• The Iranian Artists Forum is the venue for passion plays that depict the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (AS), the third Shia Imam, in the Battle of Karbala. The Battle of Karbala took place on Muharram 10, in the year 61 AH of the Islamic calendar in Karbala, in present-day Iraq. The battle took place between a small group of supporters and relatives of Prophet Mohammad's grandson, Hossein ibn Ali, and a larger military detachment from the forces of Yazid I, the Umayyad caliph.

  • Colleagues, family members and fans took part in a funeral ceremony to pay their last tributes to film and TV actor Saeed Kangarani. He was buried on Monday in the artists section of Behesht Zahra Cemetary in Tehran. Kangarani was a young actor during the pre-revolutionary Iranian cinema. He didn't appear on the screens after the revolution until 2006 with the film, Marriage, Iranian Style. He died of heart attack on 14 September.

  • The City Theater of Tehran continues to play host to passion plays in the mourning month of Muharram which marks the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (AS), the third Shia Imam. The passion play theater has a long tradition in Iran, the play of the suffering and martyrdom of Imam Hossein and his 72 companions in the day of Ashura.

  • TEHRAN.(HONARONLINE) - Few Tehran monuments are as amazingly beautiful as the Qasr Garden Museum, a once notorious prison that reopened in 2012 as a museum with an abundance of trees and green spaces.

  • An art exhibition by Parinaz Eleish, dubbed Twilight Memories, is underway in the Etemad Gallery of restored Negarestan Garden. Alish will continue to welcome guests and display a striking new style to his paintings until 9 October.