Archive for the ‘Art and Culture’ Category

Insight Dubai – Part One

Dubai, situated on the south of Persian Gulf coast of the United Arab Emirates is not just a modern city with lots of malls,skyscrapers, luxury hotels, beach resorts and  sand and sun to relax, but there are many unexplored about cultural aspects and art activities in Dubai. More than 100 different  Nations live within the [...]

September 22, 2011 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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Tirgan;National Damavand Day

Tirgan, is one of the Iranian’s celebrations in the Tir day of the Tir month, which equals the 4th of July. This celebration is held in honor of Tishtar, which is referred to a white bright star and is called “She’ri Al Aboor” in Arabic and is Sirius in Latin. Tir or Tishtar which is [...]

July 10, 2011 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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Susa Museum left unprotected

On May 11th, Iranian Governmental Television broadcasted a report in which the reporter describes the Susa Museum. While showing ancient stones belong to Achaemenid and Parthian empire are exposed to stealing and damaging hazard without being protected with glassy time capsules completely that any visitor can easily access to these historical documents. The reporter mentions that [...]

May 13, 2011 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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Demolishing Stony Structures in Isfahan

Two years ago an Iranian blogger, Shahin Sepanta, warned about what is happening to Iranian Stony Structures in Chehl-Sotoun, Isfahan. Later, chief of Chehel-Sotoun Garden Museum promissed that these stony sturucture along with Sassani stony head  will be organised to transmit and exhibit in the western balcony in the Chehel-Sotoun Garden in order to keep them [...]

March 30, 2011 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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National Identity along with Religious Views

IBN BATTUTA Mall is one of the famous and well designed malls in the UAE. Located adjacent Sheikh Zayed Road . The first thing that impresses every visitor is the idea of having separated regions . The whole mall is separated into 6 main parts each assigned a name of a country, like Egypt, China, Persia, [...]

March 29, 2011 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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What will happen to Isfahan?

Imagine a world known city with thousands of tourists each year, growing population and increasing air pollution in the 21st century. Domestic people want to keep its traditional feature in one hand and municipality wants to reduce the pollution and traffic jam on the other hand. This is the most controversial issue these days in Isfahan. During [...]

March 25, 2011 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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Persepolis is under serious danger

Recent rainings in Fars province caused serious threats to Persepolis, a 2500 year old Persian monument which is located near Shiraz. Persepolis is now serounded by a huge amount of rainwater. Ancient inscriptions in the Persepolis are under serious danger.  Continious erosion, growing lichens between stone fractions and gaps are irrecoverable consequences of this event. You can easily [...]

March 21, 2011 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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Nowrooz, New Days for Iran

  Less than 2 hours are remained to Iranian’s New year ! It is celebrated by Persian people, including all Iranians and Central Asian people. Many customs related to this 2500 year old tradition are done during the first 13 days of spring. Families gather to gether, usually set meetings several times and finish it by a [...]

March 20, 2011 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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