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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 who 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 the 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; The Life and Thought of Avicenna. 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 ...
How COVID19 changed our life ”, with Danial Kheirkhah.

How COVID19 changed our life ”, with Danial Kheirkhah.

Theatrical works on impact and changes imposed by Covid-19. Eight and a half Theater Clips: How the pandemic changed our lives is the title of the new experimental video-theater project produced by the Italian Embassy in Tehran in ...
travel in the direction of 270 degrees

Conversations on Iran

Antonello Sacchetti organizes the "Conversations on Iran" meeting Antonello Sacchetti. Journalist, writer, Iranian expert organizes a series of meetings entitled "Conversations on Iran" The meeting on Monday 27 July 2020 was dedicated to the Iranian writer Ahmad Dehghan in ...
The first online Persian language course for teenagers

The first online Persian language course for teenagers

Registration is open for the 1st online Persian language course for children. We prepare the new generations for the future. The Cultural Institute of Iran in Rome, as part of its cultural and educational activities, after receiving the ...
second online Persian language course

The second online Persian language course

Registration is open for the 2st 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 ...
Ischia film festival

Ischia Film Festival, also tells Iran

Nine feature films competing in the first major post-Covid event. The films that tell about Argentina, Iran, Turkey, Poland, Bulgaria, France and Italy: the show (June 27-July 4) offers eight outdoor evenings and a large online section From Argentina ...
Mohammad Ali Keshavarz

The Iranian entertainment world is in mourning

Mohammad-Ali Keshavarz has passed away. A beloved actor. Mourning in the Iranian world of entertainment: the great actor of cinema, theater and television, Mohammad-Ali Keshavarz passed away after a period of illness on Sunday 14 June, ...
The first online Persian language course

The first online Persian language course

Registration is open for the 1st 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 ...
A Ramadan of solidarity and protection - Prayer time

A Ramadan of solidarity and protection - Prayer time

Ramadan begins: a wish for peace to all Muslim friends. Dear Brothers and Sisters We have come to the recurrence par excellence of our religion: Ramadan. But, this year, fate has wished that both ...
Saadi of Shiraz

Easter greetings and a reflection in difficult times

Easter greetings and a reflection commemorating the poet Saa'di On April 20, Iran is the commemoration of the national day of the thirteenth-century Iranian poet, Saadi Shirazi. It would be appropriate that in difficult times ...
crown iran virus

The collective letter of the Iranian artists to their colleagues in the world

Corona Virus and the collective letter of Iranian artists to their colleagues in the world All of us, citizens of any country and of any nationality, are also citizens of a territory without borders and flags called ...
46th Persian language course

46th Persian language course

Registration is open for the 46 Persian language course The Cultural Institute of Iran in Rome, as part of its cultural and educational activities, promotes the Persian language course. The course aims to introduce ...
women's education in the time of Qajar

Editorial news: "Women's education in the time of the Qajar"

Female education in the time of the Qajar Aracne Edition presents "Female education in the time of the Qajar" by Maryam Maveddat. Preface by Anna Vanzan The volume is a revision of the doctoral thesis of the author Maryam Mavaddat and ...
The National Day of Engineers

The National Day of Engineers

The National Day of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi. In the Iranian calendar, February 24 was named the National Engineers' Day on the occasion of the anniversary of the great Iranian mathematician Nasir al-Din al-Tusi. Nasir al-Din al-Tusi ...
Fear and tremor

Editorial news: "Fear and tremor"

Deck 33 features "Fear and Tremor" by Gholamhoseyn Saedi. Translated and published by Ponte 33 edition in collaboration with ISMEO The six tales of Fear and Tremor, published by Gholamhoseyn Saedi in 1968, are born from ...
The theater show 1 + 1

The theater show 1 + 1

An Italian-Iranian co-production. Two men who come from afar, from two different worlds, find themselves in the same place each with their own suitcase. Each with its own past, they find themselves in a new land ...
Cefalù Film Festival hosts a film from Iran

Cefalù Film Festival hosts a film from Iran

Behzad Khodaveisi with "Cellmate", a film about stolen childhood. Behzad khodaveisi, Iranian director sends the strong message with his film "Cellmate". No to child brides. Behzad khodaveisi, Actor and director of cinema and theater ...
A cultural heritage at risk

A cultural heritage at risk

The threat of Iran's cultural sites on the UNESCO world list The conference entitled "A Cultural Heritage at Risk" in collaboration between the International Association of Mediterranean Studies (ISMEO) and the Cultural Institute of Iran was held ...
Gianni De Biasi

Gianni De Biasi coach of Iran

After Stramaccioni Another Italian in Tehran. Two and a half year agreement, the goal is the World Cup in Qatar. The Italian coach had already brought Albania to the first historic qualification for the European Championships After Andrea Stramaccioni, ...
Persepolis

Culture does not come down with a bomb

The strength of the ancient Persian civilization. Iran has a fluid culture made of grandiose, millennial grafts, mutations and stratifications that have turned into great works of ingenuity and creativity. "From the Roman army to the Mongols and ...
Qasem Soleimani

Book of Condolences in memory of General Qasem Soleimani

In memory of General Qasem Soleimani. To commemorate the martyrdom of General Qasem Soleimani in a terrorist attack on Baghdad, a man of great honor and worth, a fighting hero in the fight against ISIS and various ...
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