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The Woman in our Sacred Texts

The Woman in our Sacred Texts

Women in our sacred texts Speakers Dr. Heidi Hadsell Christianity Rabbi Ruth S. Sohn Judaism Dr. Hanieh Tarkian Islam Participation is open to the public Monday 16 January at 18.00 Link for the ...
Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. The Cultural Institute of Iran on the occasion of the arrival of the holidays wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2023, Hoping that the coming year will be better. We thank everyone ...
Best wishes for the arrival of Yalda night

Best wishes for the arrival of Yalda night

Yalda's Night This night will be the longest night of the year. It is the moment in which the "new sun" is born, which will shine with increasing intensity, shortening the hours of darkness, promising a luxuriant spring ...
In memory of Akbar Gholi

In memory of Akbar Gholi

Already a year after the death of Akbar Gholi. In these days of November (November 13) a year ago Akbar Gholi died at the age of only 53, due to a fulminating disease. Colleague and the former director ...
Ninth online course of Persian language.

Ninth online course of Persian language.

Registration for the ninth online Persian language course is now open. The Cultural Institute of Iran in Rome, within the framework of its cultural and educational activities, promotes the 56th course and the ninth online course of ...
Eighty years of short stories

Eighty years of short stories

Eighty Years of Short Stories Three Generations of Iranian Authors by Abolhassan Hatami The volume contains 22 carefully chosen short stories from a hundred short stories in an influential analogy published in Iran spanning a ...
VI Bolognese Congress of Iranian Studies

VI Bolognese Congress of Iranian Studies

Science, philosophy and literature in the Iranian world. VI Bolognese Congress of Iranian Studies Bologna, 20-21 October 2022 Sciences, philosophy and literature in the Iranian world from Gundishapur to the present day Organized by the Department of Languages, Literatures and ...
Panj ganj. The Five Treasures of Neẓāmi Ganjavi

Panj ganj. The Five Treasures of Neẓāmi Ganjavi

The restoration of a XNUMXth century Persian miniature masterpiece. edited by Daniela Meneghini and Alessandro Martoni editorial coordination Maria Giovanna Vielli authors of the essays: Renzo Bertoncello, Mario Casari, Rita Deiana, Alessandro Martoni, ...
Zurkhaneh arrives in Pescara

Zurkhaneh arrives in Pescara

Zurkhaneh, intangible heritage of humanity for the first time Pescara. Zur Khaneh means "The House of Strength", it is also known as "Sport of the Ancients", it is a traditional gymnastics and wrestling discipline from Persia (Iran), originally ...
Zurkhaneh arrives in Italy

Zurkhaneh arrives in Italy

Zurkhaneh, The oldest sport in the world performs in Italy. From 15 to 18 September 2022 Tocatì International Street Games Festival returns! This year, to celebrate the twentieth edition of the festival, they will be with ...
The National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature

The National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature

September 18 each year is the National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature On the occasion of the anniversary of the death of the great contemporary Iranian poet Seyed Mohammad Hossein Behjat Tabrizi (Shahryar) the ...
Professor Alberto Ventura passed away

Professor Alberto Ventura passed away

The great Italian Islamist Prof. Ventura passed away yesterday. He passed away yesterday in Cosenza, where he lived and worked for years, prof. Alberto Ventura (Rome, September 26, 1953), one of the most notable Italian specialists ...
The month of Muharram arrives, Martyrdom Imam Hossein (as)

The month of Muharram arrives, Martyrdom Imam Hossein (as)

Iran celebrates Muharram; the memory of Imam Hossein and his companions. In Iran, a country with an absolute Shiite majority, the streets of the cities are completely 'dressed' in flags and black, green and red fabrics, colors ...
79th INTERNATIONAL CINEMATOGRAPHIC ART EXHIBITION. Venice Film Biennale

79th INTERNATIONAL CINEMATOGRAPHIC ART EXHIBITION. Venice Film Biennale

Iranian cinema is present in the 79th INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION in Venice. The 79th Venice International Film Festival is organized by the Venice Biennale and directed by Alberto Barbera; will take place at the Lido of Venice from ...
Italia participates in the Hospitex fair. Tehran, 10 - 13 December 2022

Italia participates in the Hospitex fair. Tehran, 10 - 13 December 2022

Hospitex is the largest fair in the Middle East. The ICE-Agency for the promotion abroad and the internationalization of Italian companies is the body through which the Government favors the consolidation and economic-commercial development of our companies ...
Iran and the CINELIDO festival

Iran and the CINELIDO festival

Iranian directors in the Cinelido festival. The second edition of the Cinelido festival in collaboration with the Cultural Institute of Iran in Rome hosts the Iranian registers Ali Asgari and Farnoosh Samadi as head selectors for the films ...
Eid al-Adha ": best wishes to all Muslims for the Feast of the sacrifice

