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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 fourth online course of Persian language and literature

The fourth online course of Persian language and literature

Registration is now open for the 4th online Persian language course The Cultural Institute of Iran in Rome, as part of its cultural and educational activities, is promoting the fourth online course of Persian language. The course has 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 ...
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 ...
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