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Kenya Participates at the 1st Zurkhaneh Sports Online Compettition

Due to the covid 19 pandemic the First Zurkhaneh Sports Competition  was held virtually for 2 days 19th and 20th September streaming live from Tehran Over 20 countries participated including Kenya, Iran, Tanzania, Uganda, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Canada among others. The online event aim to promote the spirit of peace and friendship and establish strong partnership...

Agritourism formulated in Iran

The Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts has declared new guidelines and instructions to launch agritourism in the country. Agritourism is a relatively new branch of the travel industry in which tourists stay with local people in rural areas. Farm/ranch recreation refers to activities conducted on private agricultural lands, which might include fee-hunting and...

Ashura commemorated in Iran

Mourning ceremonies for the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) on the day of Ashura were held on Saturday and Sunday all over Iran amid strict observation of coronavirus-related health protocols. Every year, the Iranian people, along with other Shiite Muslims around the world, hold mourning rituals for the Imam’s martyrdom during the first 10 days...

Muharram rituals being held under health protocols

People across the country hold mourning rituals during the month of Muharram to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS) and his loyal companions. The rituals are held observing healthcare protocols and social distancing rules due to the coronavirus pandemic. President Hassan Rouhani has said that the rituals should be held in a way...

Iranian companies to send anti-corona equipment to 14 countries

 Iranian Knowledge-based companies have so far sent medical and self-protective equipment to four countries for fighting COVID-19 and plan to send the items to ten more countries. “We started sending consignments to 14 selected countries one month ago,” Mehdi Ghalehnouei, an official with the Vice Presidency for Science and Technology said, adding, that Iraq, Syria,...

Enhancing tourism major component of draft Iran-China deal: Iranian of...

An Iranian official says enhancing cooperation and investments in the tourism sector constitutes a key component of a 25-year partnership agreement under discussion between Iran and China. Deputy of Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicraft Vali Taymouri said Monday that a major component of the draft agreement — known as the Sino-Iran Comprehensive Strategic Partnership —...

Naghali; the traditional performance art of Iran

Long before television, social media and the internet became the main sources of entertainment, Iranians gathered in tea-houses or coffeehouses to hear and “watch” mythical stories in a form of dramatic story-telling known as “Naghali”. Naghali, a narrative style of art and a mixture of story-telling with acting and singing, is one of the oldest forms of...

UNESCO ready to develop tourism coop. with Iran

The Director General of Tourism Planning and Development Affairs said that United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is ready to boost tourism cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran. Speaking in an interview with IRNA on Monday, Alireza Rahimi pointed to the details of this plan and reiterated, “in order to compile National...

Information and admission requirements for International applicants at...

The requirements for international applicants for continuing education at Alzahra University are as follow. It is worth mentioning that Alzahra University is ready to grant some full scholarship in postgraduate degree to qualified applicants, and 50% discount on tuition fees. Applications will be examined in the faculties and Scholarship meeting of Alzahra University. https://www.irankenya.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/general-information.pdf

Brief Report of the Zoom Conference on Justice in Imam Khomeini’s Viep...

As we commemorate the 31st Anniversary of the sad demise of the founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini the Cultural Council of the Embassy of Iran Nairobi hosted a virtual conference on ZOOM The theme of the conference was: “Justice in Imam Khomeini’s (R.A) reflection. Speakers included Dr. Kahumbi Maina from Kenyatta University and...