• Iranian rural landscape wins prestigious TO DO Award 2020 Tourism Desk 2020-02-03 10:20

    Iranian rural landscape wins prestigious TO DO Award

    TEHRAN – Esfahak village in Tabas, eastern Iran, has won TO DO Award 2020, a prestigious prize which is annually presented by the German Institute for Tourism and Development.

  • Woodcarver Saeed Arzegan in an undated photo. 2019-05-27 20:12

    Iranian woodcarver honored at Australia’s Garland

    TEHRAN - Iranian woodcarver Saeed Arzegan has been honored at Australia’s Garland for his work named “Love Whisper”, which took 320 hours to be completed using 590 pieces of wood.

  • Dutch museum wins American art prize for Iran exhibition 2019-03-16 21:00

    Dutch museum wins American art prize for Iran exhibition

    TEHRAN – The Drents museum has won an audience prize in New York at the prestigious Global Fine Art Awards. The prize was granted on March 12 for its contribution to hosting “Iran – Cradle of Civilization”, an enormous loan exhibit on the history of Persia.

  • Iran’s tourism project wins COMCEC prize 2018-07-10 08:13

    Iran’s tourism project wins COMCEC prize

    TEHRAN – The Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation (COMCEC), which is affiliated with the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation, has awarded a $97,000 prize to Iran for its project titled “Inclusion of Local Communities in Sustainable Muslim Friendly Tourism,” CHTN reported on Sunday. 

  • Tourists visit a Zoroastrian tower of silence and its adjacent fire temple in Yazd, central Iran. 2017-11-21 09:43

    Iran sets sights on expats to boost tourism

    TEHRAN – The Iranian tourism body aims to exploit “untapped potential” of expatriates who can prompt foreign nationals to visit the country.

  • goharshad 2017-08-01 09:44

    2nd Goharshad Intl. Award to be granted to benevolent women

    TEHRAN – The 2nd Goharshad International Award is to be granted today to eight benevolent Muslim women from across the world.

  • Centuries-old cisterns on Iran’s Qeshm Island, southern Iran 2017-07-08 18:56

    Qeshm cisterns nominated for UNESCO prize

    TEHRAN – An innovative approach to revive ancient water structures on the Persian Gulf island of Qeshm in southern Iran has been nominated for the 2017 UNESCO Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).

  • prize 2017-07-03 20:24

    “Women in Science” award to honor leading researchers

    TEHRAN -- The first “Women in Science” award is to be granted to prominent female researchers in the current Iranian calendar year (ending March 20, 2018).

  • Trump-May 2017-01-29 00:43

    Trump-May meeting: They are playing with fire

    It could have been a disaster. But it wasn’t. The prime minister survived her first ordeal by Trump.

  • rm08.jpg 2016-10-25 18:14

    “Starless Dreams” wins Children’s Rights Award at Osnabruck filmfest 

    TEHRAN -- Acclaimed Iranian documentary “Starless Dreams” directed by Mehrdad Oskui has received the Children’s Rights Award at the 31st Osnabruck Independent Film Festival, the organizers announced on Sunday.

  • Farhad Aslani receives top prize of Moscow Filmfest 2016-07-25 21:16

    Farhad Aslani receives top prize of Moscow Filmfest

    Farhad Aslani holds the award for best actor that he won for his role in Reza Mirkarimi’s drama “The Daughter” during the 38th Moscow International Film Festival at Tehran’s Azadi Cineplex on July 24, 2016. Since he could not attend the award presentation event held in the Russian capital in June, he was given the award in Tehran./ IRNA