Eid al-Adha ": best wishes to all Muslims for the Feast of the sacrifice

Sunday 10 July 2022, is Eid al-Adha, the “sacrifice” feast The feast of the Sacrifice recalls the sacrifice made by the prophet Abraham, put to the test by God who asked him to sacrifice in his ...
Ayatollah Khamenei's message on the occasion of the month of Pilgrimage

Ayatollah Khamenei's message on the occasion of the month of Pilgrimage

Ayatollah Khamenei's message to pilgrims to the house of God. In the Name of God, the Clement and Merciful Praise belongs only to God, Lord of the Worlds, and peace and blessings descend on ...
The Eighth Online Persian Language Course

The Eighth Online Persian Language Course

Registration for the 8th online Persian language course is open The Cultural Institute of Iran in Rome, as part of its cultural and educational activities, promotes the 55th course and the eighth online course of Persian language. The ...
The new edition of the Persian - Italian Vocabulary

The new edition of the Persian - Italian Vocabulary

Original title: فرهنگ واژگان فارسی ایتالیایی Author: Alessandro Coletti- Hanne Coletti Grunbaum Preface: Original language: Translator: Publisher: Istituto Per Oriente Year of publication: 2022 Number of pages: ISBN: [separator content_type = "text" text = "Summary" text_tag = "span" align = "center" content_align = "center" href = "#" ...
International Festival Crossings of Civilization and the presence of the Iranian writer Sepideh Siyavashi in Venice

International Festival Crossings of Civilization and the presence of the Iranian writer Sepideh Siyavashi in Venice

The Midnight Palace and the Festival Incroci di Civiltà in Venice On the occasion of the translation and publication of the work of the Iranian author Sepideh Siyavashi for the first time in Italy entitled "The Palace of ...
The national day of Mulla Sadra

The national day of Mulla Sadra

Iran celebrates the great Persian scholar and philosopher Mulla Sadra. May 22, Iran celebrates its great Mulla Sadra philosophy. Ṣadr ad-Dīn Muḥammad Shīrāzī known simply as Mulla Sadra Shirazi was born in Shiraz (Iran) in ...
Ferdowsi's National Day. The Somo Persian poet

Ferdowsi's National Day. The Somo Persian poet

May 15th each year is Ferdowsi's day. Hakim Abol-Ghasem Ferdowsi Tusi was born in Tābarān-e Tus around the year 935. Ferdowsi is the greatest Persian-speaking poet, the orator, the sage of Tus, the ...
Best wishes for a serene Eid al-Fitr

Best wishes for a serene Eid al-Fitr

Our best wishes for a peaceful Eid al-Fitr. May Allah and his beloved Prophet Muhammad (Greeting of God be upon Him and Be Family) continue to protect, guide and console our ...
Islamic Philosophy Course - May 9-14, 2022

Islamic Philosophy Course - May 9-14, 2022

The first course of Islamic Philosophy. Vivarium novum Academy in collaboration with the University of Naples L'Orientale, ISMEO and the Cultural Institute of the Islamic Republic of Iran - Rome present the Islamic philosophy course 9 - 14 ...
Iranian artisans in the Florence handicraft exhibition

Iranian artisans in the Florence handicraft exhibition

Florence, the handicraft exhibition inaugurated. Florence, 23 April 20220 - Mida, the International Handicraft Exhibition, now in its 86th edition, has been inaugurated, organized by Firenze Fiera in collaboration with the main institutions and associations ...
The day of the Attar. Poet and Persian Mystic

The day of the Attar. Poet and Persian Mystic

April 14 each year is Attar Nishapuri day. Farid Addin Abu Hamed Mohammad 'Attar Neishapuri is one of the great Persian poets and mystics of the XNUMXth century. Preparer of medical, herbal remedies ...
The Functions of Persian and Arabic Loanwords in Italian Language and Literature

The Functions of Persian and Arabic Loanwords in Italian Language and Literature

The Department of Italian Studies of the University of Sydney presents. The Functions of Persian and Arabic Loanwords in Italian Language and Literature. Webinar (in Italian) Iman Mansub Basiri, University of Tehran. Abstract Cultural exchanges ...
Best wishes for the arrival of the month of Ramadan

Best wishes for the arrival of the month of Ramadan

Ramadan: a wish for peace to all Muslim friends. On the occasion of the beginning of Ramadan, the Cultural Institute of Iran in Rome offers all readers, your families and the entire Islamic community in Italy ...
Greetings comes Nowruz Persian New Year. The Nowruz Festival

Greetings comes Nowruz Persian New Year. The Nowruz Festival

Nowruz, the Persian New Year holiday arrives. Now-Ruz, New Day, is the name of the Persian New Year holiday, which is the oldest holiday in the world. Nowruz has certainly been celebrated for over 3000 ...
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