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Sacred Defense

Iran commemorates eight years of the Sacred Defense

Iran commemorates the sacrifice of those who defended the homeland. From today 22 September and for a week, Iran remembers the anniversary of the Sacred Defense, the beginning of the war imposed between Iran and Iraq (1980-1988). A ...
Sacred defense

Iran's sacred defense against Saddam

The Sacred Defense and the Traditional Concept of Peace 40 years ago the war imposed by Iraq against Iran and on the occasion of the World Day of Peace, the Cultural Institute of Iran in Rome in collaboration with the ...
Tarikhaneh the oldest mosque in Iran on the ICESCO heritage list

Tarikhaneh the oldest mosque in Iran on the ICESCO heritage list

 The oldest mosque in the country soon on the ICESCO heritage list. Iran intends to propose "Tarikhaneh", one of its oldest mosques, as a candidate for inclusion in the cultural heritage list of the Islamic Organization for Education, Science ...
Day of Persian Poetry and Literature.

Day of Persian Poetry and Literature.

Iran; the great poet Shahryar is commemorated. On the occasion of the anniversary of the death of the great Iranian poet Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Behjat-Tabrizi (Shahryar), the national day of Persian poetry and literature is also celebrated. The institute ...
Tenth edition of the "Visioni Corte" festival and Iranian short films.

Tenth edition of the “Visioni Corte” festival and Iranian short films.

Venice Film Festival and Iranian short films. A focus on Iranian cinema, screenings, cinema meetings and masterclasses. These are the main ingredients of the XNUMXth edition of the Visioni Corte International Short Film Festival, which will take place from ...
children of the sun

The cinemas are hosting the Iranian film from 2 September

Sons of the Sun in Italian cinemas. The new work by Iranian Majid Majidi presented at the Venice film festival after a visit to the Oscars ceremony, has just been released in Italian cinemas and presents the ...
78. International Film Festival

78. International Film Festival

The critics section hosts the Iranian film Zalava. The criticism section is an autonomous and parallel section organized by the National Union of Italian Film Critics (SNCCI) as part of the Biennale International Film Festival ...
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 ...
Ghadir

Best wishes for the great feast of Ghadir

Shiite Muslims celebrate Eid al-Ghadir tomorrow. “Today I have made your religion perfect, I have completed My grace for you and I liked to give you Islam as your religion”. (Holy Quran, 5: 3) Shia Muslims ...
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

Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 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 ...
Middle East Now; The review of the Florentine Summer returns to the Uffizi

Middle East Now; The review of the Florentine Summer returns to the Uffizi

Middle East Now festival presents the review of special screenings. Middle East Now festival presents the special screenings of films and documentaries "Middle East Now - Summer Flix" as part of Apriti Cinema, the open air cinema arena ...
20 Iranian shorts at the River Film Festival 2021

20 Iranian shorts at the River Film Festival 2021

The Iranian shorts conquer the River Film Festival 2021. The River Film Festival (RiFF) returns to the banks of the Piovego for the fifteenth year and with the numerous cultural events that characterize it. From 1 to 25 July, Porta Portello will become ...
Very short 2021, here are the prizes awarded for the Cefalù film festival

Very short 2021, here are the prizes awarded for the Cefalù film festival

Iranian short film among the winners of the Cefalù 2021 Film Festival. The jury of the festival after examining the 203 short films among the more than three thousand films participating in this edition of the Festival that ...
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 ...
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 ...
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