Tazieh performances revive Ashura stories at Tehran cultural centers
Several cultural centers in Tehran are playing host to groups of thespians performing stories from the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions during the Ashura uprising in the form of tazieh, the Iranian passion play.
Over 26,000 Iranians donate blood on Tasua, Ashura
A total of 26,504 Iranians donated blood under a national campaign during Tasua and Ashura (the ninth and tenth days of the month of Muharram), Bashir Haji-Beigi, spokesman for the Blood Transfusion Organization announced on Monday.
Lebanon and Prospect of Islamic Resistance
Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah who is known as Mr. Resistance on Sunday and in his speech on the occasion of Ashura made some remarks which are very strategic in its kind and at the same time have half an eye on the past, present and the future of Lebanon.
Ashura Is Not a Memory But a School
Coronavirus pandemic has forced some smaller size mourning gatherings, used to be held in the past in the roofed places to commemorate the martyrdom of the third Imam of Shiites
Iran Marks Ashura Observing Health Protocols
Millions of Iranians are holding nationwide rituals to commemorate Ashura, a day of mourning for the martyrdom of the third Imam of Shiite Muslims, Hussein ibn Ali (AS).
Aran Theater Troupe to restage Ashura opera puppet show in Tehran
Director Behruz Gharibpur plans to restage the Ashura opera puppet show with his Aran Theater Troupe at Tehran’s Ferdowsi Hall during October, the group announced on Saturday. The opera is about the battle of Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions against the Umayyad dynasty during Ashura, the tenth day of the month of Muharram on […]
Plays to narrate tragedy of Ashura in Iranian cities
A lineup of religious theatrical performances will go on stage across Iran in the coming weeks to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of the third Imam of the Shia, Imam Hussein (AS), and his companions. The performances will take place in Tehran and several other cities, the Center for Dramatic Arts announced in a press release […]
Tehran museum to hang calligraphy works on Ashura
TEHRAN – The celebrated Iranian calligrapher Ali Shirazi will put a collection of his works on Ashura on display in an exhibition at the Imam Ali (AS) Religious Arts Museum in Tehran. Ashura is the tenth day of the lunar month of Muharram, upon which Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions were martyred. The exhibit […]