and across the globe are holding celebrations to commemorate Eid al-Mab’ath.
Iran's minister of culture says Saudi Arabia is creating problems for the dispatch of Iranian Hajj pilgrims.
Iran hosts annual Nowruz celebrations at the UN headquarters in New York.
People in Iran and several other countries celebrate the Persian New Year or Nowruz.
Iranians across the world are gearing up to celebrate Nowruz, marking the beginning of Persian New Year.
An Iranian scientist says Iran will become an international hub of Alzheimer’s disease treatment over the next few years.
An Iranian documentary film wins the Amnesty International Film Prize jointly with an Italian one at the Berlinale.
Iran and Germany are to set up an international university, says Iranian official.
A pack of 50 wolves have attacked a city in northwestern Iran, creating public panic before firefighters manage to chase them away.
An 18 °C temperature challenge is going to mitigate air pollution in Iran’s metropolises.
“Walls of kindness” are popping up all over Iran for people to leave unwanted clothes for those in need.
Leader visits the homes of Christian martyrs on the occasion of Jesus Christ’s birth anniversary.
The French Embassy in Tehran pays tribute to late Iranian scholar Professor Shahriar Adl.
Iranians celebrate Yalda Night, marking the arrival of winter and the longest night of the year.
Iran has taken back 14 purchased artworks from the US after 37 years.
The Iranian capital has exhibited jewelry pieces inspired by ancient and historical designs.
The Iranian capital will see a Persian version of Woody Allen’s play ‘Don't Drink the Water.’
The Iranian capital will host a street theater performance by Polish director Marcin Herich.
Some 22 people die after contracting the H1N1 flu virus in Iran’s Kerman province.
The Iranian city of Khansar is to host the largest gathering of Ta’zieh performers to commemorate Arbaeen.
Iran has displayed works by prominent Iranian and international street artists in the capital, Tehran.
Iran has unveiled a new book by artist Parviz Tanavoli which introduces Iranian salt bags.
Many of the world’s most expensive and rarely seen pieces of modern art are on display in an exhibition in Tehran.
Winners are announced for Iran’s most prestigious prize in literature.
Iran’s cultural attache office in Austria introduces Persian arts and culture to international academics.
Watch Iran’s 190-cm tall engineering marvel robot, Surena III, walking, talking and recognizing objects.
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art is to exhibit works by late Iranian painter Farideh Lashai.
Iran's President Rouhani says laws governing media work must be transparent.
Iran’s Abdolkarim Mousavi and Italy’s Paolo Dalponte will hold a joint exhibition of their graphic artworks in Austria.
Iranian painter Parivash Ganji has been awarded Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun.
Iranian musicians perform traditional Persian music in the Austrian capital, Vienna.
Two productions by the IRIB are decorated in ABU Prizes 2015.
Iran holds an exhibition of works by veteran artist Kambiz Derambakhash in Tehran.
Millions of Shia Muslims mark Ashura ceremonies across Iran and the world.
Thousands mark the martyrdom of Abbas ibn Ali, the half-brother of Imam Hussein, in the northwestern Iran city of Zanjan.
South Korea’s Geumgang Nature Art Pre-Biennale hosts works by Iran’s environmental artists.
Germany will exhibit 60 Iranian and international artworks from Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.
The 2015 editions of Tehran International Sculpture Symposium has announced winners.
Iran has announced the jury members of the 7th Tehran International Sculpture Symposium.
A flight carrying the bodies of 87 Iranian Hajj pilgrims who died in the Mina crush lands in Tehran.
Iran is to hold cultural ceremonies to honor the memory of the third Shia Imam, Imam Hussein (AS).
UNESCO registers two Perisan literary works on its Memory of the World Program.
A flight carrying the bodies of 104 Iranian pilgrims killed in the crush in Mina lands in Tehran.
Iran pays tribute to the 13th-century Persian poet Mowlavi on his birthday anniversary.
The first group of Iranian pilgrims return to Tehran after deadly Mina incident.
The movie “Muhammad: The Messenger of God” by Iranian director Majid Majidi is chosen for the 88th edition of the Oscars.
Iran’s Pallet fusion band has launched its latest international concert tour in the US state of Oregon.
Iran is to hold an exhibition on Mexican art and civilization in the capital Tehran.
Iran's President Rouhani highlights "shared Abrahamic roots" with the Jewish community on the occasion of Rosh Hashana.
Tunisian Oud player Anouar Brahem is to perform his latest compositions in the Iranian capital.
Iranian musicians are set to perform traditional Persian pieces at Poland’s 11th Cross-Culture Warsaw Festival.
Iran is to welcome 33 artists during the 7th Tehran International Sculpture Symposium.
Two Iranian scientists are running influential experiments on driverless cars.
Iran unveils two new miniature paintings by veteran artist Mahmoud Farshchian.
The Iranian science minister has called for international scientific cooperation in various fields.
The 28th edition of Moscow International Book Fair has been opened in the Russian capital.
Iran holds Occupy Wall Street poster exhibition to mark the 4th anniversary of the protest movement in the US.
Iranian cinema and television actor Ali Tabatabaei dies at the age of 32.
An official with Iran’s Ministry of Culture says the ministry is opposed to the Berlin orchestra performance in Tehran because of its Israeli conductor.
Iran hosts a photo exhibition to commemorate legendary wrestler Gholam-Reza Takhti.
Legendary Iranian vocalist Mohammad-Reza Shajarian is hospitalized in Tehran due to a pulmonary disorder.
Iran holds the 17th Festival of Ritual and Traditional Plays in the capital, Tehran.
Iranian vocalist Salar Aqili will perform traditional Persian music at the 2015 Milan Expo in Italy.
The Iraqi Cultural Center in Iran is set to screen a film about the imposed Iraqi war on Iran in the 1980s.
Iran is set to commemorate late musician and Santour virtuoso Parviz Meshkatian.
Lebanon is to install a bust of martyred Iranian commander Mostafa Chamran in the capital Beirut.
Iran holds anti-Daesh poster exhibition to raise awareness about the global threat posed by the terrorist group.
Muhammad (PBUH), a religious epic by Iranian director Majid Majidi, is to hit national and international screens.
A senior Iranian cleric lauds a call by Egypt’s top Muslim scholar for a unity meeting between Shias and Sunnis in a message sent to him.
Italy has returned some 30 Iranian stolen artifacts seized in the European country following a verdict by a court of appeals.
Science journalist Richard Stone says the agreement between Iran and six world powers heralds a new era of cooperation between Iranian and Western scientists.
Iran begins to allow teaching of Kurdish language in the University of Kurdistan province.
Golestan Art gallery hold 23rd edition of its annual visual art exhibition in the Iranian capital.
Iran’s southern Qeshm Island holds an exhibition in an effort to revive traditional calligraphy styles.
The Iranian president congratulates Muslims on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.
France is to host a joint theatrical production with Iran at the 2015 Shakespeare International Festival.
Iran nominates a prominent writer and a veteran illustrator for the 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.