|“Pictures from Gihane” highlights Italian cultural night in Tehran||
TEHRAN – Tehran’s Iranshahr Theater Complex hosted an Italian troupe performing “Pictures from Gihane” as part of a program for an Italian cultural night on Thursday.
Italian Ambassador Luca Giansanti also attended the performance, which was directed by Claudia Sorace, the complex announced in a press release on Friday.
The Italian cultural night event was arranged by organizers of the 32nd Fajr International Film Festival, which is currently underway in Tehran.
Written by Riccardo Fazi on the 2011 Egyptian revolution, the play is competing in the international section of the festival.
Speaking at the ceremony, the ambassador regarded the ceremony as a good example of the deep cultural relations between the people of Iran and Italy.
He said that Italian culture is respected in such ceremonies and has been highlighted by the Italian troupes in Iran.
About 150 plays from Iran and 11 other countries are competing in the festival, which opened on January 14 and will run until February 1.
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