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Day Occasion

Calls & Announcement
  • Tehran to Host Intl Tourism Expo
    The 13th International Tourism and Related Industries Exhibition is scheduled to open at Tehran’s International Fairground on Feb. 12, 2020.

  • The 33th Tehran International Book Fair
    The 33th Tehran International Book Fair will be hold at 14 - 24 April 2020

  • Shab-e Yalda: A warm welcome to winter, felicitous farewell to fall
    Once again, Iranians from all walks of life and all around the globe are arranging to celebrate Shab-e Yalda (Yalda Night), which falls on December 20.

  • Iran to inscribe Yalda Night on UNESCO heritage list in 2021
    Iran is making efforts to have Yalda Night (Shab-e Yalda) inscribed on UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List in 2021.

  • Holy Quran competition
    The holy Quran competition took place in Iran cultural center- Colombo at 14th & 15th December 2019.

Links

  • Khatabe Ghadir English
    Al-Ghadīr Sermon (Arabic: خطبة الغدير) is a sermon delivered by the Prophet (saw) where he (saw) introduced Ali (as) as the Wali (guardian) of Muslims. The prophet (s) delivered this sermon on Dhu l-Hijja 18 of 10/March 19, 632) on the return from Hajjat al-Wida [Hajj of Farewell] in a place called Ghadir Khumm. Many Shia and Sunni scholars have narrated this sermon.

  • Resistance International Film Festival
    16th Resistance International Film Festival September 21st - 27th and November 21st - 27th, 2020

  • The Islamic nation’s cry for unity should fall on the heads of the US & its chained dog, the Zionist regime
    Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on the occasion of the arrival of Hajj season. In the message, His Eminence points to the inability of many Muslims to participate in this year’s hajj ceremony due to the coronavirus restrictions and expresses his hope that they will conduct a safe and blessed hajj pilgrimage in the near future.

  • Islamophobia - What Is in A Name?
    The term “Islamophobia” is understood to be the hatred of Islam and Muslims and has come to the forefront in the last several decades.

  • The Hajj Pilgrimage from Imam Khomeinis Point of View
    Revival of religious thought is regarded as one of the most important concerns of His Eminence Imam Khomeini (s) in the Islamic movement of the 1970s and prior to it. From the beginning of his intellectual, social and political life, he considered the primary objective to be the need to explain the true Islam and rid it of its trappings of ignorance, rigidity and superstition.

  • The world of Western liberal democracy is preoccupied with crises
    The Supreme Leader introduced the ideal of the Islamic Revolution in one expression as the “Islamic Society” and described its characteristics . He went on to point out the great gap between Western liberal democracy in the world today and the crises that have afflicted them.

  • US religious freedom reports: From facts to realities in Iran
    The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) puts Iran among the worst countries in terms of religious freedom, while facts and American media say otherwise; Jews, Christians, and Sunni Muslims enjoy relative freedom in the country.

  • Persian rug, the king of rugs
    Of all the things that are Persian, perhaps the most popular one is a Persian rug.

Iran & Sri Lanka Cultural News
Ghadir Khumm
Khatabe Ghadir English
Al-Ghadīr Sermon (Arabic: خطبة الغدير) is a sermon delivered by the Prophet (saw) where he (saw) introduced Ali (as) as the Wali (guardian) of Muslims. The prophet (s) delivered this sermon on Dhu l-Hijja 18 of 10/March 19, 632) on the return from Hajjat al-Wida [Hajj of Farewell] in a place called Ghadir Khumm. Many Shia and Sunni scholars have narrated this sermon.
 10:34 - 06/08/2020 - Comments : 0More >>
Film Festival
Resistance International Film Festival
16th Resistance International Film Festival September 21st - 27th and November 21st - 27th, 2020
 15:32 - 03/08/2020 - Comments : 0More >>
Hajj Message
The Islamic nation’s cry for unity should fall on the heads of the US & its chained dog, the Zionist regime
Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on the occasion of the arrival of Hajj season. In the message, His Eminence points to the inability of many Muslims to participate in this year’s hajj ceremony due to the coronavirus restrictions and expresses his hope that they will conduct a safe and blessed hajj pilgrimage in the near future.
 08:21 - 30/07/2020 - Comments : 0More >>
Islamophobia
Islamophobia - What Is in A Name?
The term “Islamophobia” is understood to be the hatred of Islam and Muslims and has come to the forefront in the last several decades.
 10:55 - 29/07/2020 - Comments : 0More >>
Hajj
The Hajj Pilgrimage from Imam Khomeinis Point of View
Revival of religious thought is regarded as one of the most important concerns of His Eminence Imam Khomeini (s) in the Islamic movement of the 1970s and prior to it. From the beginning of his intellectual, social and political life, he considered the primary objective to be the need to explain the true Islam and rid it of its trappings of ignorance, rigidity and superstition.
 10:47 - 29/07/2020 - Comments : 0More >>
Leader Opinion
The world of Western liberal democracy is preoccupied with crises
The Supreme Leader introduced the ideal of the Islamic Revolution in one expression as the “Islamic Society” and described its characteristics . He went on to point out the great gap between Western liberal democracy in the world today and the crises that have afflicted them.
 15:07 - 21/07/2020 - Comments : 0More >>
Realities in Iran
US religious freedom reports: From facts to realities in Iran
The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) puts Iran among the worst countries in terms of religious freedom, while facts and American media say otherwise; Jews, Christians, and Sunni Muslims enjoy relative freedom in the country.
 13:45 - 17/07/2020 - Comments : 0More >>
Iranian Art
Persian rug, the king of rugs
Of all the things that are Persian, perhaps the most popular one is a Persian rug.
 13:28 - 14/07/2020 - Comments : 0More >>
Bosnia marks 25th anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide
IMAM KHOMEINI (QS): HISTORIC TESTIMONIES OF THE PRESS
Tanour: A traditional bread baking system in Iran
West Bank annexation; a Zionist dream toward the promised land
The view on women: Islam vs the West
Imam Sadiq (pbuh), a man of knowledge, struggle & political networking for forming Islamic rule
What is the secret behind Iranians resistance in facing sanctions and conspiracies?
Western racism and the world
Tarikhaneh: the oldest existing mosque in Iran
International University International
World Cultural & Religious News
sign agreement
Iran, Turkey sign religious cooperation agreement
Iran and Turkey have inked a cooperation agreement focusing on further expansion of religious relations.
 14:26 - 27/12/2019 - Comments : 0More >>
competition
Holy Quran competition
The holy Quran competition took place in Iran cultural center- Colombo at 14th & 15th December 2019.
 08:23 - 18/12/2019 - Comments : 0More >>
Shahriars commemorate
Iranian poet commemorated in Turkish capital
Ankara, Oct 25, IRNA – Many Iranian and Turkish artlovers, including university professors gathered together in Turkish capital city of Ankara to commemorate the 30th death anniversary of Iranian contemporary poet Shahriar.
 15:16 - 25/10/2018 - Comments : 0More >>
A Centurey Of Injustice
A Centurey Of Injustice Balfour Declaration 1917. November 2nd
The Balfour Declaration was a statement in the form of a letter from the British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour to Lord Walter Rothschild, a leading figure in the British Zionist community, written on 2 November 1917
 15:17 - 01/11/2017 - Comments : 0More >>
Mashhad, the capital of Islamic Culture ه
Charter of Mashhad, the capital of Islamic Culture 2017
Mashhad, city of martyrdom of Imam Ali ibn Musa Al-Reza, heir of Great Khorasan and treasures of the great cultural figures of Toos and large regional center of civilization in Khorasan and Transoxiana, and the city where spirituality and life bond together.
 09:54 - 01/01/2017 - Comments : 0More >>
How to Handle the Enabling Conditions for Extremism and Terrorism
President Rouhani addressing United Nations General Assembly
Mohammad Javad Zarif: Let Us Rid the World of Wahhabism
Irans Leader issues message on 2016 Hajj pilgrimage
The Saudi government has obstructed the path of Allah
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