A report on Yalda Night celebration in Afghanistan
A report on Yalda Night celebration in Afghanistan
Shab-e-Yalda (Yalda Night) also known as Shab-e Chelleh or Shab-e Dijur, is one of the most ancient festivals annually celebrated in Afghanistan for a long time. This year, it was also celebrated by the people of Afghanistan.
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ECI president meets head of ICCO
ECI president meets head of ICCO
H.E. Mr. Sarvar Bakhti, President of the ECO Cultural Institute (ECI), met Dr. Imanipour, head of Islamic Culture and Communication Organization (ICCO) on Wednesday December 22, 2021.
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ECO women are the most beautiful dawn of Yalda night
ECO women are the most beautiful dawn of Yalda night
H.E. Mr. Sarvar Bakhti, President of ECO Cultural Institute, in his speech at the Yalda celebration of the Iranian Women's Occupations (Handicrafts), which was held on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 in the presence of a large number of officials and diplomatic missions in Tehran at Sa`ad Abad Palace in Tehran said: "If Yalda is the longest and darkest night of the year, the women of ECO region are its most beautiful dawn."
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ECI honors the Iranian mountaineer Rashin Jahanbazi
ECI honors the Iranian mountaineer Rashin Jahanbazi
In a ceremony held on December 12, 2021 at ECO Cultural Institute, Rashin Jahanbazi, the first Iranian mountaineer was honored for her conquering the highest summit of Central Asia.
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Iranian University of Science and Culture Grants Scholarship to Afghan Students
Iranian University of Science and Culture Grants Scholarship to Afghan Students
The rector of the University of Science and Culture announced that the university will provide scholarships for graduate students and study opportunities for professors at Afghan universities and research institutes.
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Position of the Persian language in Afghanistan discussed at “Ziafat Hamzabani” literary gathering
Position of the Persian language in Afghanistan discussed at “Ziafat Hamzabani” literary gathering
Poets and literary cultural activists present at " Ziafat Hamzabani " literary gathering reviewed the book "Naghd-e Bidel" (Bidel Critique) as a valuable source to create a correct understanding of the position of Persian poetry and literature in Afghanistan, and emphasized the need to create a correct and mutual understanding of Iranian and Afghan culture for both nations, the youth in particular.
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ECO Tourism should be realized as the symbol of tourism in the region
ECO Tourism should be realized as the symbol of tourism in the region
on September 27, 2021, Sarvar Bakhti, president of the ECO Cultural Institute, issued a message on the occasion of the World Tourism Day.
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Afghan Screenwriter to Head Stockholm Film Festival Jury
Afghan Screenwriter to Head Stockholm Film Festival Jury
Sahra Karimi, film director (“Hava, Maryam, Ayesha”) and head of the Afghan Film Organization, has been named as head of the jury at the next edition of the Stockholm International Film Festival.
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ECO Cultural Institute Hosts Afghan Poets
ECO Cultural Institute Hosts Afghan Poets
In September 2021, the ECO Cultural Institute hosted a group of Afghan poets, and writers residing in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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The Herat-educated girls competed in the global star competition
The Herat-educated girls competed in the global star competition
A group of female students in Herat province has won the International Astronomy Association’s competition.
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Dr. Wafayezada honors the role of the French archaeological team in Afghanistan
Dr. Wafayezada honors the role of the French archaeological team in Afghanistan
Dr. Mohammad Qasim Wafayezada, Acting Minister of Information and Culture, met in his office with the French Ambassador to Kabul.
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The process of repairing and improving the shrine of Imam Fakhr Razi in Herat accelerated
The process of repairing and improving the shrine of Imam Fakhr Razi in Herat accelerated
The Director of Information and Culture of Herat emphasized on accelerating the process of repairing and improving the shrine of Imam Fakhruddin Razi.
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ECI Participates in the Commemoration of the Late Afghan Poet
ECI Participates in the Commemoration of the Late Afghan Poet
The commemoration of the late Afghan poet, writer and cultural activist Mohammad Sarvar Rajaei living in Iran was held on Thursday, September 2, 1400 by the House of Afghanistan Literature in the Amir Hossein Fardi Hall in Tehran.
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Remove Shadow of Unawareness from Cultural Activities of ECO Region
Remove Shadow of Unawareness from Cultural Activities of ECO Region
The press conference of the second exhibition of Hima Nakh & Negareh was held on Monday, August 30, 2021, hosted by the ECO Cultural Institute.
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Six new documentaries on Afghanistan
Six new documentaries on Afghanistan
Six documentaries on Afghanistan have been produced and will be broadcast on Iranian television.
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New Book on the Kart dynasty of Herat Published
New Book on the Kart dynasty of Herat Published
Baysunghur Research Institute in Herat will publish Lawrence Potter's book " The Kart dynasty of Herat: Religion and politics in medieval Iran " translated by Mohammadullah Afzali.
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Herat City to Be Listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site
Herat City to Be Listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has accepted a request by the Afghan government to include the western city of Herat among world cultural heritage sites.
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Wafayezada Officially Takes Over As Acting Minister of Information and Culture
Wafayezada Officially Takes Over As Acting Minister of Information and Culture
Mohammad Qasim Wafayezada officially started work as the Acting Minister of Information and Culture, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported.
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Central Asia’s Future Stars Embark on Dushanbe for CAFA U17 Women’s Championship
Central Asia’s Future Stars Embark on Dushanbe for CAFA U17 Women’s Championship
Women’s football continues its post-pandemic return this week, with four of Central Asia’s U17 women’s national teams set to compete for the CAFA U17 Women’s Championship.
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Artists Send Positive Messages through Art
Artists Send Positive Messages through Art
Haroon Hakimi, Afghanistan`s Deputy Minister of Culture and Arts of the Ministry of Information and Culture, called for artists to send positive messages to their society through their arts.
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