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THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN: YASAMAN HEJAZI

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“Women’s employment and financial independence have been a constant, unfailing driving force in my efforts towards empowering women. My biggest life achievement is creating 300 jobs for women.” Meet TTT’s next contemporary woman: Yasaman Hejazi Having been awarded the National Women’s Sports Management title, Yasaman Hejazi is the founder and CEO of Block #68 and CN Club—two ...

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ALI AKBAR SADEGHI: IRAN’S SECOND GENERATION OF ANIMATORS

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRKX5nqOltA&t=11s “I tend to mix the past with the present to try and create something new and fresh, but the constant repetition is always there.” - Ali Akbar Sadeghi With well over 60 years of experience in the art world, Ali Akbar Sadeghi’s unique style is a mixture of rich Persian miniature and surrealism. By using recurring ...

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THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN: HELEN NAYEB

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Of the fourth generation of the Nayeb family, and born in 1964, Helen Nayeb is one of the few women in her line of business, who is single-handedly running one of the most luxurious and oldest family restaurants in Tehran. Her great-grandfather was Naser al-Din Shah Qajar’s personal chef. “Haj Ali, who was originally from Tabriz, ...

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THE TEHRAN TIMES GUEST: FARANAK AMIDI

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Once every two weeks on The Tehran Times’ Instagram Story, we will have an influencer (chosen among Iranian Instagram accounts) as a guest to answer your questions. As a result of this collaboration, the 10 most interesting questions (asked by TTT’s audience) and the influencer’s answers will be published in the form of an interview ...

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YALDA x SWEET SIXTY

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Yalda is a traditional Iranian festivity celebrated on the night of the winter solstice. On this night, Iranian families get together and stay up as long as they can; snacking on watermelon and pomegranates while the elders read poems by Hafez for everyone. For this years Yalda Iran Khanom better known as Sweet Sixty has recited ...

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THE TEHRAN TIMES GUEST: IRAN KHANOOM

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Once every two weeks on The Tehran Times’ Instagram Story, we will have an influencer (chosen among Iranian Instagram accounts) as a guest to answer your questions. As a result of this collaboration, the 10 most interesting questions (asked by TTT’s audience) and the influencer’s answers will be published in the form of an interview on ...

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THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN: NINA YASHAR

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Discovering, Crossing and Creating are the three elements that shape the vision behind Nilufar Gallery. Founded by Nina Yashar in the late 90s​,​ ​it is located in Via della Spiga (the​ “​ Alley of the Ear”)—Milan’s prestigious fashion temple—where for 28 years, Nina and her sister, Nilufar have been ceaselessly making bridges between production and ...

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AROOSI EDITORIAL

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Aroosi meaning Wedding in Farsi, is the title and the inspiration of this mini editorial. Aroosi editorial aims to introduce four jewelry/Bijoux Iranian designers and to also explain the story behind some of the significant elements from a traditional Iranian wedding. As the bride and groom walk in, tiny esfand seeds incense Persian weddings to ward off evil from ...

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THE OPULENCE OF PERSIAN INTERIORS

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There was once an apartment in Tehran; so modern and luxurious, so beautifully decorated, similar to it could almost be a Diaghilev backdrop or a mix between Doris Duke’s Shangri La and a penthouse in New York. Meticulously decorated by a connoisseur, the interior of the apartment was reminiscent of the One Thousand and One ...

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THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN: SANAM SHANTYAEI

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Sanam Shantyaei is a journalist with more than a decade's experience as a foreign correspondent and international news television producer. A speaker of French, Spanish, Italian and Farsi, Sanam has lived and worked in Britain, France, Cuba, Italy and Iran.  She's currently based in Paris, where she covers international news for France 24. Sanam also has ...

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