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Courts from Iran at the international festival 'Courts of dreams'

Shorts from Iran at the international festival 'Courts of dreams'

The international festival 'Corti da Sogni' is back. After the stop imposed last year by the pandemic: the twenty-first edition of the event will be held from 19 to 26 June at the Arena del Sole in Lido, on the Riviera ...
Italy-Iran cooperation on cultural tourism resumes

Italy-Iran cooperation on cultural tourism resumes

The Italian-Iranian project on cultural tourism Launched in 2019 by the Italian Embassy in Iran and the ICE Office in Tehran in collaboration with the Italian Alliance of Cooperatives and the Iranian Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and ...
the online Persian language course

The fifth online course of Persian language and literature

Registration for the 5th online course of Persian language is open The Cultural Institute of Iran in Rome, as part of its cultural and educational activities, promotes the 52st course and the fifth online course of Persian language. The ...
An afternoon with Ferdowsi

An afternoon with Ferdowsi

National Ferdowsi Day. Every year the Iranians dedicate May 15 to commemorate the great Persian poet Ferdowsi. Hakim Abol-Ghasem Ferdowsi Tusi was born in Tābarān-e Tus around the year 935. Ferdowsi is the ...
Dante, Ibn Hamdis and the Persian poets

Dante, Ibn Hamdis and the Persian poets

Dante, Ibn Hamdis and the Persian poets ”; Great cultural event. In streaming formality which will be held on Wednesday 12 May at 18pm.
Martyrdom Imam Ali (AS)

Martyrdom Imam Ali (AS)

Condolences for the martyrdom anniversary Imam Ali (AS). Today, day 21 of the Holy month of Ramadan, is the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Ali (May peace be upon him), the first infallible Imam of the Shiite tradition. The Imam ...
translation course

Translation course

Online translation course. For the first time in Italy, the Negah Association organizes the first online translation course entitled The Translator's Tools The translator's job is surrounded by mystery. What does it mean to do ...
National Day of the Persian Gulf.

National Day of the Persian Gulf.

The National Day of the Persian Gulf is celebrated on April 30th. The day marks the anniversary of the expulsion of the Portuguese from the Strait of Hormuz-Persian Gulf, which took place in 1622, and is remembered as an important event since ...
Photographic exhibition "The always Persian Gulf"

Photographic exhibition "The always Persian Gulf"

National Day of the Persian Gulf. On April 30, the National Day of the Persian Gulf is celebrated. This day marks, the anniversary of the expulsion of the Portuguese from the Strait of Hormuz-Persian Gulf by Shah Abbas (king of Persia ...
Saadi of Shiraz

An evening with Sa'di from Shiraz

National Day of Sàdi Shirazi. Every year the Iranians dedicate April 21 to commemorate the great poet Sàdi. Sàdi (1184 - 1283 E./1291 AD) was one of the greatest poets of literature ...
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 ...
A day of study on Shiism

A day of study on Shiism

Shiism in Europe and the contemporary Middle East. A study day on Shiism in Europe is a unique opportunity for scholars to deepen their mutual concerns and research results, in a particular atmosphere ...
From Tehran to Rome

From Tehran to Rome

From Tehran to Rome, a journey through art ”A new video series dedicated to the most representative faces of Italian and Iranian contemporary art was inaugurated today at the residence of the Italian Ambassador in Tehran, Giuseppe Perrone. "From ...
Review on Iranian Cinema

Review on Iranian Cinema

Salento International Film Festival; Review on Iranian Cinema From 20 to 31 March, 2021 in streaming the Siff (Salento International Film Festival) proposes 2 films dedicated to Iranian Cinema which aims to make Iran known through ...
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 ...
International Women's Day

International Women's Day

Greetings for Women's Day. The Cultural Institute of Iran in Rome WISHES HAPPY WOMEN'S DAY TO ALL WOMEN, especially those who work in the health section and fight the pandemic on the front line ...
the online Persian language course

The fifth online course of Persian language and literature

Registration for the 5th online course of Persian language is open The Cultural Institute of Iran in Rome, as part of its cultural and educational activities, promotes the 52st course and the fifth online course of Persian language. The ...
Islamic Revolution

The Islamic Revolution of Iran and the role of Religious Communities

The Islamic Revolution of Iran. On the occasion of the 42nd anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution of Iran on February 11, 1979, the Cultural Institute of Iran in collaboration with the International Study Center Dimore della Sapienza presents; the meeting at ...
Greetings for Women's and Mother's Day

Greetings for Women's and Mother's Day

Today in Iran is Women's and Mother's Day. Today, February 3, the Islamic world is celebrating the anniversary of the birth of the beloved daughter of the Prophet Muhammad (Saw), Fatima Zahra (AS). Precisely for this occasion ...
Goodbye dear Anna Vanzan

Goodbye dear Anna Vanzan

Anna Vanzan Iranist and Islamologist passed away at the age of 65. An immense pain, a precious friend, a lover of Persian culture and literature. It went out and left us. Thanks for all that ...
The Third Online Persian Language Course

The Third Online Persian Language Course

Registration is open for the 3st online Persian language course At this moment it is obviously impossible to take the courses in the classroom, however we cannot stop. The Cultural Institute of Iran in Rome, within the framework of its activities ...
Hafez Day, Timeless Iranian Poet

Hafez Day, Timeless Iranian Poet

Every year, on October 12, Iranians commemorate Hafez day. Great Persian poet known throughout the world as one of the main foundations of Persian culture. Hafez of Shiraz which is also known ...
NOSTALGIA FESTIVAL

IRANIAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

The best of contemporary Iranian short films in one festival. The New Armenia Association in collaboration with the Nostalgia Film Festival organizes a festival containing the screening of some short films selected among the works of the best filmmakers ...
Tribute to Biancamaria Scarcia Amoretti

Tribute to Biancamaria Scarcia Amoretti

In memory of a great Islamist; Biancamaria Scarcia Amoretti. The great figure and scholar of the Islamist world in Italy died after a period of illness on Saturday 19 September 2020, at the age of ...
Tourism in Iran

Tourism in Iran and the COVID 19 Emergency

Tourism in Iran and COVID 19 Emergency; opportunities and challenges. On the occasion of the world tourism day, the Cultural Institute of Iran in collaboration with DIRUZ, organizes the webinar dedicated to the tourism industry and the damage that this ...
Iran celebrates the Sacred Defense

Iran celebrates the Sacred Defense

Iran remembers the 40th anniversary of the start of the Sacred Defense. In Iran's official calendar, the War Week imposed by Iraq's then dictator Saddam Hussein on Iran is celebrated from 21st to 28th September. The Cultural Institute ...
Avicenna's life and thought

Avicenna's life and thought

Conversations on Iran; Avicenna's Life and Thought. The Cultural Institute of Iran in collaboration with DIRUZ (the blog entirely dedicated to Iran, its history, its immense culture and its people) organizes the webinar ...
National Doctor's Day

National Doctor's Day

 Iran commemorates Avicenna In Iran on August 22 On the occasion of the anniversary of the birth of the great Persian scholar and physician Avicenna, the national doctor's day is celebrated. Ibn Sina better known in the West as Avicenna, ...
River film festival

Iran and River Film Festival 2020

The River Film Festival hosts short films from Iran. The River Film Festival (RiFF) returns to the banks of the Piovego for the fourteenth year and with the numerous cultural events that characterize it. The scenario is unique: the sixteenth-century staircase of ...
Farzane Amini Takes part in the 12th edition of SiciliAmbiente Film Festival.

Farzane Amini Takes part in the 12th edition of SiciliAmbiente Film Festival.

San Vito Lo Capo hosts the film Highway by Farzaneh Amini. News in sight at the SiciliAmbiente Film Festival. To the sections in competition of documentaries, internationals, short films and animated films, starting from this year we will add ...
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