• Isfahan is ready to cooperate with polish cities

    The mayor of Isfahan:

    Isfahan is ready to cooperate with polish cities

    At the Iftar ceremony of Iranian ambassador in Poland, the mayor of Isfahan spoke about Isfahan’s readiness to hold economical exhibitions and conduct bilateral cultural and artistic events.

  • Isfahani caricaturists to participate in international festival of World Press Cartoon

    Isfahani caricaturists to participate in international festival of World Press Cartoon

    The international festival of World Press Cartoon is a reputable global festival that is held in Portugal annually. It is dedicated to caricature artworks published in the press. The first condition for attending this festival is sending a copy of the published work in the press to this festival.

  • Isfahan; Cradle of Arts

    Isfahan; Cradle of Arts

    There are many types of crafts and traditional arts in Isfahan; some of them are developing day-by- day but some of them are going to be forgotten. It seems that foreigners are more willing to buy the original Iranian art works; however, Iranians prefer to buy the fake one which are often the Chinese one. On the occasion of the World Handicrafts Day, let's discover the world of beauties in Isfahan!

  • Global cities of handicrafts

    Global cities of handicrafts

    The cities of Isfahan, Tabriz, Laljin, Mashhad, Sirjan, Marivan, as well as the villages of Kalporgan, Haft shahr are considered as the global villages of Iran, which are registered in UNESCO world heritage list.

  • Restoration of 50 historical houses in Isfahan started

    Restoration of 50 historical houses in Isfahan started

    "Immediate restoration operations of 50 historical houses in Isfahan province, has been started since about one week ago. These houses are mainly located in Isfahan city, but historical houses in some of the counties of Isfahan province such as Kashan, Ardestan, and eastern part of Isfahan like Harand, and Koohpayeh are also included in this project," said Fariba Khatabakhsh, the head of Preservation and Restoration Group of Cultural Heritage Organization of Isfahan Province.

  • Mayor of Isfahan to attend the international session of creative cities

    Mayor of Isfahan to attend the international session of creative cities

    The mayor of Isfahan will attend the international session of creative cities of the world which is going to be held in Krakow, Poland during the current week.

  • Required infrastructures for Imam Ali square to be provided

    Mehdi Rezaei:

    Required infrastructures for Imam Ali square to be provided

    "Business boom in Imam Ali Square requires supplying infrastructures; we are now planning on providing the required infrastructures according to our predetermined schedules," the director of Imam Ali Square Project said.

  • Restoration operations of Shahreza's historical bazaar started

    Restoration operations of Shahreza's historical bazaar started

    Yesterday afternoon, the restoration operations of historical bazaar of Shahreza County officially started in the presence of the head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Isfahan province.

  • Palestinian must return to their homeland

    Abedi:

    Palestinian must return to their homeland

    "The massive participation of the people in this march represented the excessive cruelty of Zionist regime against Palestinian people. It was also a protest against the collaboration of US imperialism and the cheated countries of the region such as Saudi Arabia which disgraced them," Abedi, the representative of Isfahan in Iranian Parliament said.

  • Laylat Al Qadr in Isfahan

    Laylat Al Qadr in Isfahan

    “Indeed, we sent the Qur’an down during the Night of Decree. And what can make you know what is the Night of Decree? The Night of Decree is better than a thousand months. The angels and the Spirit descend therein by permission of their Lord for every matter. Peace it is until the emergence of dawn.” Sūrat al-Qadr (97th sura of the Qur'an)

  • The restoration project of Chehel Sotoun palace in Zavare has started

    Allahyari:

    The restoration project of Chehel Sotoun palace in Zavare has started

    The head of Isfahan’s cultural heritage, handicrafts, and tourism organization reported the commencement of restoration project of Chehel Sotoun palace in Sarhang Abad in the historical city of Zavareh, located in environs of Ardestan County in the east of Isfahan.

  • Sarawar Mosque lost in history

    Sarawar Mosque lost in history

    Sarawar historical congregational Mosque or (Masjid-e Jameh) is located on 16 km northeast of Golpayegan and on the main road to Sarawar village. The dates carved on the pulpit and the wooden door of the mosque tell about its construction during the Timurid era, but some repairs and restoration had also been done during the Safavid era.

  • Shahreza's pottery works to export to China

    Shahreza's pottery works to export to China

    For the first time, a cargo of "Shahreza's pottery works" will be exported to China in order to be released in the Beijing market.

  • Isfahan is depressed due to the dried up river of Zayanderood

    Nowruzi:

    Isfahan is depressed due to the dried up river of Zayanderood

    "The atmosphere of Isfahan is tragic; people are particularly angry at the Zayanderood’s drying up. Financial problems and cross-border issues are intensifying every day; so people will suffer more and more if we cannot solve the issues properly," the mayor of Isfahan said.

  • We should revitalize the Zayanderood River

    Daniali:

    We should revitalize the Zayanderood River

    “If the destruction process of Gavkhuni lagoon continues, it will endamage neighboring provinces. We should do our best to keep this lagoon alive; the Zayanderood river cannot be removed from Isfahan,” the director general of Isfahan environmental protection organization said.

  • Isfahan's climatic condition in danger

    Isfahan's climatic condition in danger

    Expressing that Isfahan's climatic condition is in danger, the mayor of Isfahan said, "It's necessary to form a Board of Trustees in relation to environmental issues to convene all the authorities; of course, we can also benefit from NGOs supports since they are very interested in cooperating in this field.”

  • Pigeon towers to renew in Isfahan

    Pigeon towers to renew in Isfahan

    Expressing that we should consider the facts when designing the entrance of Isfahan, a PHD holder in Urban Development and Architecture said, "Restorayion of Pigeon Towers which are situated at the city entrances is more effective than building green walls."

  • The whole world should know half the world

    Salarian:

    The whole world should know half the world

    "The main advantages of Isfahan are its tourism industry and handicrafts; Introducing marketing is very important in this regard. We are trying to improve the capacities in these areas by the cooperation of provincial authorities. For example, one of the successful way of marketing is holding specialized and professional exhibitions," said Salarian during a special interview with IMNA.

  • Tourism school a need in Isfahan

    Alireza Salarian:

    Tourism school a need in Isfahan

    Alireza Salarian, who has recently become the Head of Representative Office of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Isfahan, worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs -sections for East and West Asia, Afghanistan, Western Europe, Greece- as well as economic sections; and finally on his last mission, as the chancellor of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Guangzhou of China.

  • Teymare petroglyphs to submerge

    Teymare petroglyphs to submerge

    Petroglyphs or rock arts are images or symbols created by carving part of a rock surface. They are the oldest artwork ever discovered in the history. Petroglyphs are thought to be a way of transmitting messages or a sign which depicts a religious or cultural event.

  • What have you done for Isfahan?

    Moghadari:

    What have you done for Isfahan?

    "The outcome of urban management of Isfahan in this period was providing required supports to young people and women as much as possible; however we faced many insults, slander and vilification as the consequence. Overall, you as the citizens should know that there are certain policy makers in the city, who are afraid of creative and well-off women and young people raise to power, but we stick to our guns," said Moghadari, a member of the Islamic City Council of Isfahan said.

  • The excavations are continued to explore Aliqapu’s runnel route

    Mitra:

    The excavations are continued to explore Aliqapu’s runnel route

    "It is not still clear that whether the discovered runnel route is the path of water entrance to the stone pool of the roof of Aliqapu or the wastewater disposal route; so, excavations must be continued," director of the World Base of Naqsh-e-Jahan Square said.

  • Enjoy Visiting Chaleshter Ancient Castle

    Enjoy Visiting Chaleshter Ancient Castle

    Chaleshter ancient castle situated in a region of the same name in Shahr-e kord. The castle was built by Khodarahm Khan during Qajar dynasty (1323 AH) in the territory of Chaharmahali rulers.

  • 107 construction projects are under way

    The mayor of Isfahan:

    107 construction projects are under way

    "The province authorities and Islamic religious leaders should invite people to unit and guide them to achieve divine righteousness," said the mayor of Isfahan.

  • Isfahan airport entrance to organize

    Isfahan airport entrance to organize

    “The Airport Organizing Project will be carried out at a cost of over 30 billion Rials this year.” The director of architecture and design department of the deputy of architecture and urban design of Isfahan Municipality said.

  • Buried historical figures in Takht-e Foulad to introduce during Quran exhibition

    Buried historical figures in Takht-e Foulad to introduce during Quran exhibition

    “This year, Takht-e Foulad complex and the buried famous figures will be presented differently in the international Quran and Etrat exhibition,” the manager of the historical, cultural, and religious complex said.

  • Isfahan's Old Gardens  revived

    Isfahan's Old Gardens revived

    "Predetermined assignments in the form of a comprehensive project proposal called" Reviving & Preserving-Old-Gardens" has been defined in detail for "Parks and Green Spaces" organization of Isfahan municipality based on which the revival of the old gardens through the city is targeted," said a member of Islamic city council of Isfahan.

  • 90% of pistachio gardens have been destroyed in Badrud

    The head of Natanz agricultural guild organization:

    90% of pistachio gardens have been destroyed in Badrud

    “Spring frostbite and the hot weather have destroyed more than 90% of pistachio gardens in Badrud area,” the head of Natanz agricultural guild organization said.

  • Iftar Time with Firefighters

    Iftar Time with Firefighters

    Ramadan is the ninth month of the lunar calendar; the month of fasting which is observed by all Muslims around the world. Fasting during Ramadan is considered as one of the main religious duties of Islam and considered a powerful symbol of Muslims unity.

  • Victim of Industry

    Victim of Industry

    Mohammad Sadeghi, known as Hossein Kamal, has been weaving handmade saddlebags (Korjin) in a traditional way fromhis youth on. Hossein Kamal now lives in Jarquyeh village. As he claimed, lots of people in the village had been busy in making such traditional handicrafts, but today only three of them keep on working in this field. He is busy twelve hours a day, and could only weave three Korjins a day. Despite a lot of labor, weaving Korjin does not have any economic benefits. This job is a victim of industry and is going to vanish like many other traditional jobs consequently.