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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Sotheby’s to Auction Works by Modern Iranian Masters Monir, Mohasses

  Works by modern Iranian masters including Bahman Mohasses, Monir Farmanfarmaian, and Manoucher Yektai are coming up for auction at Sotheby's London on April 24. Part...

Persian ‘Supper Club’ Pops Up in London, With Chelo Kabob on the Menu

By Tara Biglari Canadian-born Leila Mozun is a marketing guru by day and a chef by night. Late last month, on the Sunday after Norouz...

First Exhibition of Persian Decorative Art Opens in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s first and most comprehensive exhibition of Persian decorative arts has just opened at the Liang Yi Museum, coinciding with the start of...

Iranians in London Celebrate Nowruz in Style

 By Tara Biglari Millions of Iranians around the world this week celebrated Nowruz -- the Persian New Year -- marking the most important holiday of...

All About Nowruz: The Persian New Year

Nowruz marks the start of a New Year for over 300 million people around the world – foremost among them the people of Iran, for...

Nowruz Events in Europe

By Tara Biglari Nowruz, the Persian New Year, marks the first day of spring and is an Iranian word that translates as "New Day." The...

Nowruz Events in the U.S.

By Fred Parvaneh From coast to coast and in every major city in the US, Iranian-Americans celebrate the arrival of the Persian New Year, or...

Louvre Museum Stages Exhibition in Tehran

The Louvre Museum has just opened the first large-scale exhibition organized by a major Western museum in Iran. Held at the National Museum of...

The Golestan Palace: An Outstanding Example of Qajar Architecture

The Golestan Palace or Kakh-e Golestan is one of the oldest historic monuments in Tehran. It was inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in...

Iran’s Handicrafts, Carpet Trade Face Economic Challenges

By Parastou Mir The term ‘handicraft’ refers to decorative and functional objects that are made completely by hand or with simple tools. Most of these...