Source: Ivan Sahar, Tehran
The commemoration of the
30th Anniversary of Islamic Revolution, which is scheduled to be held in Iran
this February, will witness the active participation of many eminent foreign
news agencies, confirms Ivan Sahar, a well-known foreign media service centre of
the Islamic Republic of Iran. The main events of this 10-day long grand
celebration, which is observed in the commemoration of Ayatollah Ruhollah
Khomeini's return after 15 years of exile, have been scheduled to take place
from 31st January to 10th February.
The celebrations will be flagged off at the exact time that the Ayatollah landed in Iran after overthrowing Mohammad Reza Shah and his Pahlavi regime. A helicopter will shower flowers on the tomb of the Ayatollah. Beginning on Jan 31st, all the events will take place over 10 days and will finally get over on the 10th of Feb, 2009. Many events have been organized in honor of the Islamic Revolution. Different groups of people of the Islamic Republic of Iran will take part in various events demonstrating the Islamic Revolution and its success.
Tehran Municipality's Cultural and Social Department, Tehran Municipality Cultural and Arts Organization, Urban Services Department and Teheran Beautification Organization have conjured up shows depicting the Islamic Revolution. Sporting events, films, music and theater festivals based on this theme form a major part of the 30th anniversary of Islamic Revolution. The historical memory of the city revolving around the Islamic Revolution will find expression in the events. The celebrations are expected to close with a mass rally and military parade commemorating the fall of the Pahlavi regime.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has made all arrangements to celebrate the event in style. One of the events involves the opening of a museum which incorporates all the happenings of the Islamic Revolution. These activities will be depicted by light, sound and images in an interesting way. Another event has been organized by 1000 Iranian artists who have planned a huge painting workshop on the contemporary history. A 3000 m painting will be created by the artists involving 30 groups of 33 people each. A third event is to be staged by the 27th International Fajr Film Festival. It will be highlighting its sand Simorgh, showing 30 birds flying high up in the sky. It has been designed to stress on the emphatic victory of the Islamic Revolution and mark the 30th anniversary of Islamic Revolution.
The House of Cinema will be releasing a pact containing 30 documentaries, 30 short films and 30 film music soundtracks on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Islamic Revolution. A number of unpublished photos of Mahmud Kalari, which show the Islamic Revolution, are also included in this pact. The Islamic Republic of Iran is leaving no stones unturned in making the event a grand success.
Ivan Sahar is making all attempts to help foreign media to cover this event. There are certain rules set by Islamic republic of Iran for the foreign media to follow. These include the requirement to have a visa, press card and special permissions to work in Iran.
The foreign news agencies can rely on Ivan Sahar, which will help them to report as many events taking place as possible during this 30th anniversary of Islamic Revolution. With all the planning that is going on, the celebration in the Islamic Republic of Iran is sure to be well covered by the media.
About Ivan Sahar Company:
Ivan Sahar is a renowned private company in Islamic Republic of Iran, which provides support services for the foreign media groups visiting Iran. As a leading foreign media service center, Ivan Sahar not only offers valuable information on Iran Media, but also helps foreign scribes in the process of applying for press visas. In a nutshell, Ivan Sahar helps foreign press reporters in covering all the events and does its best to arrange for the interviews requested by the foreign media.
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