|Japan keen to hold cultural festival in Tehran again||
He met with Niavaran Cultural Center Director Seyyed Abbas Sajjadi in Tehran, and his plan for holding the cultural week was discussed during the meeting, the center announced in a press release on Monday.
Nakagaki described the Niavaran Cultural Center as one of Tehran’s best places for holding international cultural events and expressed his hope the Japanese cultural week would be held at the center.
He said that Japan always welcomes plans to expand cultural relations with Iran.
“Due to cultural commonalities, both nations always feel an affinity with each other,” Sajjadi said.
He said that the center is ready to host international cultural events, which foreign embassies plan to hold in the future.
Japan organized an eight-day cultural festival in Tehran from October 22 to 29, 2013. Part of the event was held at the Niavaran Cultural Center.
The festival was also held in the Iranian cities of Shiraz, Isfahan and Tabriz during November.
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