Author: IranianRadio

Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman Wins Academy Award

Director Asghar Farhadi won the Academy Award for foreign-language film Sunday night for The Salesman, his psychological tale about a young couple weathering the effects of a violent assault. But Farhadi wasn’t present to...

Iran Wins 2017 Freestyle Wrestling World Cup

Iran defeated the United States to take the gold medal in wrestling’s World Cup on Friday, winning a match that politics almost prevented. Olympic silver medalist Komeil Ghasemi beat American Nick Gwiazdowski 5-0, giving...

Maz Jobrani’s Jimmy Vestvood in Theaters

Maz Jobrani’s newest movie Jimmy Vestwood: Amerikan Hero is coming to a theater near you on May 13.  You won’t want to be the only one to miss it! A message from Jimmy himself:...

Iran Celebrates Norooz at UN in New York

[PTV] – Iran has hosted an event at the United Nations to celebrate Nowruz, or the Persian New Year, with senior diplomats from the world body and a dozen Asian countries in attendance. The annual...

Happy Norooz 1395 / 2016

Wishing all of our listeners the happiest of Persian New Years! “Open the windows, for the kind breeze is celebrating the birthday of the flowers; And Spring, on each and every branch, next to...