Architecture in Greater Iran has a continuous history from at least 5000BCE to the present.
Architecture in Greater Iran has a continuous history from at least 5000BCE to the present, with characteristic examples distributed over a vast area from Syria to North India and the borders of China, from the Caucasus to Zanzibar. Persian buildings vary from peasant huts to tea houses, and garden pavilions to "some of the most majestic structures the world has ever seen.
Food in Iran is a fundamental part of Iranian heritage.
Food in Iran is a fundamental part of Iranian heritage. Their ingredients reflect the geography of Iran, while the savor and colors accent the aesthetic tastes of Iranians. The cuisines are associated with so many social events -births, weddings, funerals; and many other ceremonies and rituals- that culinary traditions are intertwined with a country's history and religion.
The Old Persian of the Achaemenian Empire, preserved in a number of cuneiform inscriptions.
Persian literature spans two and a half millennia, though much of the pre-Islamic material has been lost. Its sources have been within historical Persia including present-day Iran as well as regions of Central Asia where the Persian language has been the national language through history. As one of the great literature of mankind the Persian literature has its roots in surviving works in Old Persian or Middle Persian dating back as far as 522 BCE, the date of the earliest surviving Achaemenid inscription, the Bisotun Inscription.
as evidenced by the archaeological records of the Fertile Crescent civilization of Elam.
There are three instrumental forms and one vocal form in Persian music. The instrumental forms are pishdaramad, cheharmezrab, and reng. Pishdaramad was invented by a great master of the tar, Darvish Khan, and was inteded as a prelude to the daramad of a dastgah.
The Culture of Iran is a mix of ancient pre-Islamic culture and Islamic culture
The culture of Iran is one of the oldest in the world. The culture of Iran is a mix of ancient pre-Islamic culture and Islamic culture. Iranian culture probably originated in Central Asia and the Andronovo culture is strongly suggested as the predecessor of Iranian culture ca. 2000 BC.
A Persian miniature is a richly detailed miniature painting which depicts religious or mythological themes
A Persian miniature is a richly detailed miniature painting which depicts religious or mythological themes from the region of the Middle East now known as Iran. The art of miniature painting in Persia flourished from the 13th through the 16th centuries, and continues to this day, with several contemporary artists producing notable Persian miniatures.
In a decree, the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance appointed Hojjatoleslam Mehdi Imanipour as the new head of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (icro). According to the Public Relations of the Organization of Islamic Culture and Communication, in the decree issued by Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Ismaili for the appointment of Hojjatoleslam Imanipour, the…
Iran’s Sa’di Foundation is planning to use scientific methods and the cyberspace to promote education of the Persian language across the world. Gholam Ali Haddad Adel, who heads the foundation, announced the plan while addressing a ceremony held to unveil “The First Step,” an interactive multimedia software, in Tehran on Sunday. He said the foundation…
Iran to Participate at the Kenya National Culture and Tourism Festival November 2021 Edition The Kenya National Culture and Tourism Festival will be held this November at: VENUE: KICC, NAIROBI DATE: 11TH – 13TH NOV 2021 | TIME: 8:00AM – 5:30PM THIS YEARS THEME IS – EMBRACING OUR CULTURAL AND TOURISM DIVERSITY FOR SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT This event will…