Ireland’s Norooz Art Exhibition
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Ireland’s Norooz Art Exhibition

Well, we don’t often get to hear about art in Ireland, North or South, so we were delighted that Dublin’s grand City Hall recently hosted a large array of art and craft works to mark Norooz, Persian new year. Artists in March’s show were from 5 countries Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkey and Afghanistan, plus the … Continue reading

A Shahnameh for the Digital Age
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A Shahnameh for the Digital Age

We have often covered productions and exhibitions around the Persian Book of Kings or The Shahnameh: from our show on Drinking Arak of an Ayatollah’s Beard, a novel about travelling around Iran and Afghanistan with a copy of the classic in hand, to the major Shahnameh exhibition at Cambridge’s Fitzwiliam Museum via an interview with … Continue reading