New Arts Festival planned for 2009: “The Divan Festival is to be staged in successive weeks next year in two fabled towns: Shiraz, the Iranian city of poets, wine and flowers, and Weimar, the central German home of the great German poets and writers…” read more
The Briefing, the first work of fiction by Arundhati Roy since The God of Small Things in 1997, was written for Manifesta7, one of the most important European Biennials of Contemporary Art, which opens on July 19 in northern Italy.
The Briefing is an allegory … a powerful fable about Climate Change, the War on Terror and Corporate Raj.
Here is an interview with the author.
BB2′s World Music Quest: “I am looking to do a show featuring artists from around the world. I’m particularly interested in artists using indigenous instruments and stylings.
If you have a favorite artist or group that fits this description please send me a link to their videos or even the name so I can include them in the show.”
Persiphila: Iran Classic Philatelic Reference (Volume 1 – Qajar Dynasty) was awarded the Grand Award and gold medal at the National Philatelic Exhibitions of Washington D.C. among more than 30 entries.
This is the first Grand Award granted to an Iranian Philatelic literature.
Lions of Iran – 5th edition, received a silver medal.
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