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Sassanid site bulldozed in southwestern Iran

Part of a Sassanid tepe was destroyed last week near Ahvaz, the provincial capital of Khuzestan. The destruction was carried out by the Mehrab Housing Company for construction of a high-rise apartment complex, Khuzestan Cultural Heritage Lovers Society (Taryana) announced…

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Farhang Foundation SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2010: Iranian Heritage Music Video

[ad#imapnov08] Farhang Foundation and SoCiArts are proud to announce the second annual Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival. This year, filmmakers from all walks of life, Iranian and non-Iranian, are invited to create a music video (less than 9 minutes) of…

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Safi-ad-din Tomb, Ardabil, Iran

Sheikh Safi-ad-din Is'haq Ardabili (of Ardabil) (1252-1334) (Persian: شیخ صفی‌الدین اردبیلی), eponym of the Safavid dynasty, was the spiritual heir and son in law of the great Sufi Murshid (Grand Master) Sheikh Zahed Gilani, of Lahijan in Gilan Province in…

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Nowruz (Norouz) make it into Unesco heritage list – نوروز جهانی شد

[ad#imapnov08] Persian music and New Year traditions have been registered on UNESCO's List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Tradition of Persian New Year, Nowruz, and the Radif of Iranian music were inscribed on the list during the 4th…

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Desmond Tutu and other Nobel Peace Laureates, Iranian Poets and Artists Support July 25th Global Day of Action

"We deplore the violence and crackdown on peaceful protesters, the increasing restrictions on civil liberties, and the imprisonment of a growing number of civil leaders in Iran." Archbishop Destmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Laureate, 1984 "If one country sincerely wants to…

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Iran latest Routable map for GPS devices

Latest Iran routable Map for GPS devices and Garmin's GPS is now available with following cities: Tehran, Karaj, Semnan, Bam, Hamedan, Kish island, Mashhad, Esfahan, Shiraz and Ghom, including following POIs: Kish Island GPS Map - 5550 small cities and…

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