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Storytelling festival: When myths and legends become a nation’s eternal treasure

Storytelling festival: When myths and legends become a nation’s eternal treasure

By Alireza Bahrami AsiaN Contributor Tehran: An institute for young people in Iran is anticipating a wide international participation in a festival that aims to improve and highlight the invaluable art of storytelling. The Institute of the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (Kanoon) is planning its next festival at the end of the […]

Sanctions are killing Iranian independent cinema

Sanctions are killing Iranian independent cinema

Tehran: The president of the United States says that one of the reasons for imposing new sanctions on Iran is helping to free the Iranian people. Those who do not agree with imposing economic sanctions on a country can when they are faced with a situation where sanctions can help freedom and liberty in that […]

Iran wins historic FIVB Men’s U-21 World Championship

Iran wins historic FIVB Men’s U-21 World Championship

    By Alireza Bahrami Tehran: Iran claimed the title of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men’s U-21 World Championship for the first time in its history after defeating Italy in an absorbing five-set contest in Bahrain. The victory allowed them to improve on their bronze medal finish that they achieved when they joined the World […]

Iranian Rial is soaring under the US sanction

Iranian Rial is soaring under the US sanction

The good news for Iranian people who are experiencing a bad economic situation is that the national currency is soaring even though the US sanctions are increasing. Based on Bloomberg, “the rial is soaring on the country’s parallel market, gaining 8% against the dollar this week alone to extend its advance since early May to […]

Cultural centers growing in Iran

Cultural centers growing in Iran

Iran is a vast country not only regarding its population but also its different cultures and languages. In these days of heavy American sanctions against Iran, there is stress about the economic situation of ordinary people such as workers and employees. At the same time, elite society tries to maintain prestigious cultural activities. It is […]

Iranian gold market is influenced by price reduction of Dollar and other currencies

Iranian gold market is influenced by price reduction of Dollar and other currencies

Within several days ago, the dollar price reduced to 11-12000 toman. It seems that the influence of bad political issues in Iran is calming down and, at the same time, the central bank of Iran could bring back a calm situation in the currency market.   The number of currency sellers is growing. Moreover, the currency owners who […]

4th anniversary of The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

4th anniversary of The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

July 14th was the 4th anniversary of The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. It is known as the agreement on the Iranian nuclear program reached in Vienna on July 14, 2015, between Iran, the P5+1, and the European Union. Rohani government reached the agreement after 23 months of breathless dialogue and diplomacy. Political critics believed that […]

Iran’s Hyrcanian Forests added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Iran’s Hyrcanian Forests added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Tehran: The UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has voted to add Iran’s Hyrcanian forests to its list of World Heritage Sites. The announcement was made by UNESCO in the Azeri capital Baku where the World Heritage Committee has been holding its meeting. “The floristic biodiversity of the broad-leaved forests that date back 25 […]

Outdoor Classes for Nomads

Outdoor Classes for Nomads

In Iran, kindergartens have been developed during the past few decades. In fact, thanks to the modernization, Iranian women started working more and more and needed kindergartens for their children. Moreover, even if the number of children per family has decreased, young Iranians changed their lifestyle and need more kindergartens. For those reasons, the government […]

An Exhibition about the History of Iranian Media

An Exhibition about the History of Iranian Media

From March 8, the Hoo Art Gallery of Tehran presents Watching the History of Iranian Media, an exhibition that celebrates the 5th edition of the book titled The Donkey Party Newspaper. Hosted by Pune Neda, vice president of Asia Journalist Association, publisher of Shukran, and head of the Iran branch of AsiaN, the project will display […]

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