May 18 has been designated by UNESCO as the International Day of Museums to highlight the role that museums play in preserving beauty, culture, and history. Museums come in all sizes and are often related to institutions of learning and libraries. Increasingly, churches and centers of worship have taken on the character of museums as people visit them for their artistic value even if they do not share the faith of those who built them.
According to Abedreza Eslami, Iran will establish 20 offices by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (ends March 19, 2016) besides the existing tourism information offices already operating overseas.
In late April, the director of Iran’s Cultural Heritage Tourism and Handicrafts Organization (CHTHO) Masud Soltanifar announced that Iran will establish ten more tourism information offices in other countries.
Head of Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM) said nuclear energy has been established in Iran many years ago, however the sensitiveness of West has led to international fame of Iran’s nuclear knowledge.
Vice-President and head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization said one million historical and ancient sites have been identified in the country.
A book titled “A Selection of Imam Musa Kazim’s (AS) Life” has been published by the Religious Affairs section of the Astan (custodianship) of Imam Ali’s (AS) holy shrine, in Najaf, Iraq.
A pavilion at the 28th Tehran International Book Fair offers books on the life and character of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Iran's National Commission of UNESCO said on Sunday that Assistant Director General for Natural Science will visit Iran to attend the 7th international Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering.
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei paid a visit to the 28th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) on Wednesday morning.
Iranian Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Ali Jannati
Iranian and Iraqi culture ministers in a meeting discussed ways to strengthen cultural ties between the two Muslim neighbors.
Bulgaria can be a bridge between Iran and Europe in the field of energy
President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that Bulgaria can act as a bridge to join Iran and Europe to exchange energy.
Head of the Researchers and Technicians Support Fund said the fund is ready to register academic and non-academic inventions of Iranians residing abroad.
The 22nd Conference of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) permanent members ended its two-day activities in Kashan on Tuesday.
World Citizen Organization and World Assembly of Islamic Cities have signed a memorandum of understanding in Qazvin.
Archeologists have discovered ancient relics such as a part of a bracelet, a nail, potteries and metallic remnants at Kulak Castle Hill in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchestan.
At a meeting at the 28th Tehran International Book Fair the Romanian Ambassador to Tehran Cristian TEODORESCU, elaborated on Iranology in Romania and his people’s curiosity in knowing more about the Iranian culture as well as literature.
Kerman province is a land of natural wonders, said the deputy head of Kerman Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department.