Happy Nowruz 2022. Nowruz dates are shown by the calendars of the world.
Persian Poetry is an abiding cultural treasure with timeless relevance and popularity. The Persian language, Farsi, is considered to be a language made for poetry. The rise to prominence dates back thousands of years to the 10th century but was inspired by themes emerging centuries earlier. Prominent Japanese Iranologist Emiko Okada, [...]
Happy Nowruz 2021, the celebration of the Persian New Year and first day of Spring! As it happens, Nowruz this year is particularly well timed and meaningful. The date of Nowruz is determined by the Persian Solar calendar which observes the Vernal Equinox as the beginning of the New Year. [...]
Described as one of the great voices of all times, the melody emperor of Iran, the greatest living maestro of Persian classical music and the voice of Iran, Mohammad-Reza Shajarian, the Iranian singer, poet, calligraphist and humanitarian, passed away at 80 years old in Tehran after a 15 year battle [...]
In 2010, the UN General Assembly recognized March 21st as the International Day of Nowruz and in 2016, Nowruz was officially inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity . Symbolic of the message of Nowruz, the poem Bani Adam by Iranian poet Saadi [...